Global Wage Report Data
12 June 2023
This excel file provides data in two seperate sheets on the nominal monthly wages in local currency and the real wage-growth, 2006 to latest available.
05 June 2023
30 May 2023
27 April 2023
Working time and wages are the working conditions that have the most direct and tangible effect on the everyday lives of workers and employers. Wages can determine job choice, the number of hours worked, and whether or not to migrate for employment. Adequate wages that ensure a fair share of the fruits of progress to all and standards for wage protection lie at the heart of the ILO’s mandate on social justice and the promotion of decent work.
07 March 2023
This report provides a snapshot of the situation in 2019 and trends in selected countries since 2020. It does not intend to provide an in-depth analysis of trends and factors of informality. Instead, the primary objective of this publication is to provide a concise update, both globally and by region, of data on the extent of informal employment, the categories of workers most exposed to informality and the characteristics of those currently in informal employment and their working conditions compared to their counterparts in formal employment.
06 January 2023
Working Time and Work-Life Balance Around the World provides a comprehensive review of both main aspects of working time – working hours and working time arrangements (also called work schedules) – and their effects on workers' work-life balance.
ILO Working paper 86
04 January 2023
This paper provides empirical evidence from Africa, Asia and the Americas on negotiations and collective bargaining by workers in the informal economy.
30 November 2022
ILO Working paper 80
Realizing the opportunities of the platform economy through freedom of association and collective bargaining (ILO WP 80)
30 September 2022
This study provides empirical evidence from different regions of the world to identify avenues for platform economy workers to access freedom of association and collective bargaining.
Joint report - Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, ILO and IDOS
A majority working in the shadows: A six-country opinion survey on informal labour in sub-Saharan Africa
15 September 2022
Most workers in sub-Saharan Africa are informally employed, which often leaves them without access to health care and social protection.
14 June 2022
ILO Working paper 62
05 May 2022
This working paper gives an overview of legal standards related to personal data protection. It explores trends, principles and good practices and brings them in relation to the world of work.
28 February 2022
31 December 2021
This book examines social dialogue and the role of social partners in the governance of the world of work in 34 European countries.
ILO Working paper 27
31 March 2021
This working paper analyses national and supranational case law and legislation about the employment status of platform workers. It does so by referring to the ILO Employment Relationship Recommendation, 2006 (No. 198). It finds that this Recommendation provides for a valuable compass to navigate the issues that emerge from the analysis of the existing case law and legislation about platform work.
ILO Working paper 25
09 March 2021
This report focuses on two categories of homeworkers in the Philippines: industrial homeworkers, who assemble or fabricate goods for factories, retailers or their agents under subcontracting arrangements; and online workers, who render services to their clients or employers via telecommunications technologies and digital platforms.
ILO Working paper 24
02 February 2021
This paper summarizes the results of an ILO survey, conducted in 2019, of workers’ characteristics and working conditions on three major digital labour platforms in China.
ILO Working paper 22
22 January 2021
This research report explores the nature and character of home-based work and the more narrow concept of homework in Ghana.
13 January 2021
With the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, many in the world’s workforce have shifted to homeworking, thereby joining the hundreds of millions of workers who have already been working from home for decades.
ILO Working paper 21
18 December 2020
This report focuses on industrial home-based pieceworkers and IT-enabled remote workers, who are commonly referred to in Turkey as “freelancers”.