Child labour statistics

Numbers on the extent, characteristics and determinants of child labour are provided by the Statistical Information and Monitoring Programme on Child Labour (SIMPOC), which is the statistical arm of IPEC. SIMPOC assists countries in the collection, documentation, processing and analysis of child labour relevant data. This website makes available a wealth of statistical tools, data, reports, like specific questionnaires for child labour surveys; manuals and training kits on how to carry out child labour data collection in households, schools and at the workplace; guidance on how to properly process and analyse the collected information; micro datasets and survey reports from around the world; research on critical statistical issues; regular trend reports.

Manuals and tools

Workshops

Model questionnaires

Publications


Latest publications

  1. Publication

    Magnitud y características del trabajo infantil en Chile - Informe 2013

    06 November 2013

  2. National child labour survey

    Uganda: National Labour Force and Child Activities Survey 2011/12

    17 September 2013

  3. National child labour survey

    Mongolia: Report of National Child Labour Survey 2011-2012

    17 July 2013

Key resources

  1. Global child labour trends 2008 to 2012

    The latest trend report provides new global and regional estimates on child labour for the year 2012 and compares them with the previous 2008 estimates.

  2. CL-Info 1.1

    New database system that helps in organizing and presenting indicators of children's activities derived from SIMPOC-assisted national household surveys.

  3. Sampling for household-based surveys of child labour

    This manual presents a wide range of sampling techniques for household-based child labour surveys with a particular emphasis on sampling design and selection procedures. It is meant to assist survey professionals in statistical offices, universities and research organizations.