Labour Market Characteristics

No. of pages: 58

Publication date: 19 December 2016

Author: Dr. Nisha Arunatilake

Publisher: United Nations Population Fund, Sri Lanka

ISBN: 978-955-8375-10-5

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This report uses information from the Census of Population and Housing 2012 to conduct labour market analyses that were not possible with other data sources. The objective of this report is to fill gaps in current research. The report specifically focuses on the following areas: 

  • Labour market outcomes of the population with difficulties
  • The prevalence and types of science and technology workers in Sri Lanka
  • Unemployment rates, by education level and Divisional Secretariat level
  • Labour force participation rate, by education level and Divisional Secretariat leve