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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
Summary of labour market datasets, providing estimates of employment, unemployment, average weekly earnings and the number of vacancies. Tables are listed alphabetically and by topic.
Keywords: labour market, labour market data, employment, unemployment, average weekly earnings
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
During normal operation, Labour Force Survey (LFS) person-weighted datasets use a roll-forward imputation. This article discusses an alternative imputation method that might better cope with the unprecedented labour market circumstances brought about in the pandemic and highlights the impact on main labour market estimates.
Keywords: LFS, Imputation, Employment, Unemployment, Hours
The Labour Force Survey National Statistics Quality Review was published in February 2014. This article provides an update on progress against the recommendations.
Keywords: NSQR, LFS
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
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