Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs
Getting Skills Right: Skills for Jobs Indicators
This report describes the construction of the database of skill needs indicators,
i.e. the OECD Skills for Jobs Database, and presents initial results and analysis.
It identifies the existing knowledge gaps concerning skills imbalances, providing
the rationale for the development of the new skill needs and mismatch indicators.
Moreover, it explains the methodology used to measure skills shortage, surplus and
mismatch, and provides key results and insights from the data.