The purpose of this meeting is to revise the existing resolution concerning statistics on employment in the informal sector adopted by the 15th International Conference of Labour Statisticians (ICLS) (1993) and the Guidelines concerning a statistical definition of informal employment adopted by the 17th ICLS (2003). The meeting will discuss a draft Resolution on this …
Over the years, considerable effort has been invested in improving the educational attainment of people worldwide, especially as part of the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals and the Sustainable Development Goals. However, the enormous progress achieved in raising levels of education, especially among women and girls, has not translated into corresponding improvements in labour market outcomes.
More than 935 million workers in the world have jobs that don’t match their educational level: 72% of them (677 million) are under-educated for their jobs, while the remaining 28% (258 million) are over-educated. This new data in ILOSTAT covers 114 countries, which means that the actual global figures are probably much higher.