Latest data on unemployment rate, which is the number of unemployed people as a percentage of the labour force, where the latter consists of the unemployed plus those in paid or self-employment.
OECD Employment Outlook 2017
This new edition of the OECD Employment Outlook provides an in-depth review of recent labour market trends and short-term prospects in OECD countries. The Outlook s analysis and recommendations are complemented by a statistical annex.
OECD Jobs Strategy
The OECD Jobs Strategy is being updated to provide comprehensive and timely policy advice for achieving an inclusive labour market that performs strongly in the context of demographic change, environmental challenges, globalisation, ongoing technological progress and changes in work organisation.
Future of Work
The world of work is in flux as a result of digitisation and broad technological change. These processes, coupled with globalisation, population ageing and changes in work organisation, will shape the world of work and raise challenges to public policy in unknown ways. The OECD is looking at the challenges these trends place on labour market, skills and social policy.
Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC)
PIAAC assesses the level and distribution of adult skills across countries. It focuses on the key cognitive and workplace skills that are required for successful participation in the economy and society of the 21st century.
The State of the North American Labour Market
This report evaluates the recent performance of North American labour markets (Canada, Mexico, United States) and their prospects from an internationally comparative perspective. It addresses how the labour market in each country weathered the global economic and financial crisis as well as the key long-term labour market challenges.
Helping older workers stay employed
Latest OECD analysis of the impact of reforms and government efforts to boost employment rates among people over 50, amid rising pressures on sustainability of public social spending.