Employment Rate in Belgium increased to 65.20 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018 from 65 percent in the third quarter of 2018. Employment Rate in Belgium averaged 60.70 percent from 1992 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 65.20 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018 and a record low of 55.70 percent in the second quarter of 1994.

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Belgium Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.70 5.70 11.00 5.60 percent [+]
Employed Persons 4099.80 4084.20 4099.80 3010.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 298450.00 321119.00 533460.00 294870.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 69.20 69.20 69.20 63.60 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 2.70 2.70 5.70 2.70 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 12.90 12.90 26.10 12.90 percent [+]
Labour Costs 113.20 112.70 113.20 80.10 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 141730.00 149180.00 149180.00 70256.00 [+]
Minimum Wages 1593.81 1562.59 1593.81 1074.44 EUR/Month [+]
Wage Growth 3.20 3.20 6.80 -6.50 percent [+]
Population 11.41 11.35 11.41 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 [+]
Living Wage Family 1580.00 1600.00 1600.00 1520.00 EUR/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1090.00 1110.00 1110.00 1040.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages 3489.00 3445.00 3489.00 2238.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 3050.00 3090.00 3110.00 2910.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 124.50 94.10 124.50 72.50 Index Points [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1890.00 1870.00 1950.00 1770.00 EUR/Month [+]
Part Time Employment 1158.40 1175.40 1175.40 602.20 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 0.38 0.40 1.80 -0.70 percent [+]
Employment Rate 65.20 65.00 65.20 55.70 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 3600.20 3562.20 3600.20 2643.50 Thousand [+]


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. This page provides - Belgium Employment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Belgium Employment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
65.20 65.00 65.20 55.70 1992 - 2018 percent Quarterly
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