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Jordan - Employment and Unemployment Survey, EUS 2007

Overview
Identification
Country
Jordan
Title
Employment and Unemployment Survey, EUS 2007

Study Type
Labor Force Survey [hh/lfs]

Series Information
A quarterly survey collected by the Department of Statistics (DOS) of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

ID Number
JOR_EUS_2007_HD_V1
Version
Version Description
V1.0: A cleaned and a harmonized version of the survey dataset, produced by the Economic Research Forum for dissemination.

Production Date
2016-07
Overview
Abstract

THE CLEANED AND HARMONIZED VERSION OF THE SURVEY DATA PRODUCED AND PUBLISHED BY THE ECONOMIC RESEARCH FORUM REPRESENTS 100% OF THE ORIGINAL SURVEY DATA COLLECTED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS OF THE HASHEMITE KINGDOM OF JORDAN



The Department of Statistics (DOS) carried out four rounds of the 2007 Employment and Unemployment Survey (EUS) during February, May, August and November 2007. The survey rounds covered a total sample of about fifty three thousand households Nation-wide. The sampled households were selected using a stratified multi-stage cluster sampling design. It is noteworthy that the sample represents the national level (Kingdom), governorates, the three Regions (Central, North and South), and the urban/rural areas.

The importance of this survey lies in that it provides a comprehensive data base on employment and unemployment that serves decision makers, researchers as well as other parties concerned with policies related to the organization of the Jordanian labor market.

The raw survey data provided by the Statistical Agency were cleaned and harmonized by the Economic Research Forum, in the context of a major project that started in 2009. During which extensive efforts have been exerted to acquire, clean, harmonize, preserve and disseminate micro data of existing labor force surveys in several Arab countries.

Kind of Data
Sample survey data [ssd]

Units of Analysis
1- Household/family.

2- Individual/person.

Scope
Notes
Household: Includes geographical characteristics, household composition, LFS classification of household members, head's and spouse's characteristics, dwelling characteristics and ownership of durables.

Individual: Includes demographics, nationality and immigration, education, current labor status, main, secondary and last held job characteristics, wages and incomes, unemployment characteristics and inactivity reason(s).

Topics
TopicVocabularyURI
Demographics ERF
Education ERF
Nationality and immigration ERF
Labor Force ERF
Employment ERF
Unemployment ERF
Wages and incomes ERF
Coverage
Geographic Coverage
Covering a sample representative on the national level (Kingdom), governorates, the three Regions (Central, North and South), and the urban/rural areas.

Universe
The survey covered a national sample of households and all individuals permanently residing in surveyed households.

Producers and Sponsors
Primary Investigator(s)
NameAffiliation
Economic Research Forum
Department of Statistics The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Metadata Production
Metadata Produced By
NameAbbreviationAffiliationRole
Economic Research ForumERFCleaning and harmonizing raw data received from the Statistical Agency
Date of Metadata Production
2016-07
DDI Document Version
Version 1

DDI Document ID
JOR_EUS_2007_HD_V1


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