This guide provides links to a wide range of information from official sources with respect to job seeking, employment and unemployment

European Union

International Labour Organization

  • Economic and Labour Market Analysis Department
  • Statistics and Databases including ILOSTAT which covers official core labour statistics and estimates for over 200 countries since 1969. Also provides methodological descriptions of many national statistical souces
  • International labour review (monthly journal)
  • Key indicators of the labour market
  • Labour Standards Since 1919, the ILO has maintained and developed a system of international labour standards aimed at promoting opportunities form women and men to obtain decent and productive work, in conditions of freedom, equity, security and dignity. In today's globalized economy, international labour standards are an essential component in the international framework for ensuring that the growth of the global economy provides benefits to all
  • World of Work

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Organization of American States

World Bank