UK Data Service data catalogue record for:
|Title:||Quarterly Labour Force Survey, January - March, 2015: Unrestricted Access Teaching Dataset|
|Series:||UK Data Service Unrestricted Access Teaching Datasets|
|Depositor:||University of Manchester. Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research (CMIST). UK Data Service|
Office for National Statistics
University of Manchester. Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research (CMIST). UK Data Service
|Original data producer(s):||
Office for National Statistics
Economic and Social Research Council
Higher Education Funding Councils. Joint Information Systems Committee
The UK Data Service (UKDS) was funded to compile this teaching dataset by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC).
The Office for National Statistics deposited the main Quarterly Labour Force Survey, January-March 2015 (QLFS) (held at the UK Data Archive under SN 7725), from which this dataset has been compiled. The depositors would like to thank the Office for National Statistics for their permission to repurpose the data.
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Abstract copyright UK Data Service and data collection copyright owner.The Quarterly Labour Force Survey, January - March 2015: Unrestricted Access Teaching Dataset is based on the Quarterly Labour Force Survey, January - March 2015 (available from UK Data Archive under SN 7725) and constitutes real data which are used by government, business and other organisations. The teaching dataset is a subset which has been subjected to certain simplifications and additions for the purpose of learning and teaching.
The main differences are:
For the second edition (September 2016) a new weighting variable has been added to the data and the user guide has been updated accordingly.
The main topics covered are:
|Time period:||January 2015 - March 2015|
Government Office Regions
|Kind of data:||
Individual (micro) level
Adults, aged 16 or over, living in the United Kingdom, resident in private households or National Health Service accommodation, and people living away from the parental home during term-time.
Cross-sectional (one-time) study
The QLFS is a repeated cross-sectional study, but this teaching dataset has been compiled using only data from the QLFS JM15.
Simple random sample
|Number of units:||22,428 cases|
|Method of data collection:||
Compilation or synthesis of existing material
The QLFS is collected by face-to-face interviews and telephone interviews, but the teaching dataset has been created by simplifying the original data.
|Weighting:||Weighting used. See documentation for details.|
Quarterly Labour Force Survey, January - March, 2015, available from UK Data Archive under SN 7725.
|Date of release:|
|First edition:||02 March 2016|
|Latest edition:||08 September 2016 (2nd Edition)|
|Copyright:||Crown copyright held jointly with the UK Data Service. Crown copyright material is reproduced with the permission of the Controller of HMSO and the Queen's Printer for Scotland.|
|Access conditions:||The depositor has specified that registration is not required.|
|Please note:||This unrestricted access teaching dataset is freely available to download under an Open Government Licence.|
|Availability:||UK Data Service|
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Zip files contain data, documentation and licence details
|SPSS (Zip)||1043[MD5Checksum: 7D945E3EDC896A3B1BF44B3CA6A5290F]|
|Stata (Zip)||974[MD5Checksum: 888E28734A08A320C3E7F25327A37234]|
|Tab-delimited (Zip)||1049[MD5Checksum: 72D73969017FCE1C5941412C17E14E12]|
|Title||File Name||Size (KB)|
|User Guide 2015||7912_lfs_jm15_teaching_user_guide.pdf||972|
|Study information and citation||UKDA_Study_7912_Information.htm||7|
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