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Labour force

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The economically active population, employed and unemployed.
Source: UNEVOC/NCVER 2009, Global
Any group, persons who were employed or unemployed.
Source: Wahba 2013, Global
The population 15 years old and over, whether employed or unemployed, who contribute to the production of goods and services in the country.
Source: TESDA 2010, Philippines
Labour force comprises all persons of working age who furnish the supply of labour for the production of goods and services (as defined by the United Nations System of National Accounts (SNA) production boundary) during a specified time-reference period. It refers to the sum of all persons of working age who are employed and those who are unemployed.
Source: ILO (Stat) 2016, Global

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