- Patterns of employment and unemployment
- Education: Stay in education for longer.
- Age: older people spending more years in retirement.
- Gender: More women in paid employment.
- Technology: Manufacturing decreasing work force as machines can take over.
- Contracts: Part-time and flexible employment. Job sharing is popular
- Immigrants: Most do seasonal jobs, eg Fruit picking
- Job type: More employment in teaching, doctors etc.. then there is fishing and agriculture.