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Study: EU-LFS 2011


Title European Union Labour Force Survey 2011


EU-LFS 2011 contains the Module on Employment of disabled people. The aim of the module is to provide information on the situation on the labour market of disabled people. The module is not designed to measure the prevalence of disability in the population.

Target population: persons aged 15-64 years old. (Persons aged 15 are considered as inactive in ES, IT and the UK. Consequently, the target population for this module will be 16-64.)


Geographical Coverage

The EU-LFS 2011 covers "the 27 Member States of the European Union, three EFTA countries (Iceland, which at the same time is a candidate country, Norway and Switzerland), and three candidate countries, i.e. Croatia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Turkey [(Turkey not included in the micro-data)]." (Eurostat (2013): Quality report of the European Union Labour Force Survey 2011, p. 4.)

Time Period Covered

The EU-LFS 2011 "is designed as a continuous quarterly survey with interviews spread uniformly over all weeks of a quarter. Each reference week starts on Monday and ends on Sunday. The first week of a year or quarter is defined as the week that includes the first Thursday of the year or the quarter.
All countries conduct the LFS as a continuous survey, except Turkey." (Eurostat (2013): Quality report of the European Union Labour Force Survey 2011, p. 5.)




Country Specific Information: EU-LFS 2011