LABOUR FORCE SURVEY SOMALILAND 2012

This report presents the main results of a Labour Force Survey (SLFS) 2012 conducted in selected districts in Somaliland, namely Borama, Hargeisa & Burao. The survey covered a sample of 1,656 households out the targeted 1,800 households giving a response rate of 92%. It was conducted in collaboration with the Government of Somaliland with technical support provided by the International Labour Organization (ILO).
The key objective of the SLFS 2012 was to update data on the labour force given that Somaliland has only limited labour market data and information – the last labour force survey having been conducted in 1982. In addition to the standard labour force data and indicators, the survey also covered: non-market economic activities, child labour and issues related to Occupational Safety and Health (OSH).

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