National Indigenous Reform Agreement: P21a-Employment to population ratio, for the working age population (15-64 years) (Census Data), 2010

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Indicator
Indicator type:Indicator
Short name:Employment to population ratio, for the working age population (15-64 years) (Census Data), 2010
METeOR identifier:396621
Registration status:Community Services (retired), Superseded 04/04/2011
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Indicator set:National Indigenous Reform Agreement (2010) Community Services (retired), Superseded 04/04/2011
Outcome area:Indigenous people of working age participate effectively in all sectors and at all levels of the labour market Indigenous, Endorsed 21/07/2010
Quality statement:National Indigenous Reform Agreement: P21a-Employment to population ratio, for the working age population (15-64 years) (Census Data), 2010 QS Community Services (retired), Superseded 04/04/2011

Collection and usage attributes

Population group age from:15 years
Population group age to:64 years
Computation description:Presentation: Number, percentage, rate ratio and rate difference
Computation:100 x (Numerator ÷ Denominator)
Numerator:Number of people aged 15–64 years employed.
Numerator data elements:
Data Element / Data SetPerson—labour force status, code N
Data Source
ABS 2006 Census of Population and Housing
Guide for use

Data source type: Census

Supplementary numerator data source
Data Element / Data SetPerson—age, total years N[NN]
Data Source
ABS 2006 Census of Population and Housing
Guide for use

Data source type: Census

Supplementary numerator data source
Denominator:Total population of people aged 15–64 years
Denominator data elements:
Data Element / Data SetPerson—estimated resident population of Australia, total people N[N(7)]
Data Source
ABS 2006 Census of Population and Housing
Guide for use

Data source type: Census

Supplementary denominator data source
Data Element / Data SetPerson—age, total years N[NN]
Data Source
ABS 2006 Census of Population and Housing
Guide for use

Data source type: Census

Supplementary denominator data source
Disaggregation data elements:
Data Element / Data SetPerson—area of usual residence, geographical location code (ASGC 2006) NNNNN
Data Source
ABS 2006 Census of Population and Housing
Guide for use
Data source type: Census
Data Element / Data SetPerson—Indigenous status, code N
Data Source
ABS 2006 Census of Population and Housing
Guide for use
Data source type: Census
Comments:

Disaggregation: National and state/territory by Indigenous status

Most recent data available for 2010 CRC baseline report: 2006 (Census)

Representational attributes

Representation class:Percentage
Data type:Real
Unit of measure:Person
Format:N[N].N

Indicator conceptual framework

Framework and dimensions:Socioeconomic Factors

Data source attributes

Data sources:
Data SourceABS 2006 Census of Population and Housing
Frequency
Every 5 years
Data custodian

Australian Bureau of Statistics


Accountability attributes

Organisation responsible for providing data:Australian Bureau of Statistics
Further data development / collection required:Specification: Long-term
Other issues caveats:The Indigenous undercount in the Census may introduce bias into the results for Indigenous disaggregation, which may affect comparability across states and territories.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

See also National Indigenous Reform Agreement: P21b-Employment to population ratio, for the working age population (15-64 years) (Survey Data), 2010 Community Services (retired), Superseded 04/04/2011

Has been superseded by National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 21a-Employment to population ratio, for the working age population (15-64 years) (Census Data), 2011 Indigenous, Archived 01/07/2012

See also National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 21b-Employment to population ratio, for the working age population (15-64 years) (Survey Data), 2011 Indigenous, Archived 01/07/2012