Labour market participation
28 april 2021
The declining number of people active in the labour market makes increased labour force participation one of the primary drivers behind labour market policies.Read more
The declining number of people active in the labour market makes increased labour force participation one of the primary drivers behind labour market policies. The European Employment Strategy promotes active ageing, gender equality and the integration in the labour market of young people, older workers, people with disabilities, migrants, low-skilled and other vulnerable groups. The employment rate, in other words the proportion of the working age population that is in employment, is considered to be a key social indicator for analytical purposes when studying developments within labour markets.Read less
Publications & dataTop
The sections below provide access to a range of publications, data and ongoing work on this topic.
- Publications (161)
- Ongoing work
Eurofound publications come in a variety of formats, including reports, policy briefs, blogs, articles and presentations.
Reconciliation of work and family life and collective bargaining in the European Union: An analysis of EIRO articlesPublication 26 juli 2006
Research continues in this topic on a variety of themes, which are outlined below with links to forthcoming titles.