Flagship and major reports
Working conditions in a global perspective
06 May 2019
This report provides a comparative analysis of job quality covering approximately 1.2 billion of the world’s workers in the EU28, China, the Republic of Korea, Turkey, the United States (US), Spanish-speaking Central America (Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama), Argentina, Chile and Uruguay.
A quantum leap for gender equality: For a better future of work for all
07 March 2019
This report is the culmination of the extensive and often ground-breaking work undertaken in the ILO’s Women at Work Centenary Initiative. It is closely aligned with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2019
13 February 2019
This report provides an overview of global and regional trends in employment, unemployment, labour force participation and productivity.
Ending forced labour by 2030: A review of policies and programmes
10 December 2018
The latest Global Estimates indicate that 25 million people are in forced labour globally. How can the world community get firmly on track toward eliminating forced labour? The International Labour Organization report Ending forced labour by 2030: A review of policies and programmes points the way with policy approaches and responses.
ILO Global Estimates on International Migrant Workers – Results and Methodology
05 December 2018
This report maps the current state of labour migration and the key characteristics of migrant workers in the world today.
Global Wage Report 2018/19: What lies behind gender pay gaps
26 November 2018
This report examines the evolution of real wages around the world, giving a unique picture of wage trends globally and by region.