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Home / News / Sunday, 30th September Marks Start of Fall 2018 Labour Force Survey

Sunday, 30th September Marks Start of Fall 2018 Labour Force Survey

The Fall Labour Force Survey (LFS) to be conducted by the Economics and Statistics Office (ESO) begins on Sunday, 30th September 2018.

The LFS seeks to collect data on employed and unemployed persons in the Cayman Islands, as well as those who are not in the labour force. 

Approximately 1,500 randomly selected households are scheduled for participation in this survey. Trained interviewers will administer the survey.    

The ESO thanks the households who have already participated in the previous surveys, and is asking for the support of the general public in this Fall 2018 exercise.

The data collected is kept in the strictest confidence as mandated by the Statistics Law (2016 Revision). Individual data will not be published or used outside of the ESO and is exempted from the Freedom of Information Act.

For further information on any aspect of the survey or results of previous surveys, contact the Economics & Statistics Office at 516-3329, 949-0940 or visit www.eso.ky.