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WEC provides snapshot of global labour market

What is the working age population in Europe vs. Asia? How have unemployment evolved since 2010? How many are still in informal employment? Using statistics from international organisations, the World Employment Confederation put together a fact sheet with the most relevant indicators of global labour markets.

Published on 18th February 2019

The Global Labour Market Fact Sheet is developed by the World Employment Confederation, gathering statistics from various international organisations, such as the International Labour Organization (ILO), the World Bank and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

It provides a fact-based picture of some of the most relevant indicators of global labour markets:

  • Working age population
  • Labour force participation rate
  • Unemployment rates in various regions (Global, EU28, OECD, North America, MENA and APAC)
  • Productivity and wage evolution
  • Employment by sector
  • Informal employment
  • Labour relationships in EU28
  • Types of labour countracts by country groups

It additionally offers insight into the developments and trends of recent years while also comparing the different regions of the world. The fact sheet will be regularly updated as new data becomes available.

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