Living Standards Measurement Study 2015-2016 Wave 3 – Nigeria: Labor Force Participation

The Living Standards Survey-Nigeria: Labor Force Participation measure uses 18 items from the third wave of the Nigerian General Household Survey (NGHS-3), which is a nationally representative, multi-dimensional survey conducted across Nigeria in two visits: post-planting and post-harvest seasons. This measure captures aspects around labor force participation. Navigational aspects (i.e. skip-out patterns and next question sequences) have not been included on this page but can be viewed on the original questionnaire located here.

ITEMS:

1. During the past 7 days, have you worked for someone who is not a member of your household, for example, an enterprise, company, the government or any other individual?

Response Options:
Yes - 1
No - 2

2. During the past 7 days, how many hours have you done wage/salaried work for pay?

Response Options:
___ hours

3. During the past 7 days, have you worked on a farm owned or rented by a member of your household, either in cultivating crops or in other farming tasks, or have you cared for livestock belonging to yourself or a member of your household?

Response Options:
Yes - 1
No - 2

4. During the past 7 days, how many hours have you done this agricultural work for the household?

Response Options:
___ hours

5. In general, are the products obtained from household agricultural production intended for sale or barter or mainly for use by the household?

Response Options:
Only for sale/barter - 1
Mainly for sale/barter but some for own/family use - 2
Mainly for own/family use but some for sale/barter - 3
Only for own/family use - 4

6. During the past 7 days, have you worked on your own account or in a business enterprise belonging to you or someone in your household, for example, as a trader, shop-keeper, barber, dressmaker, carpenter or taxi driver?

Response Options:
Yes - 1
No - 2

7. During the past 7 days, how many hours have you worked in the household nonfarm enterprise?

Response Options:
___ hours

8. In general, are the products obtained from the household nonfarm enterprise intended for sale or barter or mainly for use by the household?

Response Options:
Only for sale/barter - 1
Mainly for sale/barter but some for own/family use - 2
Mainly for own/family use but some for sale/barter - 3
Only for own/family use - 4

9. Have you taken any steps within the past 7 days to look for work?

Response Options:
Yes - 1
No - 2

10. What is the main reason you did not look for a job in the past 7 days?

Response Options:
Student - 1
Housewife/childcare - 2
Too old/retired - 3
Sickness/illness - 4
Disability - 5
Waiting for reply from employer - 6
Waiting for recall by employer - 7
On leave - 8
Waiting for busy season - 9

11. Were you available for work during the last 7 days?

Response Options:
Yes - 1
No - 2

12. Why were you not available for work during the last 7 days?

Response Options:
In school - 1
Busy with household duties - 2
Too young to work - 3
Too old to work - 4
Too sick to work - 5
Disabled - 6
Other (specify) - 7

13. Have you done any wage/salaried work for pay in the past 7 days?

Response Options:
Yes - 1
No - 2

14. What is your primary activity in your main wage/salaried job? (MAIN WAGE/SALARIED OCCUPATION IN THE LAST 7 DAYS)

Response Options:
______ [written description]

15. In what sector is this main activity?

Response Options:
Agriculture - 1
Mining - 2
Manufacturing - 3
Professional/Scientific, Technical Activities - 4
Electricity/Water/Gas/Waste - 5
Construction - 6
Transportation - 7
Buying and Selling - 8
Financial/Insurance/Real est. services - 9
Personal services - 10
Education - 11
Health - 12
Public Administration - 13
Other, Specify - 14

16. Who is the employer in this job?

Response Options:
Federal gov - 1
State gov - 2
Local gov - 3
Parastatal - 4
Private sector (include paid apprentice) - 5
NGO - 6
Co-operatives - 7
International organization/diplomatic mission - 8
Religious organization - 9
Other (specify) -11

17. Is this an apprenticeship job?

Response Options:
Yes - 1
No - 2

18. Who in your household decides on the use of these earnings?

Response Options:
List up to two members

CATEGORIES:


GEOGRAPHIES TESTED:

Nigeria

POPULATIONS INCLUDED:
Female
Male

AGE RANGE:
Adolescents
Adults

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Scoring Procedures:

Not Applicable

PRIMARY CITATION:

National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) - Federal Government of Nigeria. (2019). Nigeria - General Household Survey, Panel 2015-2016, Wave 3. https://microdata.worldbank.org/index.php/catalog/2734/related-materials

Pyschometric Score:

FORMATIVE RESEARCH

 Qualitative Research

 Existing Literature/Theoretical Framework

 Field Expert Input

 Cognitive Interviews / Pilot Testing

RELIABILITY

 Internal

 Test-retest

 Interrater

VALIDITY

 Content

 Face

 Criterion (gold-standard)

 Construct

Psychometric Scoring

NO
Total Score: 0.00/10 Points (NO DATA) 

Citation Frequency

No

KEY

 FULL POINTS
 PARTIAL POINTS
 NOT ASSESSED
 NOT APPLICABLE

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