Employment Rate in Belgium decreased to 63.70 percent in the second quarter of 2018 from 63.90 percent in the first quarter of 2018. Employment Rate in Belgium averaged 60.60 percent from 1992 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 64.10 percent in the fourth quarter of 2017 and a record low of 55.70 percent in the second quarter of 1994.

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Belgium Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 6.20 6.30 11.00 6.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 4068.80 4056.40 4068.80 3010.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 308831.00 321599.00 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 111.60 111.00 111.60 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 0.38 0.40 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 Rate

In Belgium, the employment rate measures the number of people who have a job as a percentage of the working age population. This page provides - Belgium Employment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Belgium Employment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
63.70 63.90 64.10 55.70 1992 - 2018 percent Quarterly
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Country Last Previous
Mexico 96.76 Oct/18
Switzerland 79.90 Jun/18
Netherlands 77.00 Jun/18
United Kingdom 75.70 Sep/18
Germany 75.40 Jun/18
France 65.90 Sep/18
Spain 64.01 Sep/18
Australia 62.20 Sep/18
Canada 61.70 Nov/18
South Korea 61.40 Nov/18
Japan 60.60 Oct/18
United States 60.60 Nov/18
Russia 59.80 Oct/18
Italy 58.70 Oct/18
Brazil 54.50 Oct/18
Turkey 47.60 Aug/18
South Africa 43.10 Sep/18
Argentina 41.90 Jun/18


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