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2018 Global Great Jobs Briefing

Find out the real jobs situation in 128 countries, and where the greatest gaps remain between the good and great jobs.

The world wants a good job.

This has been a major finding from Gallup's surveys in more than 140 countries over the past decade.

Why has this been so hard to find anywhere in the world's official statistics?

Get this report to find out where the good jobs are and where the greatest gaps remain between the good and the great jobs that people want and need, based on Gallup's global surveys.

About 1.4 Billion Adults Worldwide report working full time for an employer

Good Jobs, By Major Region % of the population working full time for an employer

44%

Northern America

41%

Former Soviet States

34%

Europe

Countries with the Highest Percentages of the Adult Population with Good Jobs:

69%

United Arab Emirates

59%

Bahrain

Global leaders need to make "great job" creation a top priority by using better metrics to understand the real jobs situation.

Gallup's 2018 Great Jobs Briefing provides an update on the real jobs situation in 128 countries and shows where the greatest gaps remain between the good and the great jobs that people want and need.

Download this report to learn:

  • where good jobs are the most scarce in the world
  • how gender and education gaps exist in every region
  • how great jobs are good for workforce productivity, safety and retention and workers' well-being

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