List of OECD countries by job security

This is a list of OECD countries by job security , an important component in measuring quality of life and the well-being of its citizens. It lists OECD countries ‘workers’ chance of losing their job in 2012, with some non-OECD countries also included. Workers facing a high risk of job loss are more vulnerable, especially in countries with smaller social safety nets . This indicator has been developed in 2012, but was employed in 2011, but was employed in 2011.

Rank Country / Territory Chance of losing job in 2012 [1]
1 switzerland 2.8%
2  japan 2.9%
3  norway 2.9%
4  South Korea 3.0%
5  germany 3.2%
6  austria 3.4%
7  Netherlands 3.6%
8  luxembourg 4.0%
9  russia 4.0%
10  Czech Republic 4.2%
11  iceland 4.3%
12  australia 4.4%
13  belgium 4.5%
14  mexico 4.7%
15  chile 4.7%
16  brazil 4.8%
17  slovenia 5.0%
18  estonia 5.3%
19  italy 5.5%
20  United Kingdom 5.6%
21  Slovakia 5.8%
22  New Zealand 5.8%
23  denmark 5.8%
24  United States 6.3%
25  ireland 6.4%
26  finland 6.4%
27  Israel 6.5%
28  sweden 6.5%
29  la France 6.5%
30  Canada 6.6%
31  hungary 6.7%
32  poland 7.3%
33  turkey 7.8%
34  Portugal 9.1%
35  greece 12.0%
36  spain 17.7%

See also

  • Job security

References

  1. Jump up^ http://stats.oecd.org/Index.aspx?DataSetCode=BLI

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