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Study: EU-LFS 2014


Title European Union Labour Force Survey 2014


EU-LFS 2014 contains the Module on Labour market situation of migrants and their immediate descendants.


Geographical Coverage

The EU-LFS 2014 covers "the 28 Member States of the European Union, three EFTA countries (Iceland, Norway and Switzerland), and two candidate countries, i.e. the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Turkey [(not included in the micro-data)].
All the territories of participating countries are covered, except for Cyprus which only covers the areas under the control of the government of the Republic of Cyprus. Since 2014, also the French overseas departments are covered (Guadeloupe, Martinique, Guyane, La Réunion), with the exception of Mayotte." (Eurostat (2015): Quality report of the European Union Labour Force Survey 2014, p. 5.)

Time Period Covered

The EU-LFS 2014 "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." (Eurostat (2015): Quality report of the European Union Labour Force Survey 2014, p. 5.)




Country Specific Information: EU-LFS 2014