The Labour Market Position of Aboriginal People in Non-Metropolitan New South Wales Ross, Russell en_US 2021-11-25T12:32:36Z 2021-11-25T12:32:36Z 1988 en_US
dc.description.abstract This paper analyses the labour market position of Aborigines living in non-metropolitan New South Wales using original data collected between November 1986 and July 1987. The major findings are: (i) only 17.7% of males and 12.3% of females were employed at the time of the survey - the great majority of whom were concentrated in low pay and/or low tenure jobs; (ii) using the definition of unemployment used by the Australian Bureau of Statistics in its monthly labour force surveys, unemployment rates are estimated to be 75.9% for males and 65.3% for females; (ill) among those unemployed there was a large core of long term unemployment; two-thirds of all people unemployed at the time of the survey had been unemployed for at least two years; (iv) two factors influencing labour market success were education and access to labour market programs; more highly educated Aborigines were more likely to be employed, as were those who had been involved in a labour market program. en_US
dc.identifier.isbn 0858237482 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1031-9689 en_US
dc.language English
dc.language.iso EN en_US
dc.publisher Social Welfare Research Centre, UNSW en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Social Welfare Research Centre discussion papers en_US
dc.rights CC BY-NC-ND 3.0 en_US
dc.rights.uri en_US
dc.source Legacy MARC en_US
dc.subject.other Aboriginal en_US
dc.subject.other Labour Market en_US
dc.subject.other Unemployment en_US
dc.title The Labour Market Position of Aboriginal People in Non-Metropolitan New South Wales en_US
dc.type Working Paper en
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unsw.identifier.doi Sydney en_US
unsw.relation.faculty Arts Design & Architecture
unsw.relation.ispartofworkingpapernumber 1 en_US
unsw.relation.originalPublicationAffiliation Ross, Russell, Social Policy Research Centre, Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, UNSW en_US Social Policy Research Centre *
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