Euro Area Labor Force Participation Rate  2000-2017 | Data | Chart

Labor Force Participation Rate In the Euro Area increased to 57.10 percent in the second quarter of 2017 from 56.80 percent in the first quarter of 2017. Labor Force Participation Rate in the Euro Area averaged 56.72 percent from 2000 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 57.30 percent in the third quarter of 2008 and a record low of 55 percent in the second quarter of 2001.

Euro Area Labor Force Participation Rate
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Euro Area Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 8.80 8.90 12.10 7.30 percent [+]
Unemployed Persons 14242.00 14402.00 19153.00 11368.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 155.60 154.95 155.60 117.36 Million [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 4.40 4.70 6.30 2.70 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 18.60 18.70 24.70 14.80 percent [+]
Productivity 104.20 103.80 104.20 82.60 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 111.10 100.40 112.30 85.10 Index Points [+]
Wage Growth 2.00 1.30 3.40 0.70 percent [+]
Population 341.01 339.89 341.01 260.38 Million [+]
Employment Change 0.40 0.50 0.80 -0.70 percent [+]
Part Time Employment 31435.80 31213.10 31435.80 19769.20 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 57.10 56.80 57.30 55.00 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 113328.90 111780.50 118857.50 107450.40 Thousand [+]
Retirement Age Men 64.54 64.47 64.63 62.37 [+]
Retirement Age Women 64.32 64.20 64.32 61.61 [+]


Euro Area Labor Force Participation Rate

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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
57.10 56.80 57.30 55.00 2000 - 2017 percent Quarterly
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labor force participation rate by Country
Country Last
United Kingdom 78.40 Aug/17
France 71.90 Sep/17
Russia 69.40 Oct/17
Indonesia 69.02 Dec/17
Switzerland 68.30 Jun/17
Canada 65.70 Nov/17
Italy 65.41 Sep/17
Australia 65.10 Oct/17
Netherlands 64.20 Sep/17
South Korea 63.30 Oct/17
United States 62.70 Nov/17
Brazil 61.80 Sep/17
Germany 60.90 Jun/17
Japan 60.80 Oct/17
Mexico 59.50 Oct/17
Spain 58.92 Sep/17
Euro Area 57.10 Jun/17
Turkey 53.70 Aug/17
India 52.50 Dec/13