Understanding the role of key socio-demographic characteristics in labour force and industry employment outcomes


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The aim of this paper is to improve understanding of the impact of socio-demographic characteristics in labour force and industry employment outcomes in Australia. The paper presents results of multivariate econometric modelling of the relationship between an individual’s socio-demographic characteristics and the probability of being in one of 19 labour market outcomes: employed in any of the 17 one-digit [Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification] ANZSIC industry sectors, unemployed, or not in the labour force. Through the creation of stylised socio-demographic...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Demographics; Outcomes; Employment; Labour market; Economics; Industry; Participation; Culture and society

Keywords: Econometrics; Unemployed; Employment status; Labour force participation; Social indicator; Employment outcomes

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: [Canberra, Australian Capital Territory]: Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research, 2008

Physical description: 49 p.

Resource type: Government report or paper

Rights: This work is copyright. Apart from any use as permitted under the Copyright Act 1968, no part may be reproduced by any process without prior written permission from the Commonwealth.

Document number: TD/TNC 117.1896

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