Database

School-to-work transition survey (SWTS) micro data files

The school to work transition surveys (SWTS) were carried out in more than 30 countries between 2012 and 2015. An accompanying labour demand entrerprise survey (LDES) was carried out in seven countries. The micro data files and questionnaires of the SWTS and LDES are made available.

Resource list | 31 December 2014
Details of the surveys are presented in the following table.

SWTS source information:

The datasets (both in SPSS and STATA format) only contain three derived variables, namely  “employment”, “unemployment” and “school enrolment”, for more information please refer to the methodology. Questions relating to the datasets can be sent to w4y@ilo.org

 

To access data files please send a request to w4y@ilo.org stating your name and organization.

Country Implementation partner Sample size
(15-29 years old)
Geographic coverage Reference period
Armenia 2012 National Statistical Service
 
3,216 National
 
Oct-Nov
Armenia 2014 2,710 Sep -Oct
Bangladesh 2013* Bureau of Statistics 9,197 National Jan-Mar
Benin 2012*
Institut National de la Statistique et de l’Analyse Economique
 
6,917 National
 
Dec
Benin 2014-2015* 4,306 Dec 2014-Jan 2015
Brazil 2013* ECO Assessoria em Pesquisas 3,288 National Jun
Cambodia 2012* National Institute of Statistics
 
3,552 10 provinces Jul-Aug
Cambodia 2014 3,396 National Jul-Aug
Colombia 2013*
Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadística  6,416 Urban Sep-Nov
Congo, Rep. of 2015
Direction Générale de la Formation Qualifiante et de l'Emploi  3,276 Urban May-Jun
Dominican Republic 2015*
Banco Central De La República Dominicana  3,554 Urban Jul-Sep
Egypt 2012* Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS)
 
5,198 National
 
Nov-Dec
Egypt 2014* 5,758 Nov-Dec
El Salvador 2012* Dirección General de Estadística y Censos
 
3,451 National
 
Nov-Dec
El Salvador 2014* 3,604 Oct-Dec
FYR Macedonia 2012* State Statistical Office
 
2,544 National Jul-Sep 
FYR Macedonia 2014* 2,474   Jul-Oct
Jamaica 2013* Statistical Institute of Jamaica
 
2,584 National Feb-Apr
Jamaica 2015 3,666   Jun-Sep
Jordan 2013* Department of Statistics
 
5,405 National Dec 2012-Jan 2013
Jordan 2015 3,749   Mar-Apr
Kyrgyzstan 2013* National Statistical Commission 3,930 National Jul-Sep
Lebanon 2014-2015 Consultation and Research Institute 2,627 National Nov-Jan
Liberia 2012* Liberian Institute of Statistics and Geo-Information Services
 
1,876** National
 
Jul-Aug
Liberia 2014 2,416* Jun-Jul
Madagascar 2013 Institut National de la Statistique
 
3,102 National
 
May-Jun
Madagascar 2015 5,044 Apr-May
Malawi 2012* National Statistics Office
 
3,102 National
 
Aug-Sep
Malawi 2014 3,097 Sep
Moldova, Republic 2013* National Bureau of Statistics
 
1,158 National  Jan-Mar
Moldova, Republic 2015* 1,189 Apr-May
Montenegro 2015 Statistical Office of Montenegro 2,998 National  Sep-Oct
Nepal 2013 Center for Economic Development and Administration 3,584 National  Apr-May
Occupied Palestinian Territories 2013* Central Bureau of Statistics
 
4,320 National
 
Aug-Sep
Occupied Palestinian Territories 2015 4,141 Jun-Jul
Peru 2012-2013* Instituto Nacional de Estadistica e Informática 2,464 Urban  Dec-Feb
Russian Federation 2012* Russian Federal State Statistics Service
 
3,890 11 regions
 
Jul
Russian Federation 2015 3,415 Mar
Samoa 2012* Bureau of Statistics 2,914 National Nov-Dec
Serbia 2015 Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia 3,508 National Mar-Apr
Sierra Leone 2015 Statistics Sierra Leone   National Oct
Tanzania 2013* University of Dar-es-Salaam, Department of Statistics 1,988 National  Feb-Mar
Togo 2012 Direction Générale de la Statistique et de la Comptabilité Nationale
 
2,033 National
 
Jul-Aug
Togo 2014 2,708 Mar-Apr
Tunisia 2013*
Institut National de la Statistique 3,000 National Feb-Mar
Uganda 2013* Bureau of Statistics
 
3,811 National
 
Feb-Apr
Uganda 2015 3,049 Jan-Apr
Ukraine 2013*
Ukrainian Center for Social Reforms
 
3,526 National
 
Feb
Ukraine 2015 3,202 Apr-May
Viet Nam 2012-2013* General Statistics Office
 
2,722 National 
 
Dec-Jan
Viet Nam 2015 2,234 May-Jun
Zambia 2012 IPSOS Zambia
 
3,206 National
 
Dec
Zambia 2014* 3,296 Oct-Dec
*Codebooks available 
**In Liberia only, the sample covers youth aged 15-35 years.


LDES source information:

Country Implementation partner Sample size (no. of enterprises)
Benin Institut National de la Statistique et de l’Analyse Economique 733
Liberia Liberian Institute of Statistics and Geo-Information Services 459
Malawi Center for Development Management 832
Nepal Center for Economic Development and Administration 412
Tanzania University of Dar-es-Salaam, Department of Statistics 197
Tunisia Institut National de la Statistique 735
Viet Nam General Statistics Office 791
Zambia IPSOS Zambia 485