Labour markets updates

2015

  1. Asia‐Pacific Labour Market Update, February 2015

    02 February 2015

    Provides a snapshot of recent labour market trends for a number of economies in the Asia-Pacific region, based on official data available as of 6 January 2015, with special coverage on high and rising income inequality trends and labour market policies to foster inclusive growth.

2014

  1. Nepal Labour Market Update, November 2014

    01 November 2014

    It provides a snapshot of economic and labour market trends in Nepal based on official data available as of 27 October 2014. It looks at the socio-economic and labour market indicators, including GDP growth, migration, poverty and labour force participation.

  2. Samoa Labour Market update - August 2014

    29 August 2014

    This update was prepared by Kee Beom Kim of the Decent Work Technical Support Team for East and South-East Asia and the Pacific and Phu Huynh of the Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, with contributions from David Lamotte, Satoshi Sasaki, Tomasi Penni and Sophia Kagan. It provides a snapshot of economic and labour market trends in Samoa based on official data available as of 31 July 2014.

  3. Thailand Labour Market Update

    03 April 2014

    The study examines the labour market situation in Thailand in recent years. It looks at labour market performance and projections on several indicators of the labour market including employment, unemployment, wages and labour migration with some policy recommendations.

2013

  1. Asia Pacific Labour Market Update - December 2013

    16 December 2013

    Provides a snapshot of recent labour market trends for a number of countries in the Asia-Pacific region, based on official data available as of 13 December 2013, with special coverage on the impact of Typhoon Haiyan on livelihoods in the Philippines.

  2. India Labour Market Update

    13 December 2013

    India Labour Market Update: December 2013

  3. Pakistan Labour Market Update - September 2013

    01 October 2013

    Pakistan Labour Market Update 2013 provides a snapshot of the latest economic and labour market situation in Pakistan based on information gathered from official national sources. The Update presents the overall employment context and highlights the distinct challenge for women in terms of participation and access to better quality jobs.

2012

  1. Asia‐Pacific Labour Market Update, October 2012

    22 October 2012

    Provides a snapshot of recent economic and labour market trends for a number of countries in the Asia-Pacific region, based on official data available as of 15 October 2012, with special coverage on the youth employment challenge, improving job quality in Viet Nam and strengthening social protection systems.

  2. Asia‐Pacific Labour Market Update, April 2012

    20 April 2012

    Provides a snapshot of recent economic and labour market trends for a number of countries in the Asia-Pacific region, based on official data available as of 17 April 2012, with special coverage on rising inequality trends, the challenge of rapid urbanization and strengthening wage systems.

2011

  1. Asia-Pacific Labour Market Update, March 2011

    07 April 2011

    This newsletter provides a snapshot of economic and labour market trends for a number of Asian region economies, based on official data available as of 7 March 2011.