Belgium Unemployed Persons  1980-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The number of unemployed persons in Belgium increased to 350247 in September of 2017 from 336727 in August of 2017. Unemployed Persons in Belgium averaged 423495.63 from 1980 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 533460 in February of 1985 and a record low of 294870 in June of 1980.

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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 Unemployed Persons

In Belgium, unemployed persons are individuals who are without a job and actively seeking to work. This page provides - Belgium Unemployed Persons - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Belgium Unemployed Persons - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
350247.00 336727.00 533460.00 294870.00 1980 - 2017 Monthly
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