European Union Population  1960-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The total population in the European Union was estimated at 511.81 million people on January 1st 2017, 0.3 percent more than 510.28 million on January 1st 2016. The population change (positive, with 1.5 million more inhabitants) was due to net migration while the natural change of the EU population was neutral. Looking back, in the year of 1960, European Union had a population of 406.7 million people.

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European Union Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployed Persons 18243.00 18446.00 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 7.40 7.50 11.00 6.80 percent [+]
Wage Growth 2.40 1.50 3.60 0.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 16.50 16.60 24.00 15.10 percent [+]


European Union Population

In the European Union, data from 1960 until 1974 refers to EU27, whereas from 1975 to present year refers to EU28. This page provides - European Union Population - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. European Union Population - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
511.81 510.28 511.81 406.73 1960 - 2017 Million Yearly




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