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Table of Contents ILOSTAT has a wealth of information on labour statistics, from free access to almost 100 million data points to extensive statistical guidance.  Below are tips on getting started with finding data and statistical resources.  Site navigation Menus The top-level menu provides access to the main items available on the ILOSTAT site – data, …

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Volunteer work

Statistics on volunteer work The contribution of volunteers to the well-being of individuals and communities has long been recognized. It plays an important role in keeping people and communities together, building social cohesion and meeting the needs of many groups in the face of poverty or during times of crisis. Recognizing this, the 2030 Sustainable …

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Youth labour statistics In many countries, the youth labour situation is worrisome. Informality and vulnerable employment remain an unfortunate reality for the majority of employed youth around the world. Moreover, when they are not in employment, youth face difficulties accessing the labour market. This is reflected in high youth unemployment rates, high NEET (not in …

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Work stoppages

Statistics on work stoppages Grievances and conflicts are an inevitable part of the employment relationship. The objective of public policy is to manage conflict and promote sound labour relations by creating a system for the effective prevention and settlement of labour disputes.  Work stoppages can be strikes or lockouts. A strike is a temporary work …

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Working poor

Statistics on the working poor The working poor are employed people who live in households that fall below an accepted poverty line. While poverty in the developed world is often associated with unemployment, the extreme poverty that exists throughout much of the developing world is largely a problem of employed persons in these societies. For …

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Working time

Statistics on working time Adequate working time is a crucial part of decent work. It represents a key element of working conditions and has a great impact on workers’ income, well-being, and living conditions. Some of the major challenges regarding working time have persisted since the dawn of the industrial age: excessive hours of work …

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Safety and health at work

Statistics on safety and health at work Occupational safety and health at work are vital components of decent work. The physical conditions and mental demands of the workplace determine to a great extent workers’ conditions. Occupational accidents have a significant human, social and economic cost, which we should strive to eliminate by ensuring that all …

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