United Nations Statistics Division

United Nations Statistics Division
Statistics and Statistical Methods Publications

Methods of Measuring Women's Economic Activity--Technical Report
Series: F, No.59 
Sales number:
Languages available:*E, *A, *C, *F, *R, *S


This comprehensive study focuses on issues of data compilation, tabulation and interpretation as means to improve labour force statistics on women. It presents a full set of illustrative tabulations that statisticians and researchers can use to examine women's economic activity in much more depth. It also examines background material on statistical concepts and methods recommended for data collection on economic activity and on national practices in over 20 countries.------ Out of print.

This online publication listing is regularly updated and includes Statistics Division publications in current use. Sales publications may be purchased from bookstores and distributors throughout the world or from the United Nations Sales Section https://unp.un.org/ :

United Nations, Sales Section,
300 East 42nd Street
Room IN-927A
New York, NY 10017, USA

e-mail: publications@un.org
tel: 1-212-963-8302
tel: toll-free within the United States and Canada: 1-800-253-9646
      (Monday-Friday, 9:00 am-5:00 pm EST)
fax: 1-212-963-3489