Factsheet – Reasons for No or Low Labour Market Participation

Since 2021, the microcensus survey conducted by Statistics Austria has included a series of additional questions to find out why people who work part-time or are not employed due to care responsibilities do not make use of childcare services. The answers to these questions are analyzed in this factsheet for mothers and fathers according to the age of the youngest child and placed in relation to the population.
Factsheet (PDF)

Focus on Youth 2023

For those working in the fields of youth policy and youth work, the publication "Focus on Youth" offers thorougly prepared figures that present the situation of youth in Austria and make trends visible. Youth relevant key data on population statistics, migration, education and training, internet use, the world of work as well as health and living conditions are summarised in this booklet.

Fokus Jugend 2023

Evaluation of Child and Youth Welfare in Vorarlberg

The central purpose of the evaluation of this study is to examine the extent to which the state law for child and youth welfare services, which was revised in 2013, is implemented together with the working principles set out therein, e.g. participation of children, adolescents and families in the provision of services, cooperation with private child and youth welfare services on the basis of agreements. The review of the objectives was carried out on the basis of interviews with various professionals as well as parents and other persons entrusted with education.

Forschungsbericht 47

Quality Assurance in School-Based Sexuality Education in Austria

In order to develop a quality assurance concept for the inclusion of out-of-school services and specialists in school-based sexuality education, the study comprises two parts. In the first part, among other things, sexuality education is defined, international quality criteria are discussed and aspects of a quality assurance concept as well as results of a survey of teachers are presented. The second part analyses legal issues related to problems and practical handling of sex education interventions in schools.

Forschungsbericht 40 (PDF)

The Situation of Displaced Women from Ukraine

For this study women displaced from Ukraine and aged 18 to 55 were interviewed online. Defining themes were the high sense of security and satisfaction with the provision in Austria, but also great uncertainties about the future. The level of qualification and willingness to work are remarkable: almost three quarters had a university degree and 9 out of 10 women who had not taken up gainful employment so far are aiming to do so in Austria. The study was commissioned by the Austrian Integration Fund.

The study

Corona and the Development of Romantic Relationships

A new OIF study analyses the Corona crisis from the perspective of partnership biographies: How did couples and singles experience the first year of the pandemic? What new habits, but also conflicts, have emerged? And were there really "lockdown babies" or higher divorce rates? The analysis is based on the data of the Austrian Corona Panel Project (ACPP) with 21 survey waves as well as our own online survey with 772 study participants, who look at year 1 of the crisis retrospectively.

Forschungsbericht 44 (PDF)

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