Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Short name:||PI 21a-Employment to population ratio, for the working age population (15-64 years) (Census Data), 2011|
|Description:||Proportion of the working aged population employed.|
|Rationale:||Participation in employment has important consequences for living standards, social and emotional wellbeing and participation in the community. This is a key measure of the target to halve the gap in Indigenous employment outcomes between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians within a decade.|
|Indicator set:||National Indigenous Reform Agreement (2011)|
Indigenous, Superseded 01/07/2012
|Outcome area:||Indigenous people of working age participate effectively in all sectors and at all levels of the labour market|
Indigenous, Standard 21/07/2010
Collection and usage attributes
|Population group age from:||15 years|
|Population group age to:||64 years|
Crude rates are calculated, including relative standard errors and confidence intervals.
Rate ratios and rate differences are calculated for Indigenous:non-Indigenous.
Presentation: per 100 persons (percentage).
|Computation:||100 x (Numerator ÷ Denominator).|
|Numerator:||Number of people aged 15–64 years employed.|
|Numerator data elements:|
|Denominator:||Total population of people aged 15–64 years|
|Denominator data elements:|
National and state/territory by Indigenous status.
|Disaggregation data elements:|
Most recent data available for 2011 CRC report:
Baseline year for this indicator is 2008; target year is 2018.
|Unit of measure:||Person|
Indicator conceptual framework
|Framework and dimensions:||Socioeconomic Factors|
Data source attributes
Every 5 years
Australian Bureau of Statistics
|Organisation responsible for providing data:||Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).|
|Further data development / collection required:||Specification: Long-term.|
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes National Indigenous Reform Agreement: P21a-Employment to population ratio, for the working age population (15-64 years) (Census Data), 2010
Has been superseded by National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 21a-Employment to population ratio, for the working age population (15-64 years) (Census Data), 2012