Dictionary, Census of Population, 2016
New job to start in four weeks or less from reference week
Refers to whether or not a person, in the week of Sunday, May 1 to Saturday, May 7, 2016, had definite plans to start a new job within the next four weeks.
2016 (25% sample); 2011Note 1 (30% sample); 2006, 2001, 1996, 1991, 1986 and 1981 (20% sample). For availability prior to 1981, please refer to Appendix 2.0.
Population aged 15 years and over in private households, who did not work for pay or in self-employment during the week of Sunday, May 1 to Saturday, May 7, 2016.
Direct variable: Question 32
No (did not have definite arrangements to start a new job within the next four weeks); Yes (had definite arrangements to start a new job within the next four weeks)
For more information, see the definitions for Unemployed and Not in the labour force variables.
For information on the comparability of the 2016 Census labour force status data with those of the Labour Force Survey, see Appendix 6.1.
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