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6227.0.30.001 - Microdata: Education and Work, Australia, May 2011 Quality Declaration 
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DATA ITEM LISTS


The Survey of Education and Work, 2011 (SEW) comprised a questionnaire. The questionnaire contained 9 modules and approximately 60 questions, which resulted in approximately 60 data items. Including data items obtained from the Labour Force Survey (LFS), there were approximately 100 data items on the SEW final file.

Users intending to purchase either the CURF or the Survey TableBuilder should ensure that the data they require, and the level of detail they need, are available in these products.

CURF Data

The SEW Basic CURF contains 39,838 confidentialised respondent records from the survey. Subject to the limitations of the sample size and the data classifications used, it is possible to interrogate the CURF, product tabulations and undertake statistical analyses to individual specifications.

The CURF file contains 60 data items. A list of data items available for use with the CURF, including relevant population and classification details, can be found on the Downloads tab.

For a complete list of all data items included on the CURF, refer to the Excel spreadsheet in the Downloads tab. The data item spreadsheet has 7 worksheets;

  • table of content
  • population identifiers
  • data items on demographic characteristics
  • data items on labour force characteristics
  • data items on education characteristics
  • population data items
  • identifiers and weights.
The data item list provides a code to all populations used in the derivations of the data items and each data item has a code associated with it to enable users to link between the two worksheets.

Survey TableBuilder Data

The SEW Survey TableBuilder file also contains 39,838 confidentialised respondent records from the survey. Data items are generally available for cross tabulation using the Survey TableBuilder, although some restrictions may apply.

The TableBuilder file contains 76 data items. A list of data items available for use with the Survey TableBuilder, including relevant population and classification details, can be found on the Downloads tab.

For a complete list of all data items included on the Survey TableBuilder, refer to the Excel spreadsheet in the Downloads tab. The data item spreadsheet has 10 worksheets;
  • table of content
  • population identifiers
  • data items on demographic characteristics
  • data items on labour force characteristics
  • data items on education in current year
  • data items on highest educational attainment
  • data items on education in previous year
  • data items on time left study
  • data items on apprenticeships/traineeships
  • population data items
The populations worksheet provides a code to all populations used in the derivations of the data items and each data item has a code associated with it to enable users to link between the two worksheets.

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