Labour force participation

Modified on 2013/05/16 14:01 by Haoyi Chen — Categorized as: Chapter 2 - Work

From gender issues to gender statistics on labour force participation: illustrative examples

Policy-relevant questions Data needed Sources of data
Are short- and long-term labour force participation trends the same for women and for men? Labour force participation by sex for multiple points in time Household surveys such as LFS (Labour Force Survey) Population censuses
Do variations in women’s labour force participation by age suggest women’s temporary or permanent withdraw from the labour force to care for their children? Labour force participation by sex and age Household surveys such as LFS Population censuses
Are young women more likely to be unemployed than young men? Unemployment by sex and age Household surveys such as LFS Population censuses Administrative sources