Working Children 2006

Title of the Study: Working Children 2006

Type of the Study: Research Report

Author of the Study: TÜİK



Year/Place of Publication: Ankara, 2006

Language of the Study: Turkish

Number of Pages: 82

Purpose: The principal objective of the survey is to obtain a nationwide database on working children and depict the distrubution of working children by sectors they are employed and respective working conditions as well as social, demographic and economic characters.

Content: In the first chapter historical tables for 1994-2006 period are given. In the second chapter these subjects are discussed under the title evalutaion: demography, education status, employment status, income status, reasons, working hours, domestic workers.


Method: Since child labour survey was conducted with households who were selected as sample under household labour force survey, the sampling design is naturally based on the sampling design relevant to the latter. The sampling in household labour force survey was designed over a period of five years comprising 3-monthly quarters and as susceptible to field practice each and every month. The method involves two stages. It is based on a two stages stratified clustered probability sample involving eight sub-samples.


Excerpt: Examining the reason of working in economic activity as revealed by the results of the 2006 child labour survey, contribute to household income is observed as the most frequently stated reason (%51.1). Then come learning a profession, building skills for a job by %17.4 and contribute to economic activities of household members by %12.9.

Some keywords: Working children, TÜİK