1. 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.


  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.

  7. Rural and urban labour markets: Different challenges for promoting decent work

    13 October 2020

  8. Defining and measuring remote work, telework, work at home and home-based work

    05 June 2020

    Working from a distance and working at home are not new phenomena but the relevance of their measurement has increased, not least due to the Covid-19 pandemic. This notes provide guidance to data producers on how the four different concepts of remote work, telework, work at home and home-based work should be statistically understood, how they relate to each other, and how they can be measured through a household survey.

  9. Conceptual Framework for Statistics on Work Relationships

    02 June 2020