Welcome to the World Bank Jobs Group's diagnostics and data site. Here you will find disaggregated and comparable global jobs indicators for all countries for which the World Bank has standardized labor variables from household surveys that are in the World Bank's micro data library. You will also find the latest data tools and guidelines produced by the World Bank's Jobs Group for country Jobs Diagnostics and our latest reports and standardized outputs.
Standardized tools to identify the main jobs challenges faced by a country
Economies grow when more people find work, when they get better at what they do, and as they move from low-productivity work (such as self-employment and unpaid family work in farming) to better, higher-productivity jobs (such as waged jobs in the manufacturing or service sector).