Labour Force Status Identifier describes a student’s employment status.
|Element name:||Labour Force Status Identifier|
A student whose employment status is described as:
|03||Self-employed - not employing others|
|05||Employed - unpaid worker in a family business|
|06||Unemployed - seeking full-time work|
|07||Unemployed - seeking part-time work|
Not In the Labour Force:
|08||Not employed - not seeking employment|
|99||No information provided|
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.
Please refer to the Glossary for further information about terminology used in this document.
- VET Student Enrolment (VEN)
- VET Enrolment Revisions (VER)
Details of all versions of this data element can be found on its supporting information page.