Facts and figures



• Global unemployment rose from 170 million in 2007 to almost 202 million in 2012; Of these, about 75 million are young women and men.

• Nearly 2.2 billion people live below the $2 per day threshold; The eradication of poverty is only possible through stable and well-paid jobs.

• Globally, 470 million jobs are needed for those entering the labour market between 2016 and 2030.