Presents employment transitions information on birth mothers of a child under 2 years of age living with them at the time of interview in November 2011.
In situations where women had more than one child under the age of 2, data was collected in respect of the employment transitions of women around the most recent birth (i.e the youngest child).
Data collected about women's job during pregnancy; first job started or returned to after the birth; current job details; partners job while the woman was pregnant; partners first job started or returned to after the birth; and partners current job details are cross-classified by characteristics such as income, industry and occupation and demographic characteristics.
The Pregnancy and Employment Transitions Survey was last conducted in November 2005. The November 2011 survey collected additional information on women's employment transitions during pregnancy. Caution should be exercised when comparing the estimates between the 2005 and 2011 surveys. See the Explanatory Note of the publication for more details.