World Bank Finds Improvement in Job Quality, But Says Challenges Remain

The World Bank on Tuesday released a job quality report pointing to small improvements in the diversity of jobs available in Cambodia, including better paying jobs, but found that a majority of the jobs were still low on productivity and needed reforms to address future economic challenges.

The report, titled “Cambodia’s Future Jobs: Linking To The Economy Of Tomorrow”, found than around a third of jobs were salaried, offering Cambodians higher earnings and worker protections.

However, the remaining jobs were more traditional, such as household enterprises and family farm jobs, affording fluctuating wages and no worker safety nets. Also, the traditional jobs were weakly integrated into the economy.

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