Employment Rate in Belgium increased to 65.60 percent in the second quarter of 2019 from 64.50 percent in the first quarter of 2019. Employment Rate in Belgium averaged 60.79 percent from 1992 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 65.60 percent in the second quarter of 2019 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 5.50 5.50 11.00 5.50 percent [+]
Employed Persons 4116.10 4099.80 4116.10 3010.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 302916.00 292344.00 533460.00 281099.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 68.40 69.20 69.20 63.60 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 2.40 2.70 5.70 2.40 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 14.10 14.10 26.10 13.30 percent [+]
Labour Costs 113.80 113.20 113.80 80.10 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 138968.00 147698.00 149180.00 70256.00 [+]
Minimum Wages 1593.81 1593.81 1593.81 1074.44 EUR/Month [+]
Wage Growth 2.10 3.50 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 3489.00 3445.00 3489.00 2238.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 3050.00 3090.00 3110.00 2910.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 102.80 124.90 124.90 72.50 Index Points [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1890.00 1870.00 1950.00 1770.00 EUR/Month [+]
Part Time Employment 1158.50 1158.40 1175.40 602.20 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 0.37 0.38 1.80 -0.70 percent [+]
Employment Rate 65.60 64.50 65.60 55.70 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 3550.70 3600.20 3600.20 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 October of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
65.60 64.50 65.60 55.70 1992 - 2019 percent Quarterly
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Mexico 96.26 Aug/19
Switzerland 80.60 Jun/19
Netherlands 78.10 Jun/19
Germany 76.50 Jun/19
United Kingdom 75.90 Jul/19
France 66.00 Jun/19
Spain 64.49 Jun/19
Australia 62.70 Sep/19
Canada 62.10 Sep/19
South Korea 61.50 Sep/19
United States 61.00 Sep/19
Japan 60.90 Aug/19
Russia 59.90 Aug/19
Italy 59.10 Jul/19
Brazil 54.70 Aug/19
India 46.80 Dec/18
Turkey 45.50 Jul/19
Argentina 42.60 Jun/19
South Africa 42.44 Jun/19


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