We’ve managed to halve working poverty, but with 8% of workers around the world still living in extreme poverty, it is certainly not enough.

The world has made outstanding progress during the past two decades in reducing working poverty and the improvements are noteworthy in all regions. Nonetheless, progress has slowed down in recent years, pointing to the need for renewed efforts to ensure that all workers around the world are able to secure decent living conditions for themselves and their families.

This slideshow presents the main results of a study based on ILO’s global estimates of employment by economic class (including the working poverty rate) featured in our latest issue of Spotlight on Work Statistics.

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