Unemployment statistics derived from administrative registers. The series are updated continuously.
Unemployment rates and levels derived from labour force surveys. The series are updated continuously.
The gap between rich and poor in OECD countries has reached its highest level for over over 30 years, and governments must act quickly to tackle inequality, according to a new OECD report.
This dataset includes annual statistics on labour force, civilian employment by sex and broad sectors, as well as unemployment. Data is available in thousands of persons, percentages and indices (2000=100) for the 30 OECD member countries and 4 zones (European Union of fifteen, Euro area, Major Seven and OECD-Total). Source: OECD Labour Force Statistics
Our on-line database brings together data and indicators constructed to support the analyses presented in various editions of the OECD Employment Outlook as well as selected short-term indicators.
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OECD System of Unit Labour Cost and Related Indicators: Report from the Annual Update to Seasonal Adjustment Models – August 2010
The feature Key Employment Statistics allows cross-country comparisons on labour market indicators, outcomes, policies and institutions.
Source: OECD System of Unit Labour Cost Indicators (updated quarterly at end Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec) - Annual Unit Labour Costs in levels and indices, Labour Compensation, Labour Productivity, Labour...
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OECD System of Unit Labour Cost and Related Indicators: Report from the Annual Update to Seasonal Adjustment Models – August 2009
Discussions about the current crisis often present events in a sequence, such as that the US sub-prime crisis in August 2007 triggered a major inter-bank credit crisis, which transformed itself into a general credit crisis, the latter having an impact on the real economy and overall business and consumer confidence. However, some commentators have made reference to other explanations, more linked to the evolution of economic