The 2011 Workplace Employment Relations Study

We ask researchers to contact us whenever they publish research using the WERS data. We will add your publication to our bibliography. This helps to avoid any duplication among researchers. The bibliography also demonstrates the value of the survey to funders.

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Data and documentation

The 2011 WERS is a rich and valuable resource that can be used to research a wide range of employment issues. The links below provide access to the survey data and documentation, as well as some tips on how to get started.


   • Getting Started - First steps in accessing the survey data and documentation


   • Survey Documentation - Questionnaires and documentation about the survey methodology


   • Deposited Data - Information about the deposited data and latest releases


   • Data Linking - Opportunites for linking the WERS data to other datasets


   • Online Analysis - How to analyse the data without using statistical software


A range of other helpful materials are accessible in the Resources section of this website. These include answers to FAQs and links to the Stata syntax used by the WERS Research Team in their primary analysis.