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Economically active population by LFS


Persons aged 15-89 who are considered as employed or unemployed.

The employed and unemployed combined comprise the economically active population.

  • Resolution concerning statistics of work, employment and labour underutilization adopted by the Nineteenth International Conference of Labour Statisticians in Geneva (ICLS) and recommended by the International Labour Organization (ILO) for the use in all countries.
    Place of publication: (Genewa)

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Contact person on methodology:
GUS – Departament Badań Społecznych i Rynku Pracy
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