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Homeworkers on the payroll are persons employed by the establishment, in general on a piece-work basis, who work in their own home and whose name appears on the payroll. Homeworkers paid by sub-contractors are not included in employment statistics for establishments.

Homeworkers on the payroll should be enumerated for single period. Where the numbers are significant and fluctuate. It may also be useful to collect the average number in the enquiry periods as defined for employees.

Source Publication:
International Recommendations for Industrial Statistics, United Nations, New York, 1983, Statistical Papers, Series M, No. 48, Rev. 1, paras. 108-110.

Cross References:
Outworkers – SNA

Statistical Theme: Industry and services statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Wednesday, March 5, 2003