Labour market participation
18 January 2022
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 (162)
- Ongoing work (1)
Eurofound publications come in a variety of formats, including reports, policy briefs, blogs, articles and presentations.
EU Presidency of Croatia conference on Gender Equality: Participation of women on the labour market – Benefit for society!Event 30 January 2020
Research continues in this topic on a variety of themes, which are outlined below with links to forthcoming titles.