01 October 1996
The purpose of this article is to describe and explain the various types of data provided by countries, and discuss how they might be used in analysis, in particular, for comparing occupational wage rates and earnings. The issues chosen for illustration do not cover all the possible uses to which the October Inquiry data can be put, but concentrate on the issues that are the most important and the most frequently raised.
01 June 1996
This article reflects some of the main issues dealt with in a thesis on labour accounts, a part of the statistical system of labour. The thesis, successfully defended at the University of Amsterdam by the authors of this article, has been published in English by Statistics Netherlands.
01 January 1996
The present report complements a manual which aims at strengthening national capacity in generating relevant and more meaningful data on international migration required for policy formulation.
Estimated rates of activity: Countries and territories of North America, Europe and Oceania (1950-90)
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.
Constructing a map of the world of work: How to develop the structure and contents of a national standard classification of occupations
01 July 1995
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.
What kind of work do you do? Data collection and processing strategies when measuring "occupation" for statistical surveys and administrative records
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 June 1994
01 January 1994
Article from the Bulleting of Labour Statistics celebrates three-quarters of a century of work by the ILO Bureau of Statistics in the field of labour statistics.
01 January 1992