Publications

Just released

  1. 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.

  2. Book

    Internships, Employability and the Search for Decent Work Experience

    17 June 2021

    This groundbreaking book examines the growing phenomenon of internships, and the policy issues that they raise, during a time when internships or traineeships have become an important way of transitioning from education into paid 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.