Long Term Unemployment Rate in Belgium decreased to 2.70 percent in the third quarter of 2018 from 3.10 percent in the second quarter of 2018. Long Term Unemployment Rate in Belgium averaged 3.93 percent from 1992 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 5.70 percent in the second quarter of 1995 and a record low of 2.70 percent in the third quarter of 2018.

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Belgium Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.70 5.80 11.00 5.60 percent [+]
Employed Persons 4076.80 4068.80 4076.80 3010.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 314266.00 317264.00 533460.00 294870.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 69.20 67.90 69.20 63.60 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 2.70 3.10 5.70 2.70 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 12.90 12.90 26.10 12.90 percent [+]
Labour Costs 112.70 111.60 112.70 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 3.10 4.10 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 94.00 110.30 120.50 72.50 Index Points [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1890.00 1870.00 1950.00 1770.00 EUR/Month [+]
Productivity 100.30 93.80 112.60 82.40 Index Points [+]
Part Time Employment 1158.40 1175.40 1175.40 602.20 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 0.28 0.38 1.00 -0.70 percent [+]
Employment Rate 65.00 63.70 65.00 55.70 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 3600.20 3562.20 3600.20 2643.50 Thousand [+]


Belgium Long Term Unemployment Rate

In Belgium, the long term unemployment rate refers to the share of unemployed persons since 12 months or more in the total number of active persons (those who are either employed or unemployed) in the labour market. This page provides - Belgium Long Term Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Belgium Long Term Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.70 3.10 5.70 2.70 1992 - 2018 percent Quarterly




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Turkey 2.50 Sep/18
Switzerland 1.50 Sep/18
Germany 1.40 Sep/18
Netherlands 1.30 Sep/18
United Kingdom 1.10 Sep/18
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