Employment policies and data

Key employment statistics



How does your country compare?

Find summary tables for your country with key indicators on labour market outcomes and policies and how they compare with the OECD average.


How do OECD labour markets perform?

Find summary tables with selected key indicators on OECD labour market outcomes and OECD labour market policies.

Statistical tables showing data for Israel are supplemented with the following footnote: The statistical data for Israel are supplied by and under the responsibility of the relevant Israeli authorities. The use of such data by the OECD is without prejudice to the status of the Golan Heights, East Jerusalem and Israeli settlements in the West Bank under the terms of international law


To find out more see the  Employment policies and data - our flagship publication on employment.


See also  here short-term data on harmonised unemployment

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 How do OECD labour markets perform?

OECD labour market outcomes

Unemployment rates and long-term unemployment

Employment to population ratios

Temporary employment

Part-time employment

Working hours

Average wage

GDP growth

Employment growth

Wage growth

OECD labour market policies

Public expenditure on labour market policies

Minimum wage

Employment protection

Labour taxes

Unemployment benefits

Union membership

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