Online Training Course on ‘Labour Supply, Demand and Productivity Statistics’
Date: 13-15 September 2021
Venue: Virtual-SESRIC, Ankara - Türkiye

Within the framework of its Statistical Capacity Building (StatCaB) Programme, SESRIC organised an Online Training Course on ‘Labour Supply, Demand and Productivity Statistics’ with the participation of 12 attendees from the National Statistical Offices (NSOs) of 6 OIC countries on 13-15 September 2021.

Ms. Noraliza Mohamad Ali, Senior Deputy Executive Director; Ms. Salmiah Ponggot, Deputy Executive Director; Ms. Rosnah Muhamad Ali, Ms. Rabi’atul’adawiah Shabli, and Ms. Nur Layali Mohd Ali Khan, Statisticians at Department of Statistics Malaysia (DOSM), conducted the course and covered the following topics:

  • Labour Supply: Concept and Definition, Method of Data Collection and Sampling Design, Labour Force Statistics, and New Indicator Released (Underemployment)
  • Labour Demand: Concept and Definition, Sampling Design, Data Collection, Data Processing, and Employment Statistics (Dissemination)
  • Labour Productivity: Concept, Definition and Data Sources, Component of Labour Productivity, and Approach of Labour Productivity Estimate
  • Labour Market Data Analysis: Linking the Data Dimensions to Inform Policy Decisions

The course was conducted through a video conferencing platform by following synchronous learning and instruction approaches designed in line with the virtual training solutions undertaken by SESRIC in order to better serve the Centre’s training activities and keep participants motivated and engaged during this time of global crisis due to COVID-19.

All presentations of the training course are available at this link.

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