The number of employed persons in the European Union increased 0.3 percent in the second quarter of 2019, the same as in the previous three-month period, final data showed. Employment Change in European Union averaged 0.17 percent from 1995 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 0.50 percent in the first quarter of 2000 and a record low of -0.70 percent in the first quarter of 2009.
Employment Change in European Union is expected to be 0.40 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employment Change in European Union to stand at 0.40 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the European Union Employment Change is projected to trend around 0.40 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.