United Nations
Information Centre | Nepal
Report on the Nepal Labour Force Survey 2008
PDF File Size: 2.56 MB | Download   
Nepal Labour Force Survey 2008 is the second important step in the arena of labour force statistics in Nepal. It updates various indicators of labour force statistics derived from the Nepal Labour Force Survey 1998/99, which was the first of its kind in Nepal. Both surveys provide essential statistics for
monitoring employment and labour market developments in Nepal. The surveys of this kind try to address the various labour related issues of the country as well. The Ninth Five Year Plan laid emphasis on various long-term objectives in the employment field, and particularly on the need to reduce the rates of unemployment and underemployment. It also stressed the need for employment promotion and extension, and for the implementation of a “one household,
one job” policy. Further, the Tenth Five Year Plan (2002-2007) followed by the Three Year Interim Plan (TYIP) covering the period 2008-2010 has given high priority to the alleviation of poverty through employment generation, skills development and rural development. In the mean time, the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) and the ILO's Decent Work Country
Programme also support Governments those goals and assist in Youth Employment.
The concepts of employment and labour underutilisation have been measured more carefully and more precisely in this survey than in the Nepal Living Standards Surveys (NLSS) I & II (1995/1996 and 2003/04). Hence the users should be careful while comparing the labour force statistics with NLSS I & II. The survey provides a number of valuable indicators to monitor progress towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals which were established by the United Nations Millennium Summit in 2000. A separate chapter has been included in this report on this topic. This report contains new estimates of informal employment and labour underutilisation that have not previously been attempted in such types of survey in Nepal. Moreover, this report includes analysis based on new concept of labour underutilisation that was recently submitted to the ILO’s
International Conference of Labour Statisticians, (Geneva, November-December 2008). Alike in the first labour force survey, in this survey also, special attention has been given to measure the activities of women and children and hence provides improved estimates of employment and labour underutilisation among them. The timely publication of the results of the NLFS 2008 will be of very useful to the government policy makers, and it is hoped that the results will also be valuable to a wider users as well. Analysts in research institutions and in the academic communities are also encouraged to make full use of the data set to investigate further issues in the employment.
Publisher:
GoN, ILO ,   (2008 )
Type / Script:
Progress Report in English
Keywords:
LABOUR UNDERUTILISATION, EMPLOYMENT PROMOTION, UNDEREMPLOYMENT, OCCUPANCY STATUS, ACCESS TO DRINKING WATER, COMMUNICATION FACILITIES, AGRICULTURE, SEX DISTRIBUTION, HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS, DEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS, EDUCATION AND TRAINING, ECONOMIC ACTIVITY, NON-ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES, MIGRATION AND ABSENTEES, REMITTANCES, MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS, LABOUR FORCE PARTICIPATION RATES, OCCUPATION, INDUSTRY, LABOUR SLACK, LOW EARNINGS, TIME-RELATED UNDEREMPLOYMENT, POPULATION
Thematic Group:
 ILO : International Labor & Labor
Thesaurus:
12.01.00  -  Employment Promotion And Planning
Reference Link:
** This document has been:
604  times viewed
9  times downloaded.
Feeder: ANJANA SHARMA , Editor: , Auditor:

View Document History
Related Topics
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD SURVEY 2014/15
Report on the Nepal Labour Force Survey 2008
Nepal Labour Force Survey 2008
Forced Labour of Adults and Children in the Agriculture Sector of Nepal, ILO Country Office for Nepal- Series no. 11
The Indian Labour Market: A Gender Perspective
The Linkage Between Women's Emloyment, Family Welfare And Child Labour in Nepal
Forced Labour of Adults and Children in The Agriculture Sector of Nepal - ILO Country Office for Nepal Series no. 11
Nepal Child Labour Report Based on Data Drawn from the Nepal Labour Force Survey -2008
Annual Household Survey 2012/13
Forced Labour of Adults and Children in the Agriculture Sector of Nepal
The ILO in Nepal
National Labour and Employment Conference 2069 : " Promoting conducive labour relations for decent work and job rich economic growth 9-11 July 2012
Measuring Children's Work In South Asia
Child Labour Situation in Nepal
From Protocol to Practice:A Bridge to Global Action on Forced Labour (The Bridge Project)2015
Report on the Nepal Labour Force Survey - 1998/99
35th Anniversary ILO-Nepal Partnership
Employment And Basic Needs In Nepal : A preliminary Analysis Of Problems And Policies
Labour market trends analysis and labour migration from South Asia to Gulf Cooperation Council countries, India and Malaysia
GENPROM Working Paper No. 12 : Series on Gender in the Life Cycle : The Linkages Between Women's Employment, Family Welfare And Child Labour In Nepal
The Kamaiya System in Nepal ( July 1998 )
Investigating the Worst Forms of Child Labour No. 5 Nepal Bonded Labour Among Child Workers of the Kamaiya System: A Rapid Assessment
Synthesis of National Reports for RIO+20
Nepal: Addressing the Employment Challenge through the Sectoral Pattern of Growth
Nepal Rural Household Survey 8 Villages
President's Report: Proposed Loan And Grant To The Government Of Nepal For The Kisankalagi Unnat Biu-Bijan Karyakram (Improved Seeds For Farmers Programme)
South Aisan Project Against Debt Bondage : Findings On Debt Bondage : Baseline Study into Vulnerability To Debt Bondage In Banke District Nepal
Evaluation Summaries - Sustainable Elimination of Child Bonded Labour in Nepal: Phase II
Labour Migration for Employment - A Status Report for Nepal 2013/2014
Koshi Flood Response Update 13 May 2009 Sunsari District
Dalits and Labour in Nepal: Discrimination and Forced Labour
Country Paper Nepal (October 2001)
ILO Technical Cooperation : Child Labour - Sustainable elimination of child bonded labour in Nepal (Phases I- II)
Population Monograph of Nepal-Volume II
Government Of Nepal And United Nations Marks 1000 Days Until Millenium Development Goals Deadline
SYNTHESIS of Impact Evaluations Food for Assets for Livelihoods Resilience Terms of Reference - Final 12 Dec 2013.
