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Labor Markets - Data
This page contains a list of useful World Bank as well as external labor market data and statistical resources. 
While we hope you find the links below of value, please note that the World Bank is not responsible for the content of non-World Bank websites.

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Children and Youth investments in the World Bank Portfolio, 2000-2010
An overview of World Bank investments in children- and youth-focused interventions, including in the area of skills development and employment.

World Bank ADePT Labor - An integrated set of programs that produces tables and charts for the analysis of labor markets mainly in low- and middle-income countries.

World Bank Private Sector Development Tables “At a Glance” - Overview of economic and social context, business environment, private sector investment, finance and banking and infrastructure.

World Bank World Development Indicators - Selected World Development Indicators (WDI). Purchase 2007 Print Edition.

Additional resources can be found at:

World Bank Development Economics (DEC) - Links to country summary tables, key indicators from the WDI database and to additional online data sources.

World Bank Labor Markets - Useful Links - Section of this website that includes links to labor market institutions, research centers and journals.

External Resources

Davidson Data Center and Network (DDCN) - Socio-economic micro and macro data from transition and emerging markets.

International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Range of time series data on lending, exchange rates and other economic and financial indicators.

Luxembourg Income and Employment Studies (LIS/LES) - Database of household and labor force surveys from 25 countries, mainly consisting of developed and transition economies.

Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) - Labor and Unemployment Statistics.

NATLEX (ILO) - ILO database of national labor, social security and related human rights legislation.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics - Data provided by agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics.

U.S. Census Bureau Information - Database, reports and downloads.


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