Background Information - LFS

Date published: 02 August 2019

ELMS Publication Schedule

  • Background to the Labour Force Survey contains an overview of the survey, sample coverage and definitions.
  • The LFS Summary Process Diagram is a high level process map showing the collect, process, analyse, disseminate and evaluate steps.
  • Labour Force Survey - Estimating and reporting uncertainty is a short guide explaining the use of confidence intervals and statistical significance in the monthly labour market report and how users can use the information to better understand estimated changes in labour market status.
  • Labour Force Survey - Background Quality Report 2019 is a report that provides users with an evidence based assessment of the quality of the statistical output from the NI Labour Force Survey.
  • Differences between the ILO unemployment and claimant count is a short paper detailing the definitional differences between the two measures of unemployment in Northern Ireland.