Concepts and definitions

New statistical standards will improve the measurement of the informal economy, providing more useful and complete data to address informality through targeted policies.

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Resolutions and guidelines

Statistical standards adopted by the ICLS

Guides and manuals

In-depth guidance on producing and using labour statistics, including applying international standards

Volunteer work measurement guide

The guide provides survey designers with the latest ILO tools and recommendations to produce statistics on volunteer work in line with the current international standards.

Consumer Price Index Manual: Concepts and Methods | 2020

The manual provides an overview of the methods and practices national statistical offices should consider when making decisions on how to deal with the various problems in the compilation of a consumer price index (CPI). It is an update of the 2004 CPI manual.

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