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    Employment rate, by highest level of education attained  

    The indicator is calculated by dividing the number of employed people within age group 20-64 years having attained a specific level of education, by the total population of the same age group.

    http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/tgm/web/table/description.jsp
    (Retrieved: 26 January 2015)

    Employment rate, by sex, age group 20-64

    The employment rate is calculated by dividing the number of persons aged 20 to 64 in employment by the total population of the same age group. The indicator is based on the EU Labour Force Survey.

    http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/tgm/web/table/description.jsp
    (Retrieved: 26 January 2015)

    Long-term unemployment rate, by sex   

    The overall percentage of the total active population which is unemployed, and broken down by sex. Long-term unemployed (12 months and more) comprise persons aged at least 15, who are not living in collective households, who will be without work during the next two weeks, who would be available to start work within the next two weeks and who are seeking work (have actively sought employment at some time during the previous four weeks or are not seeking a job because they have already found a job to start later).

    Unemployment rate, by age group    

    "Unemployment rates represent unemployed persons as a percentage of the labour force. The labour force is the total number of people employed and unemployed. Unemployed persons comprise persons aged 15 to 74 who were:
    a. without work during the reference week,
    b. currently available for work, i.e. were available for paid employment or self-employment before the end of the two weeks following the reference week,

    Low wage earners as a proportion of all employees (excluding apprentices): by educational attainment

    Low-wage earners are defined as those employees earning two thirds or less of the national median gross hourly earnings in a particular country.
    http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/statistics-explained/index.php/Wages_and_la...
    Retrieved: 26 January 2015

    Satisfaction with working conditions

    Satisfaction with their (workers) working conditions in general, as well as specific areas
    such as working hours, workload, autonomy and work-life balance
    http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/flash/fl_398_en.pdf (p. 3)
    (Retrieved: 26 January 2015)

    Unemployment rate by sex and age groups - annual average, %

    Unemployed persons are all persons 15 to 74 years of age (16 to 74 years in ES, IT and the UK) who were not employed during the reference week, had actively sought work during the past four weeks and were ready to begin working immediately or within two weeks.

    http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/DE/tsdec450_esmsip.htm
    (Retrieved: 26 January 2015)

    People living in households with very low work intensity

    People aged 0-59, living in households, where working-age adults (18-59) work less than 20% of their total work potential during the past year.

    (Retrieved from http://www.idescat.cat/economia/inec?tc=7&id=8511&lang=en, 26 January 2015)

    Desire to be Employed

    The indicator measures the level of willingness to be employed in percentage.
    http://gesis-simon.de/simon_eusi/index.php#
    (Date of retrieval: 2 February 2015)

    Net social protection as a percentage of GDP

    "Net social protection benefits are defined as the value of social protection benefits excluding taxes and social contributions paid by the benefits recipients. They are complemented by the value of “Fiscal benefits” provided in the form of tax breaks that would be defined as social protection benefits, if they were provided in cash. Tax breaks promoting the provision of social protection or promoting private insurance plans are excluded.

    Job Security

    This indicator presents the number of dependent employed with a job tenure of less than 6 months over the total dependent employment. Job tenure is measured by the length of time workers have been in their current or main job or with their current employer
    http://stats.oecd.org/Index.aspx?DataSetCode=BLI2013#
    (Retrieved: 26 January 2015)

    Perceived Overqualification

    The indicator measures what percentage of population think that their qualifications are higher than required to perform their professional duties
    http://gesis-simon.de/simon_eusi/index.php#
    (Date of retrieval: 2 February 2014)

    Foreign direct investment, net inflows (% of GDP)

    "Foreign direct investment are the net inflows of investment to acquire a lasting management interest (10 percent or more of voting stock) in an enterprise operating in an economy other than that of the investor. It is the sum of equity capital, reinvestment of earnings, other long-term capital, and short-term capital as shown in the balance of payments. This series shows net inflows (new investment inflows less disinvestment) in the reporting economy from foreign investors, and is divided by GDP."

    Labour productivity per hour worked (ESA95)

    "Labour productivity per hour worked is calculated as real output (deflated GDP measured in chain-linked volumes, reference year 2005) per unit of labour input (measured by the total number of hours worked). Measuring labour productivity per hour worked provides a better picture of productivity developments in the economy than labour productivity per person employed, as it eliminates differences in the full time/part time composition of the workforce across countries and years."

    Better Life Index

    The Better Life index is an interactive tool that allows you to see how countries perform according to the importance you give to each of 11 topics.

    Inclusive Wealth Index

    The inclusive wealth index measures all the assets from which human well-being is derived, including manufactured, human and natural capital, i.e. a nation’s capacity to maintain human well-being over time.

    (Source: Inclusive Wealth Project, http://inclusivewealthindex.org/#the-world-wants-to-know-how-its-doing)

    Is not directly available yet, only indirectly through some reports, data tool is coming.

    Index of Social Health

    "The Index of Social Health [...] monitors the social well-being of American society. [...] The Index of Social Health is based on sixteen social indicators. These are: infant mortality, child abuse, child poverty, teenage suicide, teenage drug abuse, high school dropouts, unemployment, weekly wages, health insurance coverage, poverty among the elderly, out-of-pocket health-care costs among the elderly, homicides, alcohol-related traffic fatalities, food insecurity, affordable housing, and income inequality."

    Foreign direct investment, net outflows (% of GDP)

    "Foreign direct investment are the net inflows of investment to acquire a lasting management interest (10 percent or more of voting stock) in an enterprise operating in an economy other than that of the investor. It is the sum of equity capital, reinvestment of earnings, other long-term capital, and short-term capital as shown in the balance of payments. This series shows net outflows of investment from the reporting economy to the rest of the world and is divided by GDP."

    Employment in industry (% of total employment)

    People who work for public or private employers and receive remuneration in wages, salaries, commission, tips, etc. working in industry and includes mining and quarrying, manufacturing, construction and public utilities.
    (Source: WorldBank, http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/SL.IND.EMPL.ZS, retrieved 2-2-2015)

    Legatum Prosperity Index

    The Prosperity Index is a global measurement of prosperity based on both income and wellbeing. The Index analysed the countries across 8 sub-indices – Economy, Entrepreneurship & Opportunity, Governance, Education, Health, Safety & Security, Personal Freedom and Social Capital.

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