Employment structure

20 Απρίλιος 2020

The employment structure reflects the change in employment across occupations and sectors, using various proxies of job quality.Read more

The employment structure reflects the change in employment across occupations and sectors, using various proxies of job quality. The current debate about shifts in the employment structure is focused on the extent to which observed patterns of job polarisation and upgrading have contributed to wage inequality trends and on Europe's shrinking middle class. Eurofound’s European Jobs Monitor analyses shifts in the employment structure in the EU.

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Recent updates

European Jobs Monitor - Gender and age

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Forthcoming

Labour market change: Trends and policy approaches towards flexibilisation

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Core employment (%), by age, 2018

The chart below shows how the share of specific flexible labour market indicators developed in 2018. It shows the share...

Publications & data

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The sections below provide access to a range of publications, data and ongoing work on this topic. 

  • Publications (107)
  • Ongoing work (2)

Eurofound publications come in a variety of formats, including reports, policy briefs, blogs, articles and presentations. 

Reducing Europe’s gender employment gap

Ιστολόγιο 08 Μάρτιος 2017

ERM Quarterly - Quarter 4, January 2017

Publication 26 Ιανουάριος 2017

ERM Quarterly - Quarter 3, October 2016

Publication 27 Οκτώβριος 2016

Fewer routine jobs but more routine work

Ιστολόγιο 28 Σεπτέμβριος 2016

Male employment rebounds and part-time work surges

News 08 Αύγουστος 2016

United Kingdom: Latest working life developments – Q2 2016

Άρθρο 04 Αύγουστος 2016

ERM Quarterly - Quarter 2, July 2016

Publication 27 Ιούλιος 2016

Ongoing work

Research continues in this topic on a variety of themes, which are outlined below with links to forthcoming titles.