Publications by subject

General

  1. Appendixes B1 to B9 to the manual: Measuring informality

    07 February 2013

    Appendixes B1 to B9: Extracts from national labour force survey questionnaires

  2. Appendixes C1 to C11 to the manual: Measuring informality

    07 February 2013

    Appendixes C1 to C11: Extracts from national economic census or survey questionnaires

  3. Appendixes D1 to D9 to the manual: Measuring informality

    07 February 2013

    Appendixes D1 to D9: Extracts from national mixed survey questionnaires

  4. Appendixes E1 to E2 to the manual: Measuring informality

    07 February 2013

    Appendixes E1 to E2: Proposed layout for tabulations

  5. ILO Projections of the Economically Active Population

    21 May 2013

    The International Labour Office (ILO) programme on estimates and projections of the economically active population (EPEAP) is part of a larger international effort on demographic estimates and projections to which several UN agencies contribute. Estimates and projections of the total population and its components by sex and age group are produced by the UN Population Division, and employed populations by the ILO, the agricultural population by FAO and the school attending population by UNESCO.

  6. Projections of Economically Active Population

    21 May 2013

    Since 1971, the ILO has a programme on estimates and projections of the economically active population (EAP). The main objective of this programme is to provide constituents, international agencies and the public at large with the most comprehensive, detailed and comparable estimates and projections of the EAP in the world. In this context, regular estimates and projection are produced and published by the ILO.

  7. Surveys of economically active population, employment, unemployment and underemployment

    13 June 2013

    In October 1982, the Thirteenth ICLS adopted new standards concerning statistics of the economically active population, employment, unemployment and underemployment (Resolution I of the Thirteenth ICLS). The resolution forms part of the standards and guidelines referred to in the Labour Statistics Convention, 1985 (No. 160), and Recommendation, 1985 (No. 170), of the International Labour Office. It replaces Resolution I of the Eighth ICLS (1954) concerning statistics of the labour force, employment and unemployment, and paragraphs 4-9 and 13 of Resolution I11 of the Eleventh ICLS (1 966) concerning measurement and analysis of underemployment and underutilisation of manpower.

  8. Report I - General Report - 19th International Conference of Labour Statisticians, Geneva, 2 - 11 October 2013

    22 July 2013

    The General report describes the main statistical activities carried out by the ILO in the period 2009-2013. It highlights areas and issues for consideration by the Conference, and suggests possible areas for future work on labour statistics by the ILO.

  9. Report II - Statistics of work, employment and labour underutilization - 19th International Conference of Labour Statisticians, Geneva, 2 - 11 October 2013

    30 August 2013

  10. Decent Work Indicators - Guidelines for producers and users of statistical and legal framework indicators

    04 October 2013

    Decent work is central to sustainable poverty reduction and is a means for achieving equitable, inclusive and sustainable development. The ILO Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization recommends the establishment of appropriate indicators to monitor the progress made in the implementation of the ILO Decent Work Agenda. The ILO is supporting member States through technical assistance and capacity building at national, sub-regional and regional levels in this regard.

  11. Report and proposed resolution of the committee on work statistics

    09 October 2013

  12. Report of the discussion

    09 October 2013

  13. Appendixes - Measuring informality

    04 October 2013

  14. Report III - Report of the Conference - 19th International Conference of Labour Statisticians, Geneva, 2 - 11 October 2013

    17 January 2014

  15. Women and Men in the Informal Economy: A Statistical Picture

    23 January 2014

    This publication, Women and Men in the Informal Economy: A Statistical Picture (Second Edition), is a significant step forward from the Women and Men in the Informal Economy: A Statistical Picture (2002) in that it provides, for the first time, direct measures of informal employment inside and outside informal enterprises for 47 countries. The publication also presents statistics on the composition and contribution of the informal economy as well as on specific groups of urban informal workers. Non-technical language and clear, simple statistical tables will make the information easy to understand by a large and varied audience. This publication is intended to respond to the needs of different users, including researchers, statisticians, policymakers, employers’ and workers’organizations, including organizations of informal workers.

  16. Measuring Employment in the Tourism Industries Beyond the Tourism Satellite Account: A Case Study of Canada

    15 May 2014

    The goal of this case study is to identify, describe and explain the Canadian practices of gathering, compiling, estimating, analyzing and describing tourism labour market information regarding persons employed in tourism industries primarily in terms of the characteristics of tourism workers rather than only in terms of jobs. As requested by the ILO, the particular personal and work characteristics featured in this case study include those found in the 2006 Canadian Population Census and the Canadian Labour Force Survey (LFS) such as: employment status, type of work, gender, occupation, educational attainment, membership in equity groups and seasonality of employment.

  17. Quick guide on sources and uses of labour statistics

    03 November 2017

    This guide walks readers through the basics of labour statistics, from their conception to their final use. It includes key information on sources, standards, concepts, definitions, scope and interpretation of labour statistics, making it a valuable tool for anyone wanting to learn the essentials of labour statistics.

  18. ILO LFS Pilot Studies in follow up to the 19th ICLS: Background, objectives and methodology

    04 May 2018

  19. ILO LFS PIilot Studies - Cognitive interviewing tests: Methodology, process and outcomes

    04 May 2018

  20. ILO LFS Pilot Studies - Experimental fields tests: Methodology, process and outcomes

    04 May 2018