Dictionary, Census of Population, 2016
Experienced labour force person
'Experienced labour force person' refers to persons 15 years and over currently in the labour force who are employed or who were employed at some point during a long reference period such as a year or more.
Person 15 years or over
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.
Derived variable: Questions 30 to 35
For the 2016 Census, the long reference period referred to in the current definition is from January 1, 2015 to May 7, 2016.
See Figure 6.1 for the components of population and labour force status variable.