World Employment and Social Outlook – Trends 2021

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    Slow jobs recovery and increased inequality risk long-term COVID-19 scarring

    ILO projections highlight the danger of a COVID-19 labour market legacy of increased geographic and demographic inequality, rising poverty and fewer decent jobs.

Interactive datasets

  1. WESO Data Finder

    Explore the ILO's set of estimates on employment around the world. Create charts and download data with the WESO Data Finder.


  1. Press briefing with ILO Director-General

  2. Presentation of the report in short