labour force survey
- noun a survey of the labour market conducted by the Office for National Statistics. It aims to give a set of national and regional statistics for employment and unemployment which can be compared with those of other EU countries. It contains details of things such as lifestyles, education, ethnic origins, income, mobility and housing.
- noun a survey carried out four times a year in the United Kingdom to gain information about such topics as lifestyles, education, ethnic origins, income, mobility and housing.