The number of employed persons In the Euro Area increased to 158.90 Million in the fourth quarter of 2018 from 158.29 Million in the third quarter of 2018. Employed Persons in the Euro Area averaged 137.10 Million from 1980 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 158.90 Million in the fourth quarter of 2018 and a record low of 117.36 Million in the second quarter of 1984.

Employed Persons in Euro Area is expected to be 159.10 Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employed Persons in Euro Area to stand at 161.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Euro Area Employed Persons is projected to trend around 164.00 Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Euro Area Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 7.80 7.80 12.10 7.30 percent [+]
Unemployed Persons 12757.00 12784.00 19197.00 11391.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 158.90 158.29 158.90 117.36 Million [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 3.50 3.90 6.30 2.70 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 16.50 16.50 24.80 14.80 percent [+]
Productivity 105.20 105.30 105.30 82.60 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 116.60 106.40 116.60 85.10 Index Points [+]
Wage Growth 2.30 2.30 3.40 0.80 percent [+]
Population 340.72 339.88 340.72 260.38 Million [+]
Employment Change 0.30 0.20 0.80 -0.70 percent [+]
Part Time Employment 30964.20 31590.00 31590.00 19769.20 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 57.30 57.20 57.30 55.00 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 116891.60 115128.60 118849.00 107485.60 Thousand [+]
Retirement Age Men 64.36 64.27 64.36 62.24 [+]
Retirement Age Women 63.96 63.86 63.96 61.66 [+]


Euro Area Employed Persons

In Euro Area, employed persons are individuals with a minimum required age who work during a certain time for a business. This page provides the latest reported value for - Euro Area Employed Persons - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Euro Area Employed Persons - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
158.90 158.29 158.90 117.36 1980 - 2018 Million Quarterly
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Country Last Previous
Argentina 11793.00 Dec/18
Australia 12763.39 Feb/19
Brazil 92.55 Jan/19
Canada 18929.80 Feb/19
China 77586.00 Dec/18
Euro Area 158.90 Dec/18
France 28208.80 Dec/18
Germany 45007.00 Jan/19
India 29579.00 Dec/12
Indonesia 127067835.00 Dec/18
Italy 23235.56 Jan/19
Japan 66650.00 Jan/19
Mexico 54194608.00 Dec/18
Netherlands 8905.00 Feb/19
Russia 71.50 Feb/19
Saudi Arabia 11168.50 Dec/17
Singapore 3715.80 Dec/18
South Africa 9733000.00 Sep/18
South Korea 27059.00 Feb/19
Spain 19564.60 Dec/18
Switzerland 5065.00 Dec/18
Turkey 27655.00 Dec/18
United Kingdom 32714.00 Dec/18
United States 156949.00 Feb/19


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