Survey of Family, Income and Employment Dynamics (Wave 3) September 2005

Embargoed until 10:45am  –  23 March 2007
Media release  – 

Highlights

  • Eight out of every ten people (84.5 percent) were in the same type of family at the end of their first and third years in the survey.

  • Nine out of ten people (91.3 percent) who were employed at the end of the first survey year were also employed at the end of the third year.

 

  • Over half (55.6 percent) of those who were not employed but seeking work at the end of the first survey year were employed two years later.

  • The number of people living alone increased between the first and third years of the survey, up from 306,200 (8.1 percent) to 389,300 (10.4 percent).

 

Graph, Labour Force Involvement by lenght of Spell.

Dallas Welch 23 March 2007
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