Share of population that is employed, unemployed, and inactive, for all 15+ population. "Employed" is defined as anyone who has worked at least one hour during the previous week for pay, profit, or family gain. A person is defined as unemployed if he or she is presently not working but is actively seeking a job or ways to start an enterprise. Those who are neither employed nor unemployed are inactive. A person is defined as “inactive non-student” if he or she is inactive and not attending school.
Actual pools of skilled or unskilled labor available within local, national, or global economies, and activities intended to reduce risk and to improve the efficiency of the labor market and to increase the employability of workers, including employment security and protection. Includes employment and advisory services, training and retraining, and labor market information systems, including the design, purchase, and implementation of computer software and hardware.
Job-seeker profiling is a diagnostic method to assess the prospects of unemployed people to resume work. Profiling can help public employment services (PES) to segment job seekers into groups with similar likelihoods of work-resumption, and in turn to determine their level of access to different levels of treatment. In addition, profiling can guide the resource allocation process within PES and assigning of appropriate packages of benefits, employment services and ALMPs.
A legislative or legal framework that sheds light on the use and governance of laws—as well as decrees, regulations, and other legal or policy documents—and provides a foundation for the implementation of policies and programs undertaken to achieve strategic plans and outcomes.
Refers to the range of services designed to support people who are unable to perform physical and cognitive functions, measured through ability to perform activities of daily living (ADLs) and instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs). Individuals may need LTC due to limited functional ability, chronic conditions, trauma, or illness that limit their ability to carry out basic self-care or personal tasks that must be performed each day. LTC refers to family-based care in the home and community, as well as institutional care. It is quite distinct from health care, in that while health care services seek to change the health condition (from unwell to well), LTC services seek to make the current condition (unwell) more bearable.
Refers to those who have been unemployed for more than a certain time period, such as 52 weeks (1 year, International Labour Organization, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) or 27 weeks (US Bureau of Labor Statistics).