Employment Rate in Belgium decreased to 65.30 percent in the fourth quarter of 2019 from 65.80 percent in the third quarter of 2019.

Employment Rate in Belgium averaged 60.89 percent from 1992 until 2019, 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 June of 2020.

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. Looking forward, we estimate Employment Rate in Belgium to stand at 64.29 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Belgium Employment Rate is projected to trend around 64.34 percent in 2021 and 64.36 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Belgium Employment Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
65.30 65.80 65.80 55.70 1992 - 2019 percent Quarterly
NSA

Belgium Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.30 5.20 11.00 5.20 percent [+]
Employed Persons 4172.20 4177.90 4177.90 3010.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 297977.00 305031.00 533460.00 281099.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 68.90 69.60 69.60 63.60 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 2.20 2.20 5.70 2.20 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 14.50 14.50 26.10 12.70 percent [+]
Labour Costs 107.80 106.00 107.80 75.60 points [+]
Job Vacancies 139420.00 140948.00 149180.00 70256.00 [+]
Minimum Wages 1593.81 1593.81 1593.81 1074.44 EUR/Month [+]
Wage Growth 3.40 3.90 6.80 -6.50 percent [+]
Population 11.46 11.40 11.46 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 [+]
Full Time Employment 3578.50 3604.00 3606.20 2643.50 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 1201.20 1201.90 1201.90 602.20 Thousand [+]
Employment Change -0.24 0.34 1.80 -0.70 percent [+]
Employment Rate 65.30 65.80 65.80 55.70 percent [+]
Wages 3558.00 3489.00 3558.00 2238.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 3050.00 3090.00 3110.00 2910.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 129.20 97.90 129.20 72.50 points [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1890.00 1870.00 1950.00 1770.00 EUR/Month [+]


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.