Terms used in official statistics

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Active job seeking


Particular attempts made by a person in order to find a job, i.e. one of the following actions:

- registered in the regional work office,

- tried to find a job through relatives, friends or directly at places of employment, looking through newspaper ads, through private job placement agencies,

- participated in tests, job interviews,

- tried to set-up his/her own business or work post.

  • 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
  • Commission Regulation (EC) No 1897/2000 of 7 September 2000 implementing Council Regulation (EC) No 577/98 on the organisation of a labour force sample survey in the Community concerning the operational definition of unemployment
    Place of publication: Dz. Urz. UE L 228 z 8.9.2000, str. 18—21

High-level terms

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