Common Country Assessment for Nepal 2007
From Protocol to Practice: A Bridge To Global Action On Forced Labour (The Bridge Project)
Investigating the Worst Forms of Child Labour No. 3 - Nepal Situation of Domestic Child Labourers in Kathmandu: A Rapid Assessment
UNDAF District Profiles: Water, Hygiene and Sanitation
Terms Of Reference (ToR) Call For EOI: Develop Job Portal And Labour Market Database System
Forced Labour And ILO Protocol (P29)
NEPAL- Who is Assessing / Monitoring What, Where? (Jan '07 - Apr '08):Western Development Region
Nepal Earthquake: WASH cluster activity (as of 30 Jun 2015)
SMALL AREA ESTIMATION OF FOOD INSECURITY AND UNDERNUTRITION IN NEPAL
Labour Migration for Employment - A Status Report for Nepal: 2015/2016 - 2016/2017
Koshi Flood Response Update 29 April 2009 Sunsari District
Nepal Demographic and Health Survey 2011
Labour and Social Trends in Nepal - 2010
IMPACT EVALUATION - Evaluation of the Impact of Food for Assets on Livelihood Resilience in Nepal-A Mixed Method Impact Evaluation (Annex Vol I).
The Informal Economy & Workers In Nepal ( June 2004)
BRICS aid to education from the recipient's point of view: the case of Nepal
Migration of Working Children in Nepal
From Water to Wellbeing: Glimpses of A Global Collaboration
South Aisan Project Against Debt Bondage : Findings On Debt Bondage : Long-term Farm Labour Systems In Kavre Palanchok and Sarlahi Districts, Nepal
Sectoral Activities Programme - Working Paper 187: Informal Labour In The Construction Industry In Nepal
2014 Annual Results Report: Water Sanitation And Hygiene
The Dynamics of Employment, the Labour Market and the Economy in Nepal
MICS Nepal- Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2014
Good Practices on The Role of Trade Unions in Protecting And Promoting The Rights of Migrant Workers in Asia
Nepal Labour Market Update
Labour Laws, The Business Environment And The Growth Of Micro And Small Enterprises In South Asia
Executive Summary - From conflict to cooperation: Labour market reforms that can work in Nepal
Gender, Jobs and Education: Prospects and Realities in Nepal
The ILO In Nepal
National Estimates Of HIV Infections -Nepal 2007
Education, Training And Skills: Women Migrant Workers In ASEAN
NEPAL- Who is Assessing / Monitoring What, Where? (Jan '07 - Apr '08): Eastern Development Region
UNICEF NEPAL WASH PROGRAMME (2018-2022)
Nepal Programmes and Strategies for Employment Promotion -- A Report Prepared by ILO-SAAT under UNDP Technical Support Services - 1
Occupational Safety and Health Development in Nepal (SHIELD)
Analysis of Labour Market and Migration Trends in Nepal
South Asia Labour Migration Governance Project
Nepal Country Objectives (1996-1999)
Profits And Poverty: The Economics Of Forced Labour
Investigating the Worst Forms of Child Labour No. 6 Nepal Situation of Child Porters: A Rapid Assessment
Nepal Situation of Domestic Child Labourers in Kathmandu: A Rapid Assessment
Changing Communities, Changing Lives
UNICEF in Nepal Country Programme 2008-2010
ILO Convention And Nepal
Celebration Of 50 Years Of The International Labour Organization’s Development Cooperation In Nepal
End the Haliya system in Nepal say the NHRC, NDC, NWC and UN
Young Entrepreneurs: A solution to Nepal’s unemployment? - Issue No. 24
2011-Demographic and Health Survey Nepal
Employment in Nepal
Employment- Led Growth in Nepal
Water, Sanitationa and Hygiene - Nepal Earthquake Cluster Brief (June 2015)
World Day Against Child Labour ( 12 June 2015 )
Nepal- Country Report : Labour Laws, the Business Environment and Growth of Micro and Small Enterprises
Bureau Of Workers Activities (ACTRAV) In Nepal
UNGASS Country Progress Report Nepal 2010
Further Analysis Of 2011 Nepal Demographic And Health Survey On Tobacco Data
NEPAL’s CITIZENS CLIMATE BUDGET
Progress on Drinking Water and Sanitation
Labour Migration for Employment: A Status Report for Nepal: 2014/2015
Status of Female Teachers In Nepal
Global Report on Trafficking in Persons
Newsletter Bi-annual, Issue 1- Nepal Decent Work:(May 2014)
Evaluation Summary: Mid-Term Evaluation of Promoting the Effective Govvernance of Labour Migration from South Asia
International Labour Migration : A rights-based approach (March 27, 2010)
100 result(s) found.