National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 21a-Employment to population ratio, for the working age population (15-64 years) (Census Data), 2012
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), 2012|
|Registration status:||Indigenous, Archived 13/06/2013|
|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 employment outcomes between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians within a decade.|
|Indicator set:||National Indigenous Reform Agreement (2012) Indigenous, Archived 13/06/2013|
|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|
Collection and usage attributes
|Population group age from:||15 years|
|Population group age to:||64 years|
Presentation: Number and percentage (per 100 population).
Rate ratios and rate differences are calculated for Indigenous:non-Indigenous.
Rate: 100 x (Numerator ÷ Denominator).
Rate ratio: Indigenous rate divided by non-Indigenous rate.
Rate difference: Indigenous rate minus non-Indigenous rate.
|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:|
NO NEW DATA FOR 2012 REPORTING.
Data sources for this indicator are:
The baseline report reported data from the 2008 NATSISS (Indigenous) and 2008 SEW (non-Indigenous) as the main data collection, and data from the 2006 Census as the supplementary data collection. The next available data source will be the 2011-12 NATSIHS for the Indigenous population.
Baseline year for NIRA target (Halve the gap in employment outcomes within a decade) is 2008; 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
|Organisation responsible for providing data:||Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).|
|Further data development / collection required:|
Annual data is not currently available for Indigenous persons.
Source and reference attributes
|Steward:||National Indigenous Reform Agreement Performance Information Management Group|
|Related metadata references:|
Has been superseded by National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 14a-Level of workforce participation (Census data), 2013 Indigenous, Archived 13/12/2013
Supersedes 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), 2012 Indigenous, Archived 13/06/2013