Date Last Updated: 17-12-2018
This report is based on the Labour Force Survey (LFS) (formally known as the Quarterly National Household Survey (QNHS)) data. The LFS is a large-scale, nationwide survey of households in Ireland. It is designed to produce quarterly labour force estimates that include the official measure of employment and unemployment in the state (International Labour Organisation classification). Questions on educational attainment are included in the core LFS questionnaire each quarter.
All individuals living in private households
All private households
Over 30,000 households are surveyed every quarter
Highest level of education attained, ILO status (employed, unemployed etc.), sex, age, nationality, region of residence.
European Union/Eurostat, Department of Education, SOLAS, other research centers and universities involved in education research, national media, general public