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.

Published on July 10, 2017

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Executive summary
Introduction to the OECD Skills for Jobs indicators
Skill needs and mismatch indicators: Methodology
Skill for jobs indicators: Data overview and analysis
Methodology and data details
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