Labour force status cluster
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Set Specification|
|DSS type:||Data Element Cluster|
All health professionals renewing their registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.
Collection and usage attributes
|Statistical unit:||The statistical unit is the Registered health professional.|
|Guide for use:|
The data elements in this cluster, when used together, describe the labour force status of registered health professionals. The cluster assists to describe the size and availability of the health labour force.
The data can be output as sub-groups of the labour force using the following categories:
The employed category excludes those only engaged in unpaid and/or voluntary activities.
Not employed in Australia includes those who are not employed at all and those who are only employed outside Australia.
Data elements in this cluster comprise five key labour force concepts for the registered profession:
It is not necessary to collect these concepts as separate questions. Instead, they are best combined to form the response categories to a set of survey questions.
The following questions are an example of how the separate data elements from this cluster should be used together. They identify the labour force status of a health professional in the registered profession in the last week.
1. Last week, were you:
2. Last week, did you take active steps to look for work in the registered profession in Australia?
Active steps include: applying for work in the profession, enquiring about a job, answering an advertisement, registering with an employment agency, advertising for work or contacting people in the profession about a job.
Thank you - no further questions
Source and reference attributes
|Submitting organisation:||Australian Institute of Health and Welfare|
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