Wednesday, October 25, 2006


IWS Documented News Service
Institute for Workplace Studies----------------- Professor Samuel B. Bacharach
School of Industrial & Labor Relations
-------- Director, Institute for Workplace Studies
Cornell University
16 East 34th Street, 4th floor
---------------------- Stuart Basefsky
New York, NY 10016
-------------------------------Director, IWS News Bureau

ILO Bureau of Statistics

New Topic: Household Income and Expenditure Statistics (HIES data)
The ILO Bureau of Statistics has recently added a new series on household income and expenditure and poverty measures to their on-line statistical database LABORSTA Internet.
The new series comprises the following tables that were provided by 57 countries and territories in 2005 (Years covered vary by country and range from 1995 to 2004):
Table 1: Characteristics of Households by Expenditure Class
Table 2: Distribution of Household Expenditure Groups
Table 3: Distribution of Households by Age of Household Head and by Household Size
Table 4: Distribution of Household Income by Source
Table 5: Distribution of Households by Household Size and Sex of Household Head
Table 6: Poverty Line and Income/expenditure Distribution
The ILO�s gathering of these statistics is conducted every 10 years from countries known to have household income and expenditure statistics.

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Institute for Workplace Studies 
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