Global jobs market must absorb 400m new workers over next decade

The world’s economies will need to create at least 600 million jobs in the next ten years, according to the International Labour Organization. That’s how many new workers will be either entering the labor force (400 million) or are currently unemployed and will need to find work (200 million). In addition, another 900 million workers are living on less than $2 a day, widely acknowledged as the global poverty line. Unless those new jobs are created, young people are expected to bear the brunt of unemployment in the future.

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Global jobs market must absorb 400m new workers over next decade

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