G20 Leaders' Summit
G20 Communiqué covers key issues, including the future of work, infrastructure for development, sustainable food supply and gender equality.
G20: Facts and figures
- Annual economic growth in the G20 is expected to continue to grow by 3.9 per cent in 2018.
- The unemployment rate in G20 countries decreased by 0.4 percentage points from its peak in 2009 to 5.2 per cent in 2017.
- Youth unemployment remains a major concern and is on average 2.5 times higher than the overall unemployment rate.
- The gender gap in the labour force participation rate decreased by 5.8 percentage points in advanced G20 countries but increased by 2.3 percentage points in emerging G20 countries.
- The differential in wage growth between advanced and emerging G20 economies declined sharply.
- In many G20 countries, employment is shifting towards jobs that require high-level cognitive and socio-emotional skills, while jobs with a high routine content are being automated or offshored to varying degrees.
Employment working group (EWG)
ILO: Accelerating action to eliminate child labour, forced labour and modern slavery, with a particular focus on global supply chains
ILO: Informality and non-standard forms of employment
ILO & OECD: Labour market inclusion of people with disabilities
ILO & OECD: Global Skills Trends, Training Needs and Lifelong Learning Strategies for the Future of Work
ILO & OECD: Promoting adequate social protection and social security coverage for all workers, including those in non-standard forms of employment
ILO & OECD: Approaches to anticipating skills for the future of work
Framework working group (FWG)
Development working group (DWG)
Inclusive Business (Issue Note)
Climate Sustainability Working Group (CSWG)