Participate in the “Labor Force 2021” survey!

ORANJESTAD - Since Monday, November 1, 2021, the Department of Labor and Investigation DAO, Central Bureau for Statistics CBS, and the Central Bank of Aruba CBA initiated the 11th Labor Force survey.

Labor Force Survey 2021The Labor Force survey EFL2021 is held digital or by phone, similar to the recently held Censo2020. For the LFS 2021, random addresses were selected from around Aruba, specifically from individuals who stated to be willing to participate in future surveys during the Censo2021.

These participants have received an email on November 1, 2021, with a link to the online questionnaire from CBS. This link also includes additional information about the Labor Force survey 2021.

The CBS kindly asks everyone who provided their email address during the Censo2021, to check their inbox and junk mail folder to make sure they received the email from the CBS., send this link. 

The questionnaire is simple to complete. Click on the link in the email, this opens the questionnaire, and you can answer the questions. It is essential to complete this questionnaire by clicking on the FINISH button. You may contact 524 7400 (will call back) or send an email to if you have questions, doubts, or need help to fill out the form,

Those who indicated wanting to participate in future surveys but have not provided an email address can complete this survey by phone. Everyone in the household should complete the form. Persons 15 years and older will receive questions about education, labor, and income. They are also considered part of the labor force of a country according to the International Labor Organization (ILO) principles,

Labor Force Survey 2021

The LFS2021 team is available by phone to answer all your questions and to assist you with the completion of the form. The helpline 524 7400 is available from Monday to Friday, from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and from 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm, and on the weekend from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

If the line is busy, please try again until you are connected. You can also send your questions to: or make an appointment for assistance to complete the form by phone.

The purpose of the LFS2021 is to get a current overview of the labor market in Aruba. This information will determine other essential labor market characteristics and indicators needed for a deeper labor market analysis. These are a.o. the participation grade and the level of education of those employed, unemployed and are not active on the labor market.


All processed information will remain anonymous and will only be published as an annex. DAO, CBS, and the CBA guarantee the privacy of each participant. Thank you for participating in the LFS 2021.

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