Methodology related to employment and employee types

  • Labour Force Survey – user guidance

    Methodology | Released on 16 August 2017

    Guidance about the background and methodology of the Labour Force Survey (LFS).

    Keywords: Labour Force Survey, User Guide, Guidance, LFS, employment, jobs, workforce, labour market, earnings, statistical quality

  • Labour Force Survey performance and quality report: Oct to Dec 2016

    Methodology | Released on 15 February 2017

    Response rates, sample size and quality assessment of the Office for National Statistics's quarterly Labour Force Survey.

    Keywords: LFS

  • Revisions to workforce jobs: Dec 2016

    Methodology | Released on 14 December 2016

    This revisions article explains the revisions to the workforce jobs series released on 14 December 2016 in the Labour Market statistical bulletin.

    Keywords: labour market, LFS, Labour force survey, AWE, average weekly earnings, employment, unemployment, jobs

  • Labour Force Survey performance and quality monitoring reports

    Methodology | Released on 17 August 2016

  • A guide to labour market statistics

    Methodology | Released on 17 August 2016

    Explanation of the major concepts that exist within the labour market and their relationship to each other.

    Keywords: employment, unemployment, jobs, earnings, wages

  • Revisions to workforce jobs

    Methodology | Released on 15 June 2016

  • Measuring disability in the Labour Force Survey

    Methodology | Released on 14 March 2016

    The aim of this report is to provide insight into how the Labour Force Survey (LFS) questionnaire changes, and how is has altered disability reporting behaviours on the LFS. It will provide users with enough understanding to accurately interpret analysis over time and be able to attach relevant footnotes.

    Keywords: labour market, LFS, Labour force survey, AWE, average weekly earnings, articles, employment, unemployment, jobs

  • Subnational labour market

    Methodology | Released on 5 February 2016

    Information about Labour Market Statistics, employment, unemployment and claimant count for small areas including regions, published in the Regional Labour Market Statistical Bulletin.

    Keywords: labour market, employment, unemployment, jobs, subnational labour, regional labour market, small areas, local labour market

  • Standard occupational classification (SOC 2000) backcasting

    Methodology | Released on 5 February 2016

    Overview of the process used to introduce Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) 2000 to replace SOC90.

    Keywords: backcasting, standard occupational classification, labour force survey, SOC, LFS

  • Standard occupational classification (SOC 2000) and NS-SEC on the labour force survey

    Methodology | Released on 5 February 2016

    The first time use of Standard Industrial Classification (SOC) 2000 and NS-SEC in the Labour Force Survey (LFS).

    Keywords: Labour force survey, LFS, standard occupational classification, SOC, jobs, employment, job classifications, types of jobs