7.2.1. Economic activity of population aged 15–64 (2000–)*(2/2)

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Countries Economically active population, thousand, 2018 Activity rate, percent
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Austria 4 461 74.4 74.6 75.1 75.5 75.4 75.5 76.2 76.4 76.8
Belgium 5 000 67.7 66.7 66.9 67.5 67.7 67.6 67.6 68.0 68.6
Bulgaria 3 240 66.7 65.9 67.1 68.4 69.0 69.3 68.7 71.3 71.5
Cyprus 426 73.6 73.5 73.5 73.6 74.3 73.9 73.4 73.9 75.0
Czechia 5 267 70.2 70.5 71.6 72.9 73.5 74.0 75.0 75.9 76.6
Denmark 2 935 79.4 79.3 78.6 78.1 78.1 78.5 80.0 78.8 79.4
United Kingdom 32 442 75.4 75.5 76.1 76.4 76.7 76.9 77.3 77.6 77.9
Estonia 666 73.9 74.7 74.8 75.1 75.2 76.7 77.5 78.8 79.1
Finland 2 665 74.5 74.9 75.2 75.2 75.4 75.8 75.9 76.7 77.9
France 29 438 70.3 70.1 70.7 71.1 71.0 71.3 71.4 71.5 71.9
Greece 4 657 67.8 67.3 67.5 67.5 67.4 67.8 68.2 68.3 68.2
Netherlands 8 884 77.9 78.1 79.0 79.4 79.0 79.6 79.7 79.7 80.3
Croatia 1 783 65.1 64.1 63.9 63.7 66.1 66.9 65.6 66.4 66.3
Ireland 2 316 71.6 71.2 71.1 71.8 71.8 72.1 72.7 72.7 72.9
Poland 16 790 65.3 65.7 66.5 67.0 67.9 68.1 68.8 69.6 70.1
Latvia 945 73.0 72.8 74.4 74.0 74.6 75.7 76.3 77.0 77.7
Lithuania 1 413 70.2 71.4 71.8 72.4 73.7 74.1 75.5 75.9 77.3
Luxembourg 295 68.2 67.9 69.4 69.9 70.8 70.9 70.0 70.2 71.1
Hungary 4 582 61.9 62.4 63.7 64.7 67.0 68.6 70.1 71.2 71.9
Malta 243 60.4 61.8 63.9 66.3 67.8 68.8 70.6 72.2 74.7
Germany 42 094 76.7 77.3 77.2 77.6 77.7 77.6 77.9 78.2 78.6
Italy 25 327 62.0 62.1 63.5 63.4 63.9 64.0 64.9 65.4 65.6
Portugal 4 976 73.7 73.6 73.4 73.0 73.2 73.4 73.7 74.7 75.1
Romania 8 761 64.9 64.1 64.8 64.9 65.7 66.1 65.6 67.3 67.8
Spain 22 607 73.5 73.9 74.3 74.3 74.2 74.3 74.2 73.9 73.7
Sweden 5 264 79.1 79.9 80.3 81.1 81.5 81.7 82.1 82.5 82.9
Slovakia 2 713 68.7 68.7 69.4 69.9 70.3 70.9 71.9 72.1 72.4
Slovenia 1 015 71.5 70.3 70.4 70.5 70.9 71.8 71.6 74.2 75.0
European Union–28 241 203 71.0 71.1 71.7 72.0 72.3 72.5 72.9 73.3 73.7
Euro area–19 160 141 71.3 71.5 72.0 72.2 72.3 72.5 72.8 73.1 73.4
North Macedonia 946 64.2 64.2 63.9 64.9 65.3 64.9 64.5 65.3 65.4
Norway 2 693 78.1 77.8 78.2 78.2 78.0 78.2 78.0 77.3 77.9
Russia 74 910 72.8 73.1 73.2 73.2 73.5 73.7 74.2 74.2 74.1
Switzerland 4 719 81.3 82.0 82.3 82.4 82.9 83.3 83.9 84.0 84.2
Turkey 31 370 51.9 53.2 53.3 54.4 55.1 56.0 56.9 57.9 58.5
Israel 3 836 71.3 71.1 71.7 71.8 72.4 72.4 72.4 72.5 72.6
Japan 59 550 74.2 74.1 74.2 75.1 75.7 76.1 77.0 77.8 77.9
Republic of Korea 25 515 65.3 65.7 65.9 66.2 67.5 68.0 68.4 68.9 69.2
United Statesa 152 038 72.6 72.0 71.9 71.7 71.6 71.6 71.9 72.4 72.3
Canada 18 954 77.9 77.8 77.8 78.0 77.7 77.9 78.1 78.5 78.5
Mexico 52 615 64.5 64.6 65.3 65.1 64.5 64.6 64.7 64.6 64.7
Australia 12 740 76.4 76.6 76.4 76.4 76.3 77.0 77.0 77.5 77.6
New Zealand 2 582 77.1 77.3 77.1 77.5 78.7 78.7 79.9 80.9 81.0
*Source: Eurostat (Luxembourg); ILOSTAT (ILO, Geneva).  aData refer to the population aged 16–64.  Revised data 

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