Terms used in official statistics

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Economically inactive population according to the LFS,Population and Housing Census 2002 and National Census of Population and Housing 2011


Definition:

Persons aged 15 and more who were not classified as employed or unemployed, i.e. persons who during reference week:

1. did not work and were not job-seekers,

2. did not work and were job-seekers, but were not available to start work within: according to LFS - two weeks after the reference week; according to Census 2002 and Census 2011 - in the reference week or the week following the reference week,

3. did not work and were not job-seekers because they had found a job and were waiting to start in the period:

- longer than 3 months,

- not longer than 3 months, but they were not avaitable for work (LFS additional condition).



A group of discouraged persons is specified among the economically inactive, i.e. persons not seeking work because they are convinced that they will not find it.


Source:
  • 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:
Katarzyna Derucka
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