Publications

2003

  1. Statistics on the employment situation of people with disabilities: A Compendium of national methodologies

    01 November 2003

    This Compendium describes the methodologies currently in use in 95 countries to compile statistics on employment status in conjunction with disability.

  2. Measuring public sector employment: a review of some methodological issues

    01 October 2003

  3. Decent work statistical indicators: strikes and lockouts statistics in the international context

    01 June 2003

    Based on the analysis of the three major international programmes which aim at the regular publication of international labour disputes statistics, the author argues that currently the measure which best reconciles the number of days lost due to industrial action with the varying sizes of countries’ employed population and provides a reasonable basis for international comparisons is the rate of days not worked due to strikes and lockouts (per 1.000 employees).

  4. Producing Labour Statistics that are useful for addressing gender concerns

    01 March 2003

    This paper identifies areas where national labour statistics as commonly produced could be improved in order to make them more complete and increase their quality and usefulness for revealing distinctions between men and women in the labour market, as well as the particularities of the work of men and women.

  5. Statistics in the ILO: Roles and responsibilities

    01 January 2003

2002

  1. An International Comparison of Unpaid Overtime Work Among Industrialized Countries

    01 September 2002

    The purpose of this paper is, firstly, to estimate the length of unpaid overtime work in Japan and the United States where direct data on the subject are not available , secondly, to compare these findings with other industrialized countries, such as the United Kingdom, Germany, and Canada, where the data are available, and lastly, to show the implications of the international comparison.

  2. Labour Accounts: A Step Forward to a Coherent and Timely Description of the Labour Market

    01 March 2002

    Provide an overview of the characteristic features of Labour Accounts and present the framework used for implementation in Denmark, the Netherlands, and Switzerland, and the possible policy implications for the future.

  3. Comparison of occupational mortality between the Nordic countries and Japan, with analysis by age group in Japan, using micro-data and the Statistical Pattern Analysis (SPA) method

    01 January 2002

  4. On measuring place of work

    01 January 2002

    The report examine why and how the issue of "place of work" was raised, discussed and tackled in various statistical fora. Then, in a second section, several countries’ experiences reviewed for this project are analysed. Third section tries to elaborate a conceptual framework for statistics on “place of work” and their use.

2001

  1. Improving Labour Statistics in Ukraine Through the Integration of Employment and Unemployment Data From Different Sources

    01 October 2001

    This paper attempts to compare and reconcile employment and unemployment data collected from different sources in Ukraine. Also, an alternative procedure to balancing is proposed – integration of data from different sources.