Dissemination and analysis

Dissemination tools

We disseminate data through a variety of channels to meet the needs of different types of users, including:

For more tools and information, refer to our data page.


ILOSTAT is a recurrent source of data for many ILO flagship publications, including the World Employment Social Outlook. The Department of Statistics also carries out its own analysis, mainly for the purpose of  demonstrating uses of ILOSTAT data. This analysis is presented in a statistical brief series called Spotlight on Work Statistics and through our blog

Uses of ILOSTAT data

ILOSTAT data are widely re-used by other organizations for their datasets and as inputs into world recognized indices. Examples include:


Please cite ILOSTAT data as follows:

Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT.