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2019
Measuring International Labour Mobility (March 2019)

The world is becoming more interconnected, with an acceleration in the movement of information, capital, goods, services and people across international borders. As it becomes easier to travel and work  ...
Guidance on Data Integration for Measuring Migration (February 2019)

 Migration shapes societies. Its economic, social and demographic impacts are large and increasing. Policymakers, researchers and other stakeholders need data on migrants – how many there are, their rates of  ...
2018
Guidelines on the use of registers and administrative data for population and housing censuses (December 2018)

The purpose of this publication is to guide national statistical offices and other responsible agencies on the use of registers and administrative data in population and housing censuses, including operational,  ...
Recommendations on Communicating Population Projections (May 2018)

This publication contains a series of good practices and recommendations on effectively communicating the results of population projections. Here, “communication” encompasses not only how projections should be disseminated to users,  ...
2017
Guide on Valuing Unpaid Household Service Work (December 2017)

Conventional economic statistics, such as national accounts and employment measures, are largely designed to measure the market economy and in most countries exclude unpaid household service work. Economists have argued  ...
2016
Recommendations on Ageing-related Statistics (December 2016)

Across the UNECE region, and across most of the world, populations are ageing, bringing challenges and opportunities which require evidence-based policy responses. Ageing affects virtually all domains of society. The  ...
Defining and Measuring Circular Migration (December 2016)

Circular migration – a repetition of migration by the same person between two or more countries – is a topic of growing importance, on which information is needed for policy  ...
Handbook on the Use of Administrative Sources and Sample Surveys to Measure International Migration in CIS Countries (October 2016)

Migration is a powerful driver and important consequence of economic, political and social change, and therefore needs to be adequately measured and understood. However, the improvement of statistical systems to  ...
Measuring population and housing in Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia - Review of practices in the 2010 round of censuses (August 2016)

The population and housing census provides, at regular intervals, information on the number and characteristics of the population of a country, and on its housing stock. It is an essential  ...
2015
Conference of European Statisticians Recommendations for the 2020 Censuses of Population and Housing (October 2015)

The main objectives of the Conference of European Statisticians Recommendations for the 2020 Censuses of Population and Housing are: to provide guidance and assistance to countries in the planning and  ...
Measuring Change in the Socio-Economic Conditions of Migrants (August 2015)

The increased movement of people across international borders has brought the issue of migrant integration to the forefront of national polices.  International migration can have great societal and economic impacts,  ...
Indicators of Gender Equality (January 2015)

Statistics and indicators that reflect the realities of the lives of women and men are needed to describe women’s and men’s role in the society, economy and family, to formulate  ...
2013
Measuring population and housing (December 2013)

This publication reviews the practices followed by countries in the UNECE region (covering Europe, Central Asia and North America) during the 2010 round of population and housing censuses. The aim is to  ...
Guidelines for Harmonizing Time-Use Surveys (December 2013)

The objectives of these Guidelines are to (a) help statisticians and policymakers understand the importance of time-use surveys, (b) provide guidance in the design and implementation of  time-use surveys, and  ...
2012
Survey Module for Measuring Health State (November 2012)

This document contains a set of questions on health state, to enable the production of internationally comparable measurements for this topic. It reflects the work of the Budapest Initiative Task  ...
Review of Sources and Quality of Statistics on International Migration (January 2012)

The 2006 High-level Dialogue on International Migration and Development at the United Nations General Assembly concluded that international migration could play an important role in national development, provided that it  ...
Measurement of emerging forms of families and households (January 2012)

In recent decades, families, households and living arrangements have gone through major changes in Europe and North America. In particular, the patterns of family formation, dissolution and reconstitution have become  ...
2011
Statistics on International Migration (November 2011)

Migration is a powerful driver and important consequence of economic, political and social change. Because of its great impact on societies, migration needs to be adequately measured and understood. Reliable  ...
2010
Guidelines for Exchanging Data to Improve Emigration Statistics (December 2010)

Data on emigration tend to be far less reliable than data on immigration, because of the difficulty to record departures. How could this problem be overcome? This publication explores  ...
Training videos on population censuses and gender statistics (December 2010)

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Developing Gender Statistics: A Practical Tool (December 2010)

This manual has been developed as part of the UNECE and World Bank Institute project on engendering national statistical systems. It was prepared by the UNECE Task  ...
Measuring Quality of Employment  (December 2010)

What is quality of employment? What indicators should be used to assess it? These questions are not easy to answer objectively. Our interpretation depends largely on our experience  ...
Manual on Victimization Surveys  (December 2010)

Victimization surveys are a recognized tool that help governments and citizens understand their crime problems and how to address them better. This publication provides a comprehensive source of  ...
2008
Measuring Population and Housing - Practices of UNECE Countries in the 2000 Round of Censuses (December 2008)

Readmore it is available in English (4.2 MB) and  ...
2007
Register-based Statistics in the Nordic Countries - Review of Best Practices with Focus on Population and Social Statistics (December 2007)

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2006
Conference of European Statisticians Recommendations for the 2010 Censuses of Population and Housing (December 2006)

Readmore it is available in English (2.4 MB), French (3.0 MB) and Russian (4.2 MB) (2006)
1998
Recommendations for the 2000 Censuses of Population and Housing in the ECE Region (December 1998)

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