Unit C2 is in charge of the collection of employment-related information. In this regard the unit carries out a number of surveys on a regular basis including the Labour Force Survey, Job Vacancy Survey, Labour Cost Survey and Structure of Earnings Survey. In addition, Unit C2 regularly collects information from administrative sources concerning registered employment and unemployment and accidents at work.
The Labour Market unit also produces a number of indicators such as gender pay gap and minimum wages and compiles information on tax and benefits available at a national level. The unit’s outputs include a number of monthly and quarterly news releases as well as regular disseminations of data to Eurostat.