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Study: EU-LFS 2015

Titles

Title European Union Labour Force Survey 2015

Abstract

Coverage

Geographical Coverage

The EU-LFS 2015 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 (2016): Quality report of the European Union Labour Force Survey 2015, p. 5)

Time Period Covered

The EU-LFS 2015 "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 (2016): Quality report of the European Union Labour Force Survey 2015, p. 7)

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References

Eurostat (2016). Quality report of the European Union Labour Force Survey 2015.
Eurostat: EU Labour Force Survey database User Guide. Version 2016.

Country Specific Information: EU-LFS 2015