The number of employed persons in the Euro Area rose 0.1 percent on quarter in the three months to September 2019, easing from a 0.2 percent gain in the previous period and matching a preliminary estimate and market expectations, final data showed. Employment increased in France (0.2 percent), Spain (0.1 percent), Germany (0.1 percent), Italy (0.1 percent), Estonia (1 percent) and Latvia (1 percent), but declined in Lithuania (-1.2 percent), Finland (-0.5 percent) and Greece (-0.3 percent). Year-on-year, employment went up 0.9 percent, below a preliminary estimate and market forecasts of a 1 percent gain, and slowing from a 1.2 percent rise in the prior quarter.
Employment Change in the Euro Area averaged 0.21 percent from 1995 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 0.70 percent in the first quarter of 2000 and a record low of -0.80 percent in the first quarter of 2009. This page provides the latest reported value for - Euro Area Employment Change - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. source: Eurostat
Employment Change in Euro Area is expected to be 0.40 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employment Change in Euro Area to stand at 0.40 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Euro Area Employment Change is projected to trend around 0.20 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.