Publications

1996

  1. Evolution of the economically active population from 1950 to 1995 and forecasts for the year 2010

    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.

  2. Uses and analysis of the ILO October Inquiry data on occupational wages and hours of work

    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.

  3. Labour accounts, core of the statistical system on labour

    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.

  4. Statistics on international migration: A review of sources and methodological issues

    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.

1995

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

1994

  1. Simplified measurement of underemployment: Results of a labour force sample survey in Namibia

    01 June 1994

  2. 75 years of International Labour Statistics

    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.

1992

  1. Integrated framework for the measurement of working time

    01 January 1992