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National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 21b-Employment to population ratio, for the working age population (15-64 years) (Survey Data), 2011

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termIndicator
Short name:Help on this termPI 21b-Employment to population ratio, for the working age population (15-64 years) (Survey Data), 2011
METeOR identifier:Help on this term425795
Registration status:Help on this termIndigenous, Archived 01/07/2012
Description:Help on this termProportion of the working aged population employed.
Rationale:Help on this termParticipation 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:Help on this termNational Indigenous Reform Agreement (2011) Indigenous, Archived 01/07/2012
Outcome area:Help on this termIndigenous people of working age participate effectively in all sectors and at all levels of the labour market Indigenous, Endorsed 21/07/2010

Collection and usage attributes

Population group age from:Help on this term15 years
Population group age to:Help on this term64 years
Computation description:Help on this term

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:Help on this term100 x (Numerator ÷ Denominator).
Numerator:Help on this termNumber of people aged 15–64 years employed.
Numerator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetPerson—labour force status, code N
Data Source
ABS 2008 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey (NATSISS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Main Indigenous numerator data source
Data Element / Data SetPerson—labour force status, code N
Data Source
ABS Survey of Education and Work (SEW)
Guide for use
Data source type: survey 
Main non-Indigenous numerator data source
Data Element / Data SetPerson—age, total years N[NN]
Data Source
ABS 2008 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey (NATSISS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey 
Main Indigenous numerator data source
Data Element / Data SetPerson—age, total years N[NN]
Data Source
ABS Survey of Education and Work (SEW)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey 
Main non-Indigenous numerator data source
Denominator:Help on this termTotal population of people aged 15–64 years
Denominator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetPerson—age, total years N[NN]
Data Source
ABS 2008 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey (NATSISS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey 
Main Indigenous denominator data source
Data Element / Data SetPerson—age, total years N[NN]
Data Source
ABS Survey of Education and Work (SEW)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey 
Main non-Indigenous denominator data source
Disaggregation:Help on this term

Disaggregation: National and state/territory by Indigenous status.

Disaggregation data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetPerson—area of usual residence, geographical location code (ASGC 2006) NNNNN
Data Source
ABS 2008 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey (NATSISS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Data Element / Data SetPerson—Indigenous status, code N
Data Source
ABS 2008 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey (NATSISS)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Data Element / Data SetPerson—area of usual residence, geographical location code (ASGC 2008) NNNNN
Data Source
ABS Survey of Education and Work (SEW)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Data Element / Data SetPerson—Indigenous status, code N
Data Source
ABS Survey of Education and Work (SEW)
Guide for use
Data source type: Survey
Comments:Help on this term

Most recent data available for 2011 CRC report: 
- Main data collection: 2008 NATSISS (Indigenous) and 2008 SEW (non-Indigenous)
- Supplementary data collection: 2006 Census

The SEW does not include people living in very remote areas which may affect the comparability of results.

Baseline year for this indicator is 2008; target year is 2018.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termPercentage
Data type:Help on this termReal
Unit of measure:Help on this termPerson
Format:Help on this termN[N].N

Indicator conceptual framework

Framework and dimensions:Help on this termSocioeconomic Factors

Data source attributes

Data sources:Help on this term
Data SourceABS 2008 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey (NATSISS)
Frequency
Every 6 years.
Data custodian
Australian Bureau of Statistics

Data SourceABS Survey of Education and Work (SEW)
Frequency
Annual
Data custodian
Australian Bureau of Statistics

Accountability attributes

Organisation responsible for providing data:Help on this termAustralian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
Further data development / collection required:Help on this termSpecification: Long-term.

Relational attributes

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See also National Indigenous Reform Agreement: P21a-Employment to population ratio, for the working age population (15-64 years) (Census Data), 2010 Community Services (retired), Superseded 04/04/2011

See also 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

Has been superseded by National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 21b-Employment to population ratio, for the working age population (15-64 years) (Survey Data), 2012 Indigenous, Archived 13/06/2013

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