Executive summary

Global Employment Trends 2014: The risk of a jobless recovery

The Global Employment Trends study offers the latest global and regional information and projections on several indicators of the labour market, including employment, unemployment, working poverty and vulnerable employment. The weak global economic recovery has failed to lead to an improvement in global labour markets, with global unemployment in 2013 reaching almost 202 million. Embargoed until 00.01 GMT - 21 January 2014