Labour force status code

Description

Labour Force Status Identifier describes a student's employment status

Format

Code category
Element (E)
Element #
576
Element Type
String
Width
2
Version Revision Date
Version
5.00
Years version active
2021

Input Packets

Packets/Groups it appears in

Allowable Values

Employed:

VALUE 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:

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

Not In the Labour Force:

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

Additional Information

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 based on the student’s own perception of their labour force activities.