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Zambia Labor Force Survey 2005


General Info
Zambia (ZMB)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
11/2005 - 12/2005
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative

The 2005 Zambia Labor Force Survey (LFS) was the second LFS to be conducted in Zambia. The information collected was used to monitor employment levels across the country.

Topics covered include household characteristics, women and men above the age of 5 years in the formal and informal employment sector, health and safety of workers, socioeconomic status, time use of household members and information communication and technology.

Two questionnaires were used, a listing booklet to register households and the main questionnaire to collect data on all household members. The overall response rate was 98.5% from a sample size of 7,886 households.