Labor Force Participation Rate In the Euro Area increased to 57.20 percent in the second quarter of 2018 from 57 percent in the first quarter of 2018. Labor Force Participation Rate in the Euro Area averaged 56.77 percent from 2000 until 2018, 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.

Labor Force Participation Rate in Euro Area is expected to be 58.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Labor Force Participation Rate in Euro Area to stand at 58.80 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Euro Area Labor Force Participation Rate is projected to trend around 60.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Euro Area Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 8.10 8.10 12.10 7.30 percent [+]
Unemployed Persons 13080.00 13063.00 19193.00 11403.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 158.29 157.97 158.29 117.36 Million [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 3.90 4.10 6.30 2.70 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 17.30 17.10 24.70 14.80 percent [+]
Productivity 105.30 105.20 105.30 82.60 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 113.70 102.60 114.00 85.10 Index Points [+]
Wage Growth 1.90 1.80 3.40 0.80 percent [+]
Population 340.72 339.88 340.72 260.38 Million [+]
Employment Change 0.20 0.40 0.80 -0.70 percent [+]
Part Time Employment 31590.10 31245.90 31590.10 19769.20 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 57.20 57.00 57.30 55.00 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 115128.40 113849.60 118899.50 107478.10 Thousand [+]
Retirement Age Men 64.36 64.27 64.36 62.24 [+]
Retirement Age Women 63.96 63.86 63.96 61.66 [+]


Euro Area Labor Force Participation Rate

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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
57.20 57.00 57.30 55.00 2000 - 2018 percent Quarterly
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Country Last Previous
United Kingdom 79.00 Sep/18
France 72.30 Sep/18
Indonesia 69.20 Dec/18
Switzerland 68.40 Jun/18
Singapore 67.70 Dec/17
Italy 65.80 Oct/18
Australia 65.60 Oct/18
Canada 65.40 Nov/18
Netherlands 64.20 Jun/18
South Korea 63.40 Nov/18
United States 62.90 Nov/18
Russia 62.80 Oct/18
Japan 62.00 Oct/18
Brazil 61.70 Sep/18
Germany 60.90 Jun/18
Mexico 59.50 Sep/18
South Africa 59.50 Sep/18
Spain 58.73 Sep/18
Euro Area 57.20 Jun/18
Saudi Arabia 56.20 Jun/18
Turkey 53.50 Aug/18
India 52.50 Dec/13
Argentina 46.40 Jun/18


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