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576 Labour Force Status Identifier

Description

Labour Force Status Identifier describes a student’s employment status.

Details

Version: 4.0
First year: 2015
Last year: -
Field name: LabourForceStatus
Element name: Labour Force Status Identifier

Code format:

Data Type: Alphanumeric
Units: Code (alphanumeric)
Width: 2

Classification

A student whose employment status is described as:

Employed:

CODE MEANING
01 Full-time employee
02 Part-time employee
03 Self-employed - not employing others
04 Employer
05 Employed - unpaid worker in a family business

Unemployed:

CODE MEANING
06 Unemployed - seeking full-time work
07 Unemployed - seeking part-time work

Not In the Labour Force:

CODE MEANING
08 Not employed - not seeking employment
99 No information provided

Coding notes

Labour Force Status Identifier is based on the Australian Bureau of Statistics, Standards for Social, Labour and Demographic Variables, 1999.

Students must be classified to a single labour force category.

Responses for the Labour Force Status Identifier rely on the student’s own perception of their labour force activities.

Refer to: Appendix J - Standards for Social, Labour and Demographic Variables, 1999.

Please refer to the Glossary for further information about terminology used in this document.

Input files

​VET FEE-HELP:

  • VET Student Enrolment (VEN)
  • VET Enrolment Revisions (VER)

Change History

Details of all versions of this data element can be found on its supporting information page.


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