Dissemination and analysis
We disseminate data through a variety of channels to meet the needs of different types of users, including:
- Summary tables in Excel
- Bulk download facility
- ILOSTAT Excel Add-in
- Rilostat (R package)
- SDMX API
- SDMX Query Builder
For more information, refer to our data page.
ILOSTAT is a recurrent source of data for many ILO flagship publications, including the World Employment Social Outlook. The Department of Statistics also carries out its own analysis, mainly for the purpose of demonstrating uses of ILOSTAT data. This analysis is presented in a statistical brief series called Spotlight on Work Statistics and through our blog.
Uses of ILOSTAT data
ILOSTAT data are widely re-used by other organizations for their datasets and as inputs into world recognized indices. Examples include:
- World Bank
- United Nations Statistics Division
- United Nations Development Programme
Please cite ILOSTAT data as follows:
Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT.