Measuring unpaid domestic and care work

Discover a practical tool for measuring unpaid domestic and care work and find out how we can assist you in making time-use data collection and analysis faster, easier, and more accurate.

Resolution concerning statistics on the informal economy

This resolution aims to set standards for statistics on the informal economy. It defines the statistical concepts of informal productive activities, the informal economy, the informal market economy and informal work and provides operational concepts, definitions and guidelines for the statistical measurement of its components.

ILO data highlights need for disability disaggregated labour force surveys and investment in data systems

Data on labour market disparities between persons with and without disabilities are essential to inform transformative policymaking and programming. Yet, analysis of ILOSTAT datasets reveal that many countries do not collect population-level data on disability status, hampering efforts to disaggregate labour market indicators. Investment in national data systems is needed to advance disability inclusion. This blog focuses on Africa, where we see progress toward more inclusive data systems in many countries, but gaps remain.

ILO modelled estimates methodological overview

The ILO modelled estimates series provides a complete set of internationally comparable labour statistics, including both nationally reported observations and imputed data for countries with missing data. The imputations are produced through a series of econometric models maintained by the ILO. This document describes the methodology of the series.

Engendering informality statistics: gaps and opportunities

This working paper explores the demand for gender data on informality and the measurement challenges faced, and highlights the opportunities emerging from the revision of statistical standards on informality that are set to be adopted in 2023.

Worker and sector profiles (PROFILES database)

Overview For information on basic labour force concepts, such as employment and unemployment for example, refer to the Labour Force Statistics (LFS) database description. The descriptions below are intended to provide further details on the definitions for groups of occupations and/or sectors recombined based on the International Standard Classification of Occupations (ISCO-08 or previous versions) and/or …

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