Employment Rate in Belgium decreased to 63.60 percent in the first quarter of 2021 from 64.50 percent in the fourth quarter of 2020. source: EUROSTAT

Employment Rate in Belgium averaged 61.06 percent from 1992 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 65.80 percent in the third quarter of 2019 and a record low of 55.70 percent in the second quarter of 1994. This page provides - Belgium Employment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Belgium Employment Rate - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on September of 2021.

Employment Rate in Belgium is expected to be 64.13 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Belgium Employment Rate is projected to trend around 64.34 percent in 2022 and 64.36 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Belgium Employment Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
63.60 64.50 65.80 55.70 1992 - 2021 percent Quarterly
NSA

Belgium Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.90 6.20 11.00 4.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 4188.30 4157.60 4188.30 3010.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 278789.00 281600.00 533460.00 278789.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 68.20 68.50 69.60 63.60 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 2.80 2.70 5.70 2.00 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 17.10 17.10 26.00 12.10 percent [+]
Labour Costs 111.20 109.00 111.70 75.60 points [+]
Job Vacancies 172437.00 141565.00 172437.00 70256.00 [+]
Wage Growth 0.20 -1.40 6.80 -7.90 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 1625.72 1625.72 1625.72 1074.44 EUR/Month [+]
Population 11.52 11.46 11.52 9.13 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.00 65.00 65.00 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.00 65.00 65.00 60.00 [+]
Full Time Employment 3621.30 3558.20 3621.30 2643.50 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 1147.10 1103.70 1203.30 602.20 Thousand [+]
Wages 3558.00 3489.00 3558.00 2238.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 106.40 130.30 132.60 72.50 points [+]
Employment Change 0.70 0.07 1.80 -0.93 percent [+]
Employment Rate 63.60 64.50 65.80 55.70 percent [+]


Belgium Employment Rate
In Belgium, the employment rate measures the number of people who have a job as a percentage of the working age population.