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Date Last Updated: 13-05-2020

Survey Name:

Employment and Life Effects of COVID-19

Survey purpose:

The CSO introduced a special module of questions into the Labour Force Survey (LFS) for Q2 2020 to provide insight into the effects of COVID19 on people’s employment situation and their general well-being. This release is based on this special module.

Legislative Basis National:

Not applicable

Legislative Basis European:

Not applicable


Ad hoc

Statistical Population:

All individuals living in private households

Sampling Frame:

All private households

Reference Area:


Time Coverage:


Base Period:

Not Applicable

Sector Coverage:

Not Applicable

Survey Size:

There are 2,288 respondents to this module

Principal Variables:

Employment and Life Effects of COVID-19

Principal External Users:

Other government departments, researchers, media, general public

Contact Organisation:

Central Statistics Office

Business Area:

Social & Demographic Statistics

Contact Person:

Sinéad Bracken

Contact Person Function:


Other Business Area Specialists:

Contact email:

Contact phone number:

(+353) 21 453 5000