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Australia Longitudinal Study of Children, Wave 1.5 2005

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Growing Up in Australia: The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC), Wave 1.5
Geography 
Australia (AUS)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2005 - 12/2005
Series or system 
Australia Longitudinal Study of Children (LSAC)
Data type
Survey:
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Longitudinal
  • Nationally representative
Summary 

Wave 1.5 of the Australia Growing Up Survey followed two cohorts of 5000 children each. Successive waves of this survey will follow cohorts through adulthood. Suvey respondents included parents only. Questions covered topics such as child's development, major events in parents' life (such as birth of another child, death of friends or relatives, serious illness or injury, and unemployment), paid and unpaid parental leave, hours worked per week, and any work-related problems caused by pregnancy with study child. The cohort B questionnaire included questions that were part of the nested study "The Parental Leave in Australia Survey."

Citation
Suggested citation 
Australian Bureau of Statistics, Australian Institute of Family Studies, Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (Australia). Australia Longitudinal Study of Children, Wave 1.5 2005. Melbourne, Australia: Australian Institute of Family Studies.