The Best Employment Datasets of 2022

Employment data is highly sought-after when training machine learning models. That said, it’s not always easy to find employment datasets to train your models. 

That’s why we’ve done the tricky bit for you. We’ve searched high and low here at Twine to find the best employment datasets.

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Here are our top picks for Employment Datasets:

Occupational Employment Growth Projections Dataset

Exclusively for the US, the Projections of Occupational Employment Growth dataset is developed for all States and the nation as a whole. One of the most important uses of the projections is to help individuals make informed career decisions.

Information on this site allows projected employment growth for an occupation to be compared among States. It also allows projected employment growth among occupations to be compared within one State. The size is 2.92 MB.

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Employment by Education Level Dataset

This dataset shows the employment rates of people according to their education levels: below upper secondary, upper secondary non-tertiary, or tertiary. The employment rate refers to the number of persons in employment as a percentage of the population of working age.

The employed are defined as those who work for pay or profit for at least one hour a week, or who have a job but are temporarily not at work due to illness, leave, or industrial action. This dataset measures the percentage of employed among all 25-64 year-olds.

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Business Register and Employment Dataset

Exclusively for Scotland and the UK, this dataset explores business registration and employment. An employer survey of the number of jobs held by employees broken down by full/part-time and detailed industry. The survey records a job at the location of an employee’s workplace. Available from country down to lower level super output area and Scottish data zone.

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Labor Force Participation Dataset

The Labor Force Participation Dataset rates for young adults ages 18–24 by age, sex, and race/ethnicity, 1980–2013 annual averages. The Current Population Survey (CPS) is the primary source of labor force statistics for the U.S. population. It is the source of numerous high-profile economic statistics, including the national unemployment rate, and provides data on a wide range of issues relating to employment and earnings.

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Wrapping up

To conclude, here are the top picks for the best employment datasets for your projects:

  1. Occupational Employment Growth Projections Dataset
  2. Employment by Education Level Dataset
  3. Business Register and Employment Dataset
  4. Labor Force Participation Dataset

We hope that this list has helped you find a dataset for your project or, realize the myriad options available. 

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