Published on 15th December 2020
The European Employment Barometer, developed jointly by the World Employment Confederation and Staffing Industry Analysts, provides data on total employment, temporary employment, agency work and freelance work. It is regularly updated with data from Eurostat and data provided by WEC members.
For the latest statistics on agency work sector developments around the world, be sure to also look at the regularly updated statistical brief, published by the WEC, containing sector statistics up until October 2020. Activity in the agency work sector tends to be an early warning indicator of where the overall economy is heading, and the current crisis showcases this once again.
Key labour market and agency work sector insights from the European Employment Barometer Q2 2020 update: