Research and analysis

Skills and lifelong learning: skills demand and mismatch

Review of concepts, theory and evidence relating to the demand for skills in the UK.



This review covers four main areas relating to skills demand:

  • the demand for skilled labour
  • the status of training
  • mismatches in the supply and demand of skills
  • policy recommendations

It was commissioned as part of the Foresight Future of skills and lifelong learning project.

Published 12 December 2016