European Union Employment Change  1995-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Employment in European Union increased by 0.40 percent from the previous period in the second quarter of 2017. Employment Change in European Union averaged 0.17 percent from 1995 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 0.60 percent in the second quarter of 2006 and a record low of -0.70 percent in the first quarter of 2009.

European Union Employment Change
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European Union Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployed Persons 18446.00 18747.00 26546.00 16099.00 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 3.40 3.70 5.30 2.40 percent [+]
Labour Costs 111.40 103.60 111.70 88.20 Index Points [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 58.00 57.50 58.00 56.30 percent [+]
Part Time Employment 43331.80 42873.80 43331.80 31484.60 Thousand [+]
Population 511.81 510.28 511.81 406.73 Million [+]
Productivity 104.90 103.80 106.90 83.70 Index Points [+]
Retirement Age Men 64.52 64.43 64.58 62.80 [+]
Retirement Age Women 62.63 62.39 62.63 60.78 [+]
Employed Persons 227661.30 224322.20 227661.30 212953.60 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 0.40 0.50 0.60 -0.70 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 178629.30 175961.60 182578.40 167268.40 Thousand [+]
Unemployment Rate 7.50 7.50 11.00 6.80 percent [+]
Wage Growth 2.40 1.50 3.60 0.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 16.60 16.70 24.00 15.10 percent [+]


European Union Employment Change

In the European Union, employment change refers to the quarterly change in the number of persons who work for pay or profit, or perform unpaid family work. Estimates include both full-time and part-time employment. This page provides - European Union Employment Change- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. European Union Employment Change - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.40 0.50 0.60 -0.70 1995 - 2017 percent Quarterly
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employment change by Country
Country Last
Australia 3700.00 Oct/17
Brazil -3.60 Feb/16
Canada 35.30 Oct/17
Euro Area 0.40 Jun/17
France 0.30 Jun/17
Germany 0.30 Jun/17
Italy 0.30 Jun/17
Netherlands 0.50 Jun/17
Spain 0.90 Jun/17
Switzerland 0.60 Jun/17
United Kingdom 0.40 Jun/17