Employment Outlook 2021

A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity

to build a better world of work

Jobs: a slow rebound

Two major risks

A slow rebound in jobs increases the risk of long-term unemployment...

… while the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated social and economic divides, a situation that risks continuing into the recovery

Building more resilient, inclusive labour markets

What should governments do?

Invest in productive jobs

Tailor employment support and training

Ensure adequate social protection and job quality


Country data

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Navigating the COVID-19 Crisis and Recovery
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