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International Labour Organization


International Labour Organization’s ILOSTAT Data

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International Labor Organization

Topics: International Labor Organization (IOL) is about Labors all around the world.

You’ll see as the following:

  • Earning
  • Employment by economic class
  • Employment by education
  • Employment by Occupation
  • Employment by sector*
  • Employment -to-population ratio
  • Global and regional indicator
  • Hours of work
  • Industrial relations
  • Informal economy
  • Labour costs
  • Labour force participation rate
  • Labour inspection
  • Labour market projections*
  • Labour productivity
  • Occupational injuries
  • Quarterly indicator
  • Status in employments*
  • Strikes and lockout
  • Time-relate underemployment
  • Unemployment rate*
  • Wage growth by region*
  • Youth NEET rate

About the Organization :

The only tripartite U.N. agency, since 1919 the ILO brings together governments, employers and workers representatives of 187 member States , to set labour standards, develop policies and devise programmed promoting decent work for all women and men.

Home Page–en/index.htm

Period it covers:  From 1919 to present.–en/index.htm

Geographical area it covers: 187 countries.–en/index.htm

How ILO Work :–en/index.htm


Issues that are relevant to Factistan’s isuues. 


Forced labour, modern slavery and human trafficking

  • Almost 21 million people are victims of forced labour – 11.4 million women and girls and 9.5 million men and boys.
  • Almost 19 million victims are exploited by private individuals or enterprises and over 2 million by the state or rebel groups.
  • Of those exploited by individuals or enterprises, 4.5 million are victims of forced sexual exploitation.
  • Forced labour in the private economy generates US$ 150 billion in illegal profits per year.
  • Domestic work, agriculture, construction, manufacturing and entertainment are among the sectors most concerned.
  • Migrant workers and indigenous people are particularly vulnerable to forced labour.


Gender equality:

The primary goal of the ILO is to promote opportunities for women and men to obtain decent work in conditions of freedom, equity, security and human dignity. Gender equality is a key element in reaching this goal and is a cross-cutting policy driver for all ILO policy outcomes.
The ILO Policy on Gender Equality and Mainstreaming supports a two-pronged approach of gender mainstreaming: analysing and addressing in all ILO initiatives the specific needs of both women and men, and targeted interventions to enable women and men to participate in, and benefit equally from, development efforts.


Equality and discrimination:

Hundreds of millions of people suffer from discrimination in the world of work. This not only violates a most basic human right, but has wider social and economic consequences. Discrimination stifles opportunities, wasting the human talent needed for economic progress, and accentuates social tensions and inequalities. Combating discrimination is an essential part of promoting decent work, and success on this front is felt well beyond the workplace. Issues linked to discrimination are present throughout the ILO’s sphere of work. By bolstering freedom of association, for example, the ILO seeks to prevent discrimination against trade union members and officials. Programmes to fight forced labour and child labour include helping girls and women trapped in prostitution or coercive domestic labour. Non-discrimination is a main principle in the ILO’s code of practice on HIV/AIDS and the world of work. ILO guidelines on labour law include provisions on discrimination, and in countries such as Namibia and South Africa, the ILO has provided advice on legislative change in this area.

How they collected it: Primary research, Surveys, reports from ther data collection Agencies

How they present it: They represent it with tables.