Description of LFS
The labor force population which comprised the employed and the unemployed was estimated at 29.6 million persons in January 1997. Last year's comparative estimate was 28.9 million persons.
Of the population 15 years old and over, there were those who were in the labor force and those who were not...
Labor force population in October 2004 increased by 1.4 percent to 35.6 million from 35.1 million reported in October 2003. However, the labor force participation rate (LFPR), decreased by 0.6 percentage point, from 67.1 percent to 66.5 percent.
The employment rate in April 2011 Labor Force Survey (LFS) was estimated at 92.8 percent, slightly higher than the figure reported in April last year at 92.0 percent.