Terms used in official statistics

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Economically active population by LFS, Population and HousingCensus 2002 and National Census of Population and Housing 2011.


Persons aged 15 years and more who are considered as employed or unemployed.

The employed and unemployed combined comprise the economically active population.

  • Resolution concerning statistics of the economically active population, employment, unemployment and underemployment, adopted by the Thirteenth International Conference of Labour Statisticians
    Place of publication: Genewa
  • Regulation (EC) No 763/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 July 2008 on population and housing censuses
    Place of publication: (Dz. Urz. UE L 218 z 13.08.2008, str. 14)

High-level terms

Low-level terms:

Contact person on methodology:
Małgorzata Cacko