Flagship and major reports
World Social Protection Report 2017-19: Universal social protection to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals
29 November 2017
This ILO flagship report provides a global overview of recent trends in social protection systems, including social protection floors. Based on new data, it offers a broad range of global, regional and country data on social protection coverage, benefits and public expenditures on social protection.
Global Employment Trends for Youth 2017: Paths to a better working future
20 November 2017
This report sets out the youth labour market situation around the world and shows where progress has or has not been made.
Rising to the youth employment challenge: New evidence on key policy issues
10 August 2017
This book brings together contributions from the ILO’s Youth Employment Programme detailing policies that enable young people to find decent work.
Labour regulation and development: Socio-legal perspectives
15 December 2016
Global Wage Report 2016/17: Wage inequality in the workplace
15 December 2016
This report analyses the evolution of real wages around the world, giving a unique picture of wage trends globally and by region.
Non-standard employment around the world: Understanding challenges, shaping prospects
16 November 2016
The report analyses the incidence and trends of non-standard forms of employment globally and explores the reasons behind this phenomenon, including changes in the world of work brought about by globalization and social change.
Europe's disappearing middle class? Evidence from the world of work
20 October 2016
The book issues a warning about the latest trends in the world of work and presents considerations to policy-makers for ensuring the future of the middle class in Europe.