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AIHW Health Labour Force Surveys

Identifying and definitional attributes

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The AIHW Health Force Surveys collect information on the demographic and employment characteristics of employees in the professions of medicine, nursing, dentistry, pharmacy, physiotherapy and podiatry. The survey questionnaire is administered to those persons who were registered or enrolled in each profession Australia at the time of the survey.

The medical, nursing and midwifery, and dental labour force surveys are conducted annually, with the questionnaire administered in most jurisdictions by the relevant registration boards, in conjunction with the registration renewal process. Pharmacy, physiotherapy and podiatry labour force surveys are conducted irregularly.

The latest information relating to each of the professions included in the AIHW Health Force Surveys is available from the AIHW Publications website.

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Collection and usage attributes

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Source and reference attributes

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