This product provides a range of information about the release of microdata from the 2018 Survey of Education and Work (SEW), including details about the survey methodology and how to use the microdata product; TableBuilder. A data item list and information on the conditions of use and the quality of the microdata, as well as the definitions used, are also provided. A TableBuilder is an online tool for creating tables and graphs.
Microdata are the most detailed information available from a survey and are generally the responses to individual questions on the questionnaire or data derived from two or more questions.
The SEW is conducted in May each year throughout Australia and is designed to provide annual statistics about the educational activity and qualifications of the population.
Further information about this product, and other information to assist users in understanding and accessing microdata in general, is available from the Microdata Entry Page. Before applying for access, users should read and familiarise themselves with the information contained in the TableBuilder, User Guide (cat. no. 1406.0.55.005).
APPLYING FOR ACCESS
To apply for access to TableBuilder, register and apply in the Registration Centre.
Further information on access steps can be found in How to Apply for Microdata.
Further information about the survey and the microdata can be found in the various pages associated with this product, including:
Data collected in the survey but not included in TableBuilder may be available from the ABS, on request, as statistics in tabulated form.