Every single data point has a human story. With support from the LSMS+ Program, countries as Cambodia are implementing a new generation of household surveys with improved methods to capture key dimensions of men’s and women’s economic opportunities and welfare.
LSMS is supporting high-frequency phone surveys in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Malawi, Mali, Nigeria, Tanzania and Uganda to track responses to and socio-economic impacts of COVID-19.
This guidebook provides informed advice to statisticians and survey practitioners on the accurate measurement of employment and work in accordance with standards of the 19th International conference of labor statisticians (ICLS) and in the context of multi-topic household surveys.
Between 2017 and 2019, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the World Bank, in collaboration with the Department of Census and Statistics (DCS) of Sri Lanka, completed a pilot study in Sri Lanka with the goal of developing guidance on good practice in the measurement of women and men’s work through household surveys. This report presents a first summary set of the findings of the pilot study, to generate guidance on the measurement of labour across different types of household surveys.
A global online survey to assess the impact of the coronavirus crisis on statistical offices and to identify needs for financial and technical support.