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YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT SURVEY
ILO SUB-REGIONAL OFFICE FOR THE CARIBBEAN

QUESTIONNAIRE
SAINT LUCIA GOVERNMENT S TATISTICS DEPARTMENT

Visit Number 1 Interviewer Name:
Interview date (day/month) Response (reason)........... Moved No Response

Person Number

/

Interview Time:

Call back (date/time)................ Not found Other, Specify.............

Visit Number 2 Interviewer Name:
Interview date (day/month) Response (reason)........... Moved No Response

Interviewer Number

/

Interview Time:

Call back (date/time)................ Not found Other, Specify.............

Visit Number 3 Interviewer Name:
Interview date (day/month) Response (reason)........... Moved No Response

Interviewer Number

/

Interview Time:

Call back (date/time)................ Not found Other, Specify.............

Section 1: Your Main Employment Activities and Characteristics 18605

Q.1 Were you engaged in any work or activities for pay or profit during the last week for at least one-hour? Yes (Go to Q.12) No

Q.7 Why have you been unsuccessful in finding a job? (more than one option possible) There are not enough jobs There are jobs but you don't have enough information about available jobs You don't know the right people; employers hire through their friends and family You don't have the right skills You don't have enough education You don't have experience You don't do well in interviews You are living too far People discriminate against you because of ....................... Wages are too low Other, Specify

Q.2 Were you engaged in any work which was not for pay or profit (such as building your house, planting crops, raising livestock for own consumption), during the last week? Yes No

Q.3 Did you actively seek work as an employee or self - employed person during the last week? Yes No (Go to Q.11)

Q.4 How did you seek work during the last week?
Wrote Letters Applied in Person Friends and Relatives Government Employment Exchange Private Employment Service Tried to Start Own Business Other, Specify No Answer

Q.8 If you cannot find the type of work you are looking for would you settle for other work? Yes, any work Yes, but only if I get the same or a higher wage or salary Yes, Other No

Q.5 How long have you been without work and seeking work?
Since Your Last Job Since You Left School Other, Specify

Q.9 What is the lowest monthly wage that you would accept for a job with a 40-hour work- week? EC$ Q.10 If you were offered a job how much time would you be willing to spend traveling from your home to work? With private transport:

Q.6 How long have you been seeking work?
Weeks Complete the question using only one or of either weeks, months or years

: :

hours/mins hours/mins

With public transport: Does Not Matter

Months

Years

Go to Question 43

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Section 1: Your Main Employment Activities and Characteristics 18605

Q.11 Why didn't you actively seek work during the last week? Does not want paid employment as you are: At school/college/university A homemaker Not ready to enter labour force Receiving income from other sources Disabled Temporarily disabled Other I am looking for paid employment but: I am awaiting result of application(s) I did not know where/how to look There are no jobs so it makes no sense to actively seek Other reasons for not actively seeking work: Please specify.................... No answer - WHEN DONE GO TO Q.43

Q.15 What type of agreement do you have with your employer?
Written, indefinite contract & permanent Written contract for......... No written contract; accepts work daily/weekly/monthly Contract only for this work assignment Special contract as an apprentice Other .................

Q.16 Are you satisfied with the type of employment agreement you have with your current employer(s)? Yes (Go to Q.26) No

Q.17 Why are you not satisfied?
Job security Lack of protection/ No Trade Union No social security You are...
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