Jordan - Employment and Unemployment Survey, EUS 2007
VersionV1.0: A cleaned and a harmonized version of the survey dataset, produced by the Economic Research Forum for dissemination.
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.
Sample survey data [ssd]
ScopeHousehold: 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).
|Nationality and immigration||ERF|
|Wages and incomes||ERF|
CoverageCovering a sample representative on the national level (Kingdom), governorates, the three Regions (Central, North and South), and the urban/rural areas.
The survey covered a national sample of households and all individuals permanently residing in surveyed households.
Producers and Sponsors
|Economic Research Forum|
|Department of Statistics||The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan|
|Economic Research Forum||ERF||Cleaning and harmonizing raw data received from the Statistical Agency|