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Labour Force Survey (LFS)

Full name of the series in original language
Labour Force Survey (LFS)
Abstract

The Labour Force Survey (LFS) is a survey of households living at private addresses in the UK. Its purpose is to provide information on the UK labour market which can then be used to develop, manage, evaluate and report on labour market policies. The survey is managed by the Social and Vital Statistics division of the Office for National Statistics (ONS) in Great Britain and by the Central Survey Unit of the Department of Finance and Personnel in Northern Ireland on behalf of the Department of Enterprise, Trade & Investment (DETINI).

Geographic coverage

United Kingdom

Time method
Longitudinal: Trend/Repeated cross-section
Time period
1999
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2011

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Update date
15/09/2021