Employed Persons in Belgium is expected to be 4083.59 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employed Persons in Belgium to stand at 4114.52 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Belgium Employed Persons is projected to trend around 4112.56 Thousand in 2020, according to our econometric models.


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Belgium Labour Last Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 Q3/19 2020
Unemployment Rate 6.3 6 6.2 6 5.9 6.5
Employed Persons 4056 4110 4108 4115 4117 4113
Unemployed Persons 321599 318214 318526 317633 317684 317764
Labor Force Participation Rate 67.9 68.39 68.16 68.07 68.24 68.22
Long Term Unemployment Rate 3.1 2.97 2.94 2.92 2.9 2.84
Youth Unemployment Rate 18.9 18.94 18.93 18.94 18.93 18.93
Labour Costs 111 112 112 112 112 112
Job Vacancies 145757 150327 153420 157748 161534 174343
Minimum Wages 1563 1563 1575 1575 1575 1585
Wage Growth 3.7 2.84 2.79 2.81 2.92 2.97
Population 11.41 11.41 11.51 11.51 11.51 11.56
Retirement Age Women 65 65 65 65 65 65
Retirement Age Men 65 65 65 65 65 65
Living Wage Family 1580 1530 1550 1573 1570 1550
Living Wage Individual 1090 1092 1086 1083 1081 1072
Wages 3445 3600 3650 3561 3581 3700
Wages High Skilled 3050 3200 3200 3049 3054 3250
Wages In Manufacturing 100 125 107 118 100 139
Wages Low Skilled 1890 1950 1950 1877 1873 2000
Productivity 100 100 100 100 100 100
Part Time Employment 1141 1158 1156 1158 1165 1194
Employment Change 0.4 0.5 0.3 0.36 0.34 0.4
Employment Rate 63.7 64.21 64.2 64.13 64.2 64.36
Full Time Employment 3502 3520 3519 3516 3519 3519