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6602.0 - Microdata: Longitudinal Labour Force, Australia, 2008-10 Quality Declaration 
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Contents >> Underemployment >> Reason worked less than 35 hours [ABSENCEC]


UNDEREMPLOYMENT

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REASON WORKED LESS THAN 35 HOURS

This data item gives the reason for why someone who usually works full-time worked less than 35 hours in the reference week.

Only those who were 'Stood down, on short time, insufficient work' are considered to be underemployed (see Underemployment status [UNDREMPC])



Identifier:ABSENCEC

Level:Person

Source:LFS

Frequency:Monthly

Population:All

Categories:
0
Did not work less than 35 hours / Not employed
1
Own illness or injury, sick leave
2
Holiday, flextime, study, personal reasons
3
Began, left or lost job during reference week
4
On strike, locked out, industrial dispute, Bad weather, plant breakdown
6
Stood down, on short time, insufficient work
7
Standard work arrangements, shift work, RDO (Rostered Day Off)
8
Worked less than 35 hours for other reasons



Related Information

Labour Force Survey Standard Products and Data Item Guide: Main reasons worked <35 hours (cat. no. 6103.0)
Labour Force, Australia: Understanding Labour Force (cat. no. 6202)
Labour Force, Australia: Glossary - Underemployed workers (cat. no. 6202)
Labour Force Survey Standard Products and Data Item Guide: Underemployed workers (cat. no. 6103.0)
Labour Statistics: Concepts, Sources and Methods: 5. Underemployment (cat. no. 6102.0.55.001)

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