Topics Duty 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


Requires individuals to contribute to the betterment of their society through work. This is usually a general statement and may still allow for variation on the basis of disability, age or other factors.


Rights and Duties

Survey Questions

  • Does the constitution refer to a duty to work?