Employment in Belgium increased by 0.4 percent from the previous period in the second quarter of 2018. Employment Change in Belgium averaged 0.14 percent from 1980 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 1 percent in the fourth quarter of 1987 and a record low of -0.70 percent in the fourth quarter of 1980.

Employment Change in Belgium is expected to be 0.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employment Change in Belgium to stand at 0.36 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Belgium Employment Change is projected to trend around 0.40 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Belgium Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 6.30 6.50 11.00 6.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 4056.40 4030.70 4056.40 3010.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 321599.00 313293.00 533460.00 294870.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 67.90 68.10 68.60 63.60 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 3.10 3.10 5.70 2.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 18.90 18.90 26.20 14.00 percent [+]
Labour Costs 111.00 110.20 111.00 80.10 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 145757.00 140685.00 145757.00 70256.00 [+]
Minimum Wages 1562.59 1562.59 1562.59 1074.44 EUR/Month [+]
Wage Growth 3.70 3.60 6.80 -6.50 percent [+]
Population 11.41 11.35 11.41 9.13 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.00 65.00 65.00 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.00 65.00 65.00 60.00 [+]
Living Wage Family 1580.00 1600.00 1600.00 1520.00 EUR/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1090.00 1110.00 1110.00 1040.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages 3445.00 3414.00 3445.00 2238.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 3050.00 3090.00 3110.00 2910.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 100.30 120.50 120.50 72.50 Index Points [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1890.00 1870.00 1950.00 1770.00 EUR/Month [+]
Productivity 100.30 93.80 112.60 82.40 Index Points [+]
Part Time Employment 1140.80 1139.60 1173.80 602.20 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 0.40 0.30 1.00 -0.70 percent [+]
Employment Rate 63.70 63.90 64.10 55.70 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 3502.50 3518.60 3518.60 2643.50 Thousand [+]


Belgium Employment Change

This page provides - Belgium Employment Change- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Belgium Employment Change - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.40 0.30 1.00 -0.70 1980 - 2018 percent Quarterly
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Australia 32800.00 Oct/18
Canada 11.20 Oct/18
Euro Area 0.20 Sep/18
France 0.10 Jun/18
Germany 0.20 Jun/18
Italy 0.50 Jun/18
Netherlands 0.50 Jun/18
Singapore 17.70 Sep/18
Spain 0.70 Jun/18
Switzerland 0.30 Jun/18
United Kingdom 23.00 Aug/18


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