DAO announces new survey aimed at the youth: “School to Work Transition 2019”.

Dit item is gearchiveerd op 18-03-2019.

ORANJESTAD - The Department of Labor and Investigation (DAO) is organizing their first school to work transition survey, the SWTS 2019.

The objective of the SWTS 2019 is to gather relevant and up to date data regarding the situation and participation of those between the ages 15 and 29 in the labor market, and the encountered struggles when transitioning from school to a job.

The obtained data should provide the strengths and weaknesses of the labor market the youth has to deal with but also the main reasons for these during the transitioning phase. The results will be used to have a better understanding of the real job opportunities and for the development and management plans for the youth. 

How to participate?

Survey DAO aimed at the youth: “School to Work Transition 2019Home addresses will be randomly selected all across the island. In the event your address is selected, you are kindly requested to participate with this survey. Only participants within the age limit of 15 to 29 years will be interviewed, regardless of whether one is employed or not.

The questionnaire includes questions regarding your education and trajectory up to now in the labor market.

The pollsters will only visit the selected addresses between 8:00 am and 8:00 pm and will be identified with a DAO badge and wearing a blue t-shirt.

In the event nobody is home to attend the pollster, a notification will be left at the address with a phone number. Please call the number in order to make an appointment for the next visit. Appointments can also be made by calling DAO directly.


All acquired information will be handled with the utmost confidentiality and only published as appendix. The DAO guarantees your anonymity.

Your information will contribute to a better understanding of the developments within the labor market of Aruba thus making your contribution highly important for the SWTS 2019.

The DAO is grateful to all participants for their contribution.

For more information please contact the Labor market research Bureau at 523-7720 between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm or send email to swtssurvey@gmail.com