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DCS conducts a Labour Demand Survey

cencesDepartment of Census and Statistics (DCS) has made arrangements to conduct a Labour Demand Survey for the first time in the country in July this year.


According to DCS, a sample of 3,500 establishments/ enterprises has been selected using appropriate sampling techniques to conduct this survey.

Information will be collected on the occupations for which the largest number of vacancies exist, education and professional qualifications necessary for this occupations, types of contributions being made by the state and private institutions offering courses leading to those qualifications, projecting future job demand, current salary scales for each job category.

According to the Director General, DCS Dr. Amara J. Satharasinghe, information collected from selected establishments will be treated confidentially.

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