Publications

Just released

  1. Report

    Child Labour: Global estimates 2020, trends and the road forward

    10 June 2021

    Published for the first time jointly by the ILO and UNICEF, as co-custodians of Target 8.7 of the Sustainable Development Goals, the report Child Labour: 2020 global estimates, trends and the road forward takes stock of where we stand in the global effort to end child labour.

  2. Report

    World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2021

    02 June 2021

    The COVID-19 pandemic is an employment as well as a health crisis. This ILO flagship report details its effects on the world of work.

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.