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The reliability of Indigenous employment estimates

Hunter, Boyd; Taylor, John

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Since 1971, the main vehicle for establishing a measure of the labour force status of Indigenous Australians has been the five-yearly Census. For the total population, census data are complemented by inter-censal estimates of labour force status derived from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Labour Force Survey (LFS) first instituted in 1964. This long-standing commitment to data gathering reflects the importance of employment, unemployment, and labour force participation rates as key...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009-09-21T02:27:29Z
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10440/886
Source: Agenda: A Journal of Policy Analysis and Reform

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