Labor Force Participation Rate in Belgium decreased to 68.20 percent in the first quarter of 2021 from 68.50 percent in the fourth quarter of 2020. source: Statistics Belgium

Labor Force Participation Rate in Belgium averaged 66.85 percent from 1999 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 69.60 percent in the third quarter of 2019 and a record low of 63.60 percent in the second quarter of 2001. This page provides the latest reported value for - Belgium Labor Force Participation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Belgium Labor Force Participation Rate - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on October of 2021.

Labor Force Participation Rate in Belgium is expected to be 68.07 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Belgium Labor Force Participation Rate is projected to trend around 68.24 percent in 2022 and 68.22 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Belgium Labor Force Participation Rate

Belgium Last Unit Reference Previous Highest Lowest
Unemployed Persons 293670.00 Aug/21 278789.00 533460.00 278789.00
Labor Force Participation Rate 68.20 percent Mar/21 68.50 69.60 63.60
Wage Growth 11.33 percent Jun/21 -2.08 11.33 -10.33
Wages In Manufacturing 116.40 points Jun/21 103.00 132.60 72.50
Wages 3558.00 EUR/Month Dec/17 3489.00 3558.00 2238.00

Belgium Labor Force Participation Rate
The labour force participation rates is the number of persons who are employed and unemployed but looking for a job divided by the total working-age population.