Lower Mekong labor force projections to 2035

ILO data for the five Lower Mekong countries showing total labor force projections for the years 2015, 2020, 2025, 2030, 2035. Also a gender breakdown of the 2015 labor force projections. Collated for two interactive visualizations on the OD Mekong Labor page (https://opendevelopmentmekong.net/topics/labor/).

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Dataset topic category Labor
  • English
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Dataset reference date January 17, 2016
Temporal extent's start date January 1, 2015
Temporal extent's end date January 1, 2025
  • Cambodia
  • Viet Nam
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Thailand
  • Myanmar
Logical Consistency The projection data represent five individual years only (2015, 2020, 2025, 2030, 2035), not all years from 2015 to 2035 inclusive.
Process Step Go to the ILOSTAT online database (http://www.ilo.org/ilostat/) and click teh "Find data" link, then the "Browse by subject" link. Click the "Labour force" option, and then the link for "by sex and age (ILO estimates and projections)" link. After the data has loaded, click the Customize button. Select the five countries (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Viet Nam) and the five years (2015, 2020, 2025, 2030, 2035). Select the download link to receive a copy of the data as an Excel file. Open the file and remove the superfluous age and sex rows, and year columns, leaving only "Total (Sex): Total (5-year age bands)" for the 2015-2035 projections, and "Male (Sex): Total (5-year age bands)", "Female (Sex): Total (5-year age bands)" for the sex comparison of 2015. separate the two series into two worksheets in the Excel file.
Lineage Source: ILOSTAT. Downloaded on SAT, 16 APR 2016 09:50 +0200. http://www.ilo.org/ilostat/
Responsible party ODI researcher: David Hill ILO public information: +41 22 799 8682, library@ilo.org
Attributes Excel spreadsheet with three tabs: two data tabs showing the projections in five year intervals from 2015 to 2035, and one showing the male/female figures for the 2015 labor force projections. A third tab gives sources and notes.
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Date uploaded April 16, 2016, 09:45 (UTC)
Date modified April 16, 2016, 09:47 (UTC)