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RFL - Labour Force Survey
The Italian Labour Force Survey is the most important survey about the labour situation in Italy. The main topic of this survey is the employment condition (professions, kind of working activity, job experience, ecc.), unemployment condition and inactivity broken down by sex, age and territorial unit (regions).
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Keywords: labour, employment, unemployment
Geographical Unit: region
Analysis Unit: individual, family
Universe: whole national population of 15 years and older
Sample Procedure: about 150.000 individuals and 64.000 households. Two-stage stratified random sample
Weight: Weight used. Please read the documentation for any details
Collection Mode: Computer-Assisted Telephone Interviewing (CATI), Computer-Assisted Personal Interviewing (CAPI)
Collection Size: UniData supplies: 1 dataset in SPSS format; 1questionnaire in PDF format (ita); 1methodological notes in PDF format (ita); 1codebook in HTML format (ita) and in XLS formati (ita); 3 XLS filess and 2 HTML files containing technical documentation. (10 file)
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Source Contact: Contact Centre
ISTAT. (2012) Italian Labour Force Survey – April. UniData - Bicocca Data Archive, Milan. Study Number SN111. Data file release 1.0
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