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Response rates, sample size and quality assessment of the Office of National Statistics' quarterly Labour Force Survey.
Keywords: quality, performance, labour force survey, response rates
New population weights using PAYE Real-Time Information data to allow for changes to Labour Force Survey (LFS) collection methods, and changes to population movements in 2020. To be applied to LFS results from July 2021.
Keywords: LFS, weights, population, recalibration
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
This article lists the changes to labour market outputs as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Keywords: reweighting, employment, unemployment, hours
Technical design of the Labour Market Survey attrition test, detailing the survey design and data collection methodology. Includes response results from experimental tests that formed part of the survey design.
Keywords: Employment, LMS, labour market statistics, research, social survey
Details on the characteristic profile of the responding sample to the Labour Market Survey Attrition Test – providing evidence on the socio-demographic profile of respondents across three subsequent waves using an online approach to data collection.
Keywords: Characteristics, Labour force survey
The strengths and weaknesses of the main data sources we use to produce the labour market figures, including the advantages of new administrative data sources and limitations of some of our published figures.
Keywords: LFS, RTI, WFJ, Earnings, Vacancies
Explanation of the major concepts that exist within the labour market and their relationship to each other.
Keywords: employment, unemployment, jobs, earnings, wages
Identification of existing threshold rules in Labour Force and Annual Population Surveys, with recommendations to improve consistency and the communication of uncertainty.
Keywords: LFS thresholds, measuring uncertainty, , LFS disclosure
This report provides a comparison of core labour market outputs from the Labour Market Survey Statistical Test and the Labour Force Survey over the same period (November 2018 to January 2019). It highlights methodological differences and similarities and provides some commentary on the comparability of such figures, as well as recommendations for future research.
Keywords: research outputs, employment, unemployment, economic inactivity