Training Course on 'Labour Statistics' in Togo
Date: 13-15 September 2016
Venue: Lomé - Togo

In accordance with its 2016 Annual Work Plan and within the framework of Statistical Capacity Building (StatCaB) Programme, SESRIC organised the Training Course on 'Labour Statistics' at National Institute of Statistics and Economic and Demographic Studies (INSEED) of the Republic of Togo on 13-15 September 2016.

The Training Course was conducted by Mr. Adéyèmi Appolinaire Tollegbe, Head of Employment Service Statistics of National Institute of Statistics and Economic Analysis (INSAE) of the Republic of Benin with the participation of 21 officials of INSEED.

As defined in the Classification of Statistical Activities (CSA Rev. 1 - October 2009;; Labour – covers statistics on labour force, labour market, employment and unemployment; the more detailed topics include economically active population, labour conditions, health and safety at work (accidents at work, occupational injuries and diseases, work-related health problems), working time and other working conditions, strikes and lockouts, job vacancies, and job creation.

The Training Course on ‘Labour Statistics’ included discussion activities with a focus on the following topics:

  • Employment Statistics,
  • How to Calculate Employment Statistics,
  • Other Employment Statistics including the Key Indicators of the Labour Market, Decent Work Indicators, NEET (Young People Neither in Employment nor in Education and Training), and Child Labour Indicators, The Latest Innovations in terms of Economic Activity and Employment Definition,
  • Conceptual Framework of Employment Statistics,
  • Case Study Calculation of some Employment Indicators with SPSS, and
  • Sources of Employment Statistics including Censuses, the Household Surveys, and Administrative Sources.

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