Maps and charts

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  1. ILO General principles for fair recruitment

    24 April 2018

    Non-binding principles intended to inform the current and future work of the ILO and of other organizations, national legislatures, and the social partners on promoting and ensuring fair recruitment.

  2. Compendium of Labour Market Policies

    19 December 2017

  3. World Social Protection Report Data 2017-2019

    30 November 2017

  4. Infographic for the World Social Protection Report 2017–2019

    30 November 2017

  5. Where is youth unemployment the highest?

    20 November 2017

    Youth unemployment has fallen considerably since the height of the crisis in 2009. However, youth unemployment rates are still higher than pre-crisis levels in much of the world. This chart shows how those rates vary from region to region.

  6. Where do the world's NEETs live?

    20 November 2017

    The Global Employment Trends for Youth 2017 report found that rates of young people who are not in employment, education or training (NEET) varies widely according to both location and sex. Globally, young women are over three times more likely to be NEET than young men.

  7. What happened to jobs in exporting firms during the economic crisis?

    06 June 2017

    As trade has stagnated in recent years, so too has trade-related employment. In 2016, 37.3 per cent of workers were employed in private formal exporting firms. This share is lower than the pre-crisis share of 38.6 per cent.

  8. The rising share of employees in small and medium enterprises

    06 June 2017

    Small and medium-sized enterprises play a crucial role in creating decent jobs around the globe. Between 2003 and 2016, SME’s share of employees in the formal private sector has increased from 31 to almost 35 per cent.

  9. Which countries have the highest gender gap in the workplace?

    06 June 2017

    The difference between the share of women and men who are either employed or looking for work as a percentage of their respective population.

  10. How much would the economy grow by closing the gender gap?

    06 June 2017

    Explore the map to see how much each country's GDP would grow if the gap in participation rates was closed by a mere 25%.