Topics Right to work

Constitute topics are built from the variables in the Comparative Constitutions Project’s dataset, which captures the content of world constitutions. The particular variables relevant to this topic are listed below, in the form of survey questions.

More information about the CCP’s research design is available here, including background information on how the team designed the inventory of constitutional topics as well as the full coding survey


Gives citizens a general right to work, and/or obligates the state to provide work. This is distinct from the right to choose one's occupation.


Rights and Duties


labor; provide; state duty

Survey Questions

  • Does the constitution mention a state duty to provide work/employment?