Publications

Just released

  1. Flagship Report

    World Social Protection Report 2020-22: Social protection at the crossroads – in pursuit of a better future

    01 September 2021

    This ILO flagship report provides a global overview of recent developments in social protection systems, including social protection floors, and covers the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  2. Report

    ILO Global Estimates on International Migrant Workers – Results and Methodology

    30 June 2021

    This report maps the current state of labour migration and the key characteristics of migrant workers in the world today.

Flagship reports

  1. Global Wage Report 2020-21

    Wages and minimum wages in the time of COVID-19

    2 December 2020

    This ILO flagship report examines the evolution of real wages around the world, giving a unique picture of wage trends globally and by region. The 2020-21 edition analyses the relationship of minimum wages and inequality, as well as the wage impacts of the COVID-19 crisis.

     
  2. World Employment and Social Outlook

    Trends 2020

    20 January 2020

    This report provides an overview of global and regional trends in employment, unemployment, labour force participation and productivity.

Editor's choice

  1. Working from home: From invisibility to decent work

    With the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, many in the world’s workforce have shifted to homeworking, thereby joining the hundreds of millions of workers who have already been working from home for decades.