01 June 2000
The purpose of this article is to evaluate the ILO data in relation to the UNSECO data on school enrolment for 44 countries for the year 1990. An earlier evaluation based on Child Labour Surveys in 6 countries (Cambodia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, and Turkey) showed suprisingly that except for one country (Philippines) the ILO labour force participation rates for the age group 10-14 years tended to be higher than the corresponding rates obtained from specialised national child labour surveys.
01 June 2001
This working paper covers issues which must be addressed when questions related to ‘occupation’ and ‘industry’ are to be included in a population census.
01 June 2001
The objective of this Working Paper is to discuss in detail what questions to ask on each of the nine economic topics included in the revised UN Principles and Recommendations for Population and Housing Censuses.
01 July 2005
This Working Paper presents practical guidelines for those who want to develop a National Standard Classification of Occupations (NSCO) with definitions and descriptions of the component groups.
01 February 1995
This Working Paper presents practical guidelines for those who want to register the characteristic (variable) "occupation" in a statistical survey or on administrative records.
01 January 2000
01 January 1998
This paper presents an overview of the work undertaken to develop, use and maintain national occupational classifications and dictionaries and the role of and corresponding work with the International Standard Classification of Occupations (ISCO-88) and its regional variants.
01 January 2000
01 November 2003
This Compendium describes the methodologies currently in use in 95 countries to compile statistics on employment status in conjunction with disability.
01 November 1996
Estimates and projections, by sex and age group, of the economically active population, 1950-2010. Individual projections are presented for all countries and/or territories of the world which in 1990 had attained or exceeded the threshold of 200,000 inhabitants.
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.
01 October 1997
This article contains methodological descriptions as well as employment and unemployment data collected through Labour Force Surveys in fourteen transition countries.
01 October 2004
01 October 1999
The purpose of the present paper is to describe a possible approach for obtaining world and regional estimates of these indicators. The methodology is applied here on a trial basis for obtaining 1995 unemployment estimates with distinction by sex and broad age group (youth and adult). The data should be considered as preliminary and subject to revision.
01 October 1995
In the course of preparing the fourth edition of Estimates and projections of the economically active population, the ILO Bureau of Statistics is now making estimates of activity rates by sex and age group and of distribution by sex for each sector of economic activity, for each country or territory in the world which had 200,000 inhabitants or more in 1990.