Youth labour statistics

ILO experts systematically process these national microdatasets to obtain new, harmonized datasets .

Mastercard Foundation partnering with ILO to create new and improved database on youth in the labour market

Mastercard Foundation will support the ILO in creating a new, regularly updated database called YouthSTATS

Database will provide a comprehensive set of indicators on the labour market situation

Mastercard Foundation partners with ILO

to create new and improved database on youth in the labour market

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"A key advantage of basing YouthSTATS indicators on the ILO's microdata collection is that this will facilitate the sustainable production of disaggregated data – by age, sex, economic industry, formal and informal sectors, occupation, level of educational attainment, and other pertinent variables."

ILO statement

Mastercard Foundation funding enables ILO to provide more
and better data on youth in the labour market