Disparity between workers skills and job requirements

Experimental visualization of narrower problems
Other Names:
Skills mismatch

There is a growing disparity between the skill-structure of those seeking work and available vacancies, with a consequent growth in the share of 'structural' or 'frictional' unemployment.

Accelerating technological change and an ageing workforce with skills that need updating can lead to a situation where a need for skilled personnel and unemployment are coinciding.

Broader Problems:
Related Problems:
Social underdevelopment
Problem Type:
C: Cross-sectoral problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth
Date of last update
10.07.2019 – 17:17 CEST