|Participation in workforce||Unemployment: in % labor force
Based on surveys and registrations
|1980-82||Unemployment_1980||42||ILO-A 1990 table 9|
|1990-921||Unemployment_1990||67||ILO-B 1995 table 9|
1. ILO used multiple sources of different years: Source A) Labour force sample surveys and General houshold sample surveys; this source is best used in case of interational comparison. Data from source A are of: Canada, USA, Israel, Japan, Philippines, South-Korea, Turkey, Austria, Belgium, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, West-Germany, Brasil (urban areas), Chile, Australia, New Zealand (all 1990) and Iceland, East-Germany and Mexico (1991). Source B) Delivered by Employment Offices. Reliability differs per country. Data from source B are of: Denmark, Luxembourg, Bulgaria, Hungary, Poland and Slovenia (all 1990), Switzerland, Estonia, Lithunia, Romania and Russia (1991), and Latvia (1992). Source C contains estimates based on different sources. Countries: France (1990). Data of Argentina (1990) come from 'Bullein of Labour Statistics, 1994-1, ILO, Geneva.
Work ethics; see topic Economic values
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Keywords added: Cross-national, Unemployment, Social participation,