Publications

2021

  1. Measuring Women and Men’s Work: Main Findings from a Joint ILO and World Bank Study in Sri Lanka

    01 September 2021

    This report presents a range of findings from the joint ILO and World Bank Study completed in partnership with the Department of Census and Statistics of Sri Lanka. The report shows the key areas of inconsistency discovered between the labour force survey and multi-topic living standards survey, how those inconsistencies were addressed across a range of topics including the measurement of employment, labour underutilization and own-use production work. In addition the report highlights the range of valuable data that can be generated when the 19th ICLS standards are applied through household surveys.

  2. Measuring Women and Men’s Work: Summary of Main Findings and Recommendations from a Joint ILO and World Bank Study in Sri Lanka

    01 September 2021

    This report highlights the key findings from the Joint ILO and World Bank Study completed in partnership with the Department of Census and Statistics of Sri Lanka. In addition it highlights the key lessons learned and recommendations for household surveys seeking to measure in line with the latest international statistical standards, in particular those adopted at the 19th ICLS.

  3. Volunteer work measurement guide

    06 May 2021

  4. Strengthening Gender Measures and Data in the COVID-19 Era: An urgent need for change

    01 March 2021

    The ILO has joined with partners in the production and use of gender statistics to issue a call to action to improve gender data, building on lessons learned and gaps exposed or exacerbated during the COVID-19 pandemic. This brief highlights 5 key areas where strong and decisive action is required to achieve sustainable improvement in the availability of key gender data, including in the world of work.

2020

  1. Consumer Price Index Manual - Concepts and Methods | 2020

    19 November 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.

  2. Development of methodologies for the collection of data on international labour migration: A Strategy paper

    10 November 2020

  3. A framework for measuring international labour migration based on a combination of data sources with numerical illustration in the case of Turkey

    10 November 2020

  4. Quick guide on sources and uses of statistics on occupational safety and health

    29 October 2020

  5. Gender relevance of the 19th ICLS statistical standards

    13 October 2020

    This report gives a summary overview of the impact of the introduction of the 19th ICLS statistical standards on labour statistics, as compared with the previous standards from the 13th ICLS. The key gender differences between the frameworks are illustrated using data collected from pilot studies completed between 2015 and 2017.

  6. Report VIII: Closing gender data gaps in the world of work - role of the 19th ICLS standards

    13 October 2020

    This report provides a detailed overview of the relevance of the 19th ICLS for gender analysis of participation in work and the labour market. It uses data from the pilot studies completed between 2015 and 2017 to illustrate the wide range of analytical potential when the new standards are implemented.