Publications

Just released

  1. Report

    Global Estimates of Child Labour: Results and trends, 2012-2016

    19 September 2017

    The 2017 Global Estimates present the scale, prevalence, and key characteristics of child labour in the world today.

  2. Report

    Global Estimates of Modern Slavery: Forced Labour and Forced Marriage

    19 September 2017

    The 2017 Global Estimates of Modern Slavery focus on two main issues: forced labour and forced marriage. The estimate of forced labour comprises forced labour in the private economy, forced sexual exploitation of adults and commercial sexual exploitation of children, and state-imposed forced labour.

Flagship reports

  1. World Employment and Social Outlook

    Trends 2017

    12 January 2017

    This edition takes stock of the current global labour market situation, assessing the most recent employment developments and forecasting unemployment levels in developed, emerging and developing countries.

  2. Global Wage Report 2016/17

    Wage inequality in the workplace

    15 December 2016

    This report analyses the evolution of real wages around the world, giving a unique picture of wage trends globally and by region.

Editor's choice

World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends for women 2017

Authors Steven Tobin and Sheena Yoon present the new World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends for Women 2017, explaining the employment gains and losses women have made in the past year as well as the barriers they face entering and staying in today’s labour market.