Employment Change | Forecast | 2016-2020

This page provides forecasts for Employment Change including a long-term outlook for the next decades, medium-term expectations for the next four quarters and short-term market predictions.


Last Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 2020
Australia 37400.00 Apr/17   -1200 10000 18600 20247 15600
Austria 0.50 Dec/16   0.33 0.27 0.23 0.22 0.22
Belgium 0.30 Dec/16 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.4
Brazil -3.60 Feb/16   1 1.5 1.8 -3.49 1
Bulgaria 0.50 Dec/16   -0.09 0.34 -0.03 0.1 0.1
Canada 3.20 Apr/17   13.44 15.66 16.05 16.39 16.72
Croatia -0.10 Dec/16 -0.1 -0.09 0 -0.01 -0.04
Cyprus 0.90 Dec/16   0.88 0.87 0.87 0.87 0.87
Czech Republic 0.70 Dec/16   0.34 0.35 0.62 0.57 0.5
Denmark 0.40 Dec/16 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.41 0.4
Estonia -1.50 Dec/16   -0.32 -0.44 -0.03 -0.05 -0.01
Euro Area 0.30 Dec/16   0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.6
European Union 0.20 Dec/16   0.13 0.12 0.12 0.11 0.15
Finland 0.10 Dec/16   0.12 0.09 0.09 0.08 0.01
France 0.20 Dec/16   0.3 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.7
Germany 0.40 Dec/16 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.2
Greece -0.90 Dec/16   0.3 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.5
Hungary 0.50 Dec/16   0.52 0.52 0.49 0.49 0.48
Ireland 0.60 Dec/16   0.5 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.4
Italy 0.30 Dec/16   0.4 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.6
Latvia 0.60 Dec/16   0 -0.04 -0.04 -0.04 -0.05
Lithuania -0.20 Dec/16   0.56 0.27 0.05 0.06 0.19
Luxembourg 0.90 Dec/16   0.83 0.8 0.81 0.8 0.79
Malta 1.90 Dec/16   0.99 1.22 1.14 1.04 1.09
Netherlands 0.70 Dec/16   0.64 0.69 0.65 0.67 0.67
New Zealand 1.20 Mar/17   0.87 0.89 0.98 0.91 0.96
Nigeria 187226.00 Sep/16   63000 74000 60000 171362 200000
Norway 0.10 Dec/16   0.18 0.19 0.21 0.23 0.29
Poland 4.60 Apr/17   5.1 4.9 4.7 4.4 3.2
Portugal 0.40 Dec/16   0.3 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5
Singapore 8.50 Mar/17   -3 5 6.7 -1 12.2
Slovakia 0.60 Dec/16   0.27 0.17 0.11 0.09 0.17
Slovenia 0.60 Dec/16   0.58 0.58 0.58 0.58 0.58
Spain 0.40 Dec/16   0.6 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.4
Sweden 0.60 Dec/16   0.36 0.47 0.38 0.28 0.26
Switzerland 0.00 Dec/16   0.55 0.37 0.34 0.18 0.41
United Kingdom 0.10 Dec/16   0.4 0.4 0.5 0.32 0.4