Labour market statistics

Statistics on employment rates, average hours worked per country, the gender pay gap and other such themes

Average weekly working hours in Europe

Total normal hours worked across the EU and selected other European countries.

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Employment statistics

Few national statistical offices publish reliable data about employment on a regular basis and, for instance, Brazil discontinued its regular employment surveys in the first half of 2016 …

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Foreign nationals in the EU and USA

According to Eurostat 81% of the EU population was born in their own country and to at least first or second generation parents …

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Gender pay gap across the world

Europe The unadjusted Gender Pay Gap (GPG) represents the difference between average gross hourly earnings of male paid employees and female paid employees as a percentage of average gross hourly earnings of male paid employees …

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Labour market trends since the global economic crisis

The 2015 edition of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)’s Employment Outlook report has revealed some interesting labour market trends in OECD member countries since 2007 …

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Trends in night work

Although much has been written about the health dangers of working at night and many countries around the world have legal restrictions on the duration of night work and who can work at night there is very little data on its incidence …

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