Belgium Employment Rate  1992-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Employment Rate in Belgium increased to 62.80 percent in the second quarter of 2017 from 62.20 percent in the first quarter of 2017. Employment Rate in Belgium averaged 60.46 percent from 1992 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 63.40 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016 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 7.10 7.30 11.00 6.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 3992.60 3979.00 3992.60 3010.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 350247.00 336727.00 533460.00 294870.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 67.50 68.40 68.40 63.60 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 3.90 3.70 5.70 2.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 22.70 22.70 26.20 14.00 percent [+]
Labour Costs 109.20 108.00 109.20 80.10 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 130137.00 123689.00 130137.00 70256.00 [+]
Minimum Wages 1531.93 1531.93 1531.93 1074.44 EUR/Month [+]
Wage Growth 1.80 1.70 6.80 -6.40 percent [+]
Population 11.37 11.31 11.37 9.13 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.00 65.00 65.00 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 60.00 60.00 65.00 60.00 [+]
Living Wage Family 1490.00 1520.00 1630.00 1490.00 EUR/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1030.00 1040.00 1090.00 1030.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages 3445.00 3414.00 3445.00 2238.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 3120.00 3100.00 3120.00 2920.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 102.60 122.90 123.50 76.00 Index Points [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1890.00 1860.00 1890.00 1760.00 EUR/Month [+]
Productivity 100.30 93.80 112.60 82.40 Index Points [+]
Part Time Employment 1060.70 1159.00 1173.80 602.20 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 0.20 0.30 2.30 -0.70 percent [+]
Employment Rate 62.80 62.20 63.40 55.70 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 3459.30 3467.90 3467.90 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 November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
62.80 62.20 63.40 55.70 1992 - 2017 percent Quarterly
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employment rate by Country
Country Last
Mexico 96.40 Sep/17
Switzerland 79.80 Jun/17
Netherlands 75.70 Jun/17
United Kingdom 75.00 Aug/17
Germany 74.80 Jun/17
Russia 66.10 Sep/17
France 65.10 Sep/17
Spain 62.80 Sep/17
Australia 61.60 Sep/17
Canada 61.60 Oct/17
South Korea 61.30 Sep/17
United States 60.20 Oct/17
Japan 59.40 Sep/17
Italy 58.10 Sep/17
Brazil 54.10 Sep/17
Turkey 47.20 Aug/17