National Household Survey (NHS)

Labour force status of person, category

Labour force status refers to whether a person was employed, unemployed or not in the labour force during the reference period. The labour force consists of persons who contribute or are available to contribute to the production of goods and services falling within the System of National Accounts production boundary.

Person refers to an individual and is the unit of analysis for most social statistics programmes.

The data for this variable are reported using the following classifications and/or lists:

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