2011 Census: why are there differences?
The number of persons in employment as determined by employment accounts differs from the relevant figure of the 2011 Census.
The differences are mainly due to the different methods and procedures applied in the census and in employment accounts, although some of them are caused by definitions that are not completely identical. More>
Labour force survey/microcensus
The number of persons in employment as ascertained by the microcensus and the labour force survey integrated in it is close to the relevant figure of the 2011 Census. Nevertheless, due to the differences in questionnaire design, sampling methodology and procedure, the comparability between the two sets of statistics is limited. More>