7.2.2. Employment of population aged 15–64 (2000–)*(1/2)

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Countries Employed, thousand, 2018 Employment rate, percent
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Austria 4 241 67.9 67.8 68.1 68.2 65.3 67.4 68.6 69.9 70.8 70.3
Belgium 4 699 60.9 59.7 59.7 59.3 60.5 61.1 61.0 62.0 62.4 61.6
Bulgaria 3 069 51.5 50.7 51.1 53.1 55.1 55.8 58.6 61.7 64.0 62.6
Cyprus 390 65.4 67.9 68.5 69.2 69.4 68.5 69.6 71.0 70.9 69.0
Czechia 5 147 64.9 65.0 65.5 64.9 64.1 64.8 65.3 66.1 66.6 65.4
Denmark 2 785 76.4 75.9 76.4 75.1 76.0 75.9 77.4 77.0 77.9 75.3
United Kingdom 31 112 71.0 71.3 71.2 71.4 71.6 71.8 71.6 71.5 71.5 69.9
Estonia 630 60.9 60.6 61.4 62.4 63.2 64.8 68.4 69.8 70.1 63.8
Finland 2 465 68.1 69.1 69.1 68.7 68.3 68.4 69.3 70.3 71.1 68.7
France 26 745 61.7 62.7 62.9 64.0 63.4 63.8 63.7 64.3 64.9 64.1
Greece 3 751 56.6 56.5 57.6 58.7 59.3 59.6 60.6 60.9 61.4 60.8
Netherlands 8 543 72.9 74.1 74.5 73.8 73.1 70.6 71.6 73.5 74.9 74.6
Croatia 1 630 .. .. 52.9 53.4 54.9 55.0 55.6 59.0 60.0 59.4
Ireland 2 180 64.5 65.2 65.1 65.1 65.5 67.6 68.7 71.7 69.7 63.6
Poland 16 133 55.1 53.7 51.7 51.4 51.4 52.8 54.5 57.0 59.2 59.3
Latvia 873 57.4 58.1 59.6 60.3 60.5 62.1 65.9 68.1 68.2 60.3
Lithuania 1 324 59.6 58.1 60.6 62.8 61.8 62.9 63.6 65.0 64.4 59.9
Luxembourg 278 62.7 63.0 63.6 62.2 62.5 63.6 63.6 64.2 63.4 65.2
Hungary 4 411 55.9 56.1 56.2 57.0 56.6 56.9 57.4 57.0 56.4 55.0
Malta 234 54.5 54.7 55.0 54.6 53.4 53.6 53.9 55.0 55.5 55.3
Germany 40 636 65.3 65.7 65.4 64.9 64.3 65.5 67.2 69.0 70.1 70.3
Italy 22 586 53.4 54.5 55.4 56.1 57.8 57.6 58.3 58.6 58.6 57.4
Portugal 4 615 68.2 68.9 69.1 68.1 67.8 67.3 67.6 67.6 68.0 66.1
Romania 8 382 64.2 63.3 58.6 58.7 58.7 57.6 58.8 58.8 59.0 58.6
Spain 19 136 56.1 57.7 59.0 60.1 61.1 63.6 65.0 65.8 64.5 60.0
Sweden 4 921 71.1 74.4 74.0 73.6 72.4 72.5 73.1 74.2 74.3 72.2
Slovakia 2 533 56.3 56.7 56.5 57.9 56.7 57.7 59.4 60.7 62.3 60.2
Slovenia 962 62.7 63.6 64.3 62.5 65.6 66.0 66.6 67.8 68.6 67.5
European Union–28 224 412 .. .. 62.3 62.6 62.7 63.3 64.2 65.2 65.7 64.4
Euro area–19 146 822 61.1 61.9 62.3 62.6 62.7 63.4 64.4 65.4 65.8 64.3
North Macedonia 748 .. .. .. .. .. .. 39.6 40.7 41.9 43.3
Norway 2 587 77.9 77.5 77.3 75.6 75.3 74.8 75.4 76.8 78.0 76.4
Russia 72 532 63.3 63.2 64.5 64.1 65.5 66.3 66.8 68.5 68.6 66.9
Switzerland 4 489 78.3 79.1 78.9 77.9 77.4 77.2 77.9 78.6 79.5 79.0
Turkey 27 882 .. .. .. .. .. .. 44.6 44.6 44.9 44.3
Israel 3 905 62.1 61.6 60.1 60.1 61.0 62.3 63.2 64.5 65.5 64.3
Japan 66 640 68.9 68.8 68.3 68.4 68.7 69.3 70.0 70.7 70.8 70.0
Republic of Korea 26 822 61.5 62.1 63.3 63.0 63.6 63.7 63.8 63.9 63.8 62.9
United Statesb 155 761 74.1 73.1 71.9 71.2 71.2 71.5 72.0 71.8 70.9 67.6
Canada 18 658 70.9 70.8 71.4 72.2 72.5 72.4 72.8 73.5 73.5 71.4
Mexico 53 721 60.1 59.4 58.7 58.8 59.1 60.1 61.0 61.0 60.7 59.8
Australia 12 598 69.1 69.0 69.4 70.0 70.3 71.6 72.1 72.8 73.2 72.1
New Zealand 2 635 70.3 71.4 72.1 72.2 73.2 74.2 74.8 75.1 74.6 72.8
*Source: Eurostat (Luxembourg); ILOSTAT (ILO, Geneva).  bData refer to the population aged 16–64.  Revised data 

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