2.1.3. Economic activity of population of working age by sex (1998–)*

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Year Employed Unemployed Economically active Economically inactive Population of working age Activity rate Unemployment rate Employment rate
persons, thousands %
Total
1998 3 627.6 307.6 3 935.2 2 269.3 6 204.5 63.4 7.8 58.5
1999 3 735.5 284.4 4 019.9 2 179.7 6 199.6 64.8 7.1 60.3
2000 3 794.4 262.7 4 057.1 2 245.0 6 302.1 64.4 6.5 60.2
2001 3 808.2 232.7 4 040.9 2 261.5 6 302.4 64.1 5.8 60.4
2002 3 810.6 238.0 4 048.6 2 298.3 6 346.9 63.8 5.9 60.0
2003 3 847.2 243.1 4 090.3 2 235.0 6 325.3 64.7 5.9 60.8
2004 3 825.4 251.3 4 076.7 2 298.1 6 374.8 64.0 6.2 60.0
2005 3 830.0 302.1 4 132.1 2 240.9 6 373.0 64.8 7.3 60.1
2006 3 861.9 316.8 4 178.7 2 225.9 6 404.6 65.2 7.6 60.3
2007 3 833.6 311.5 4 145.1 2 239.4 6 384.5 64.9 7.5 60.0
2008 3 786.8 325.6 4 112.4 2 318.0 6 430.5 64.0 7.9 58.9
2009 3 684.8 417.0 4 101.8 2 308.8 6 410.6 64.0 10.2 57.5
2010 3 670.0 468.7 4 138.8 2 251.7 6 390.4 64.8 11.3 57.4
2011 3 689.0 465.0 4 154.0 2 198.5 6 352.5 65.4 11.2 58.1
2012 3 755.3 470.8 4 226.1 2 080.4 6 306.5 67.0 11.1 59.5
2013 3 827.3 439.0 4 266.3 1 992.3 6 258.6 68.2 10.3 61.2
2014 4 033.3 341.6 4 374.9 1 810.8 6 185.7 70.7 7.8 65.2
2015 4 151.2 306.5 4 457.7 1 802.3 6 260.1 71.2 6.9 66.3
2016 4 273.1 232.8 4 505.9 1 708.1 6 214.0 72.5 5.2 68.8
2017 4 362.3 190.8 4 553.1 1 728.4 6 281.5 72.5 4.2 69.4
2018 4 390.8 171.3 4 562.1 1 653.6 6 215.7 73.4 3.8 70.6
Male
1998 1 995.6 186.2 2 181.8 981.9 3 163.7 69.0 8.5 63.1
1999 2 055.2 169.6 2 224.8 939.1 3 163.9 70.3 7.6 65.0
2000 2 081.4 158.5 2 239.9 969.4 3 209.3 69.8 7.1 64.9
2001 2 091.9 141.8 2 233.7 977.3 3 211.0 69.6 6.3 65.1
2002 2 086.2 137.9 2 224.1 977.2 3 201.3 69.5 6.2 65.2
2003 2 095.6 138.2 2 233.8 957.4 3 191.2 70.0 6.2 65.7
2004 2 080.8 136.5 2 217.3 971.3 3 188.6 69.5 6.2 65.3
2005 2 081.8 158.7 2 240.5 950.7 3 191.2 70.2 7.1 65.2
2006 2 100.3 163.8 2 264.1 909.6 3 173.7 71.3 7.2 66.2
2007 2 092.8 163.2 2 256.0 909.0 3 165.1 71.3 7.2 66.1
2008 2 057.6 173.4 2 231.0 928.8 3 159.8 70.6 7.8 65.1
2009 1 987.7 231.8 2 219.5 934.6 3 154.1 70.4 10.4 63.0
2010 1 957.9 261.6 2 219.5 926.0 3 145.5 70.6 11.8 62.2
2011 1 980.4 251.2 2 231.5 894.6 3 126.1 71.4 11.3 63.3
2012 2 009.3 260.8 2 270.1 849.1 3 119.2 72.8 11.5 64.4
2013 2 065.2 238.5 2 303.8 793.0 3 096.7 74.4 10.4 66.7
2014 2 180.9 180.6 2 361.5 706.4 3 067.9 77.0 7.6 71.1
2015 2 251.2 161.0 2 412.2 694.8 3 107.0 77.6 6.7 72.5
2016 2 314.3 126.8 2 441.1 644.1 3 085.2 79.1 5.2 75.0
2017 2 382.7 95.4 2 478.1 642.7 3 120.8 79.4 3.9 76.3
2018 2 401.6 87.9 2 489.5 602.9 3 092.5 80.5 3.5 77.7
Female
1998 1 632.0 121.4 1 753.4 1 287.4 3 040.8 57.7 6.9 53.7
1999 1 680.3 114.8 1 795.1 1 240.6 3 035.7 59.1 6.4 55.4
2000 1 713.0 104.2 1 817.2 1 275.6 3 092.8 58.8 5.7 55.4
2001 1 716.3 90.9 1 807.2 1 284.2 3 091.4 58.5 5.0 55.5
2002 1 724.4 100.1 1 824.5 1 321.1 3 145.6 58.0 5.5 54.8
2003 1 751.6 104.9 1 856.5 1 277.6 3 134.1 59.2 5.7 55.9
2004 1 744.6 114.8 1 859.4 1 326.8 3 186.2 58.4 6.2 54.8
2005 1 748.2 143.4 1 891.6 1 290.2 3 181.8 59.5 7.6 54.9
2006 1 761.6 153.0 1 914.6 1 316.3 3 230.9 59.3 8.0 54.5
2007 1 740.8 148.3 1 889.1 1 330.4 3 219.5 58.7 7.9 54.1
2008 1 729.3 152.2 1 881.5 1 389.2 3 270.7 57.5 8.1 52.9
2009 1 697.1 185.2 1 882.3 1 374.2 3 256.5 57.8 9.8 52.1
2010 1 712.1 207.2 1 919.3 1 325.6 3 245.0 59.1 10.8 52.8
2011 1 708.7 213.9 1 922.5 1 303.9 3 226.4 59.6 11.1 53.0
2012 1 746.0 209.9 1 956.0 1 231.4 3 187.3 61.4 10.7 54.8
2013 1 762.0 200.5 1 962.5 1 199.3 3 161.8 62.1 10.2 55.7
2014 1 852.4 161.0 2 013.4 1 104.4 3 117.8 64.6 8.0 59.4
2015 1 900.0 145.5 2 045.5 1 107.5 3 153.1 64.9 7.1 60.3
2016 1 958.8 106.0 2 064.8 1 064.0 3 128.8 66.0 5.1 62.6
2017 1 979.6 95.3 2 075.0 1 085.7 3 160.6 65.6 4.6 62.6
2018 1 989.2 83.4 2 072.6 1 050.7 3 123.3 66.4 4.0 63.7
*Working age: in 1998–1999 males: 15–60 years, females: 15–56 years, in 2000–2001 males: 15–61 years, females: 15–57 years, in 2002–2003 males: 15–61 years, females: 15–58 years, in 2004–2005 males: 15–61 years, females: 15–59 years, in 2006–2007 males: 15–61 years, females: 15–60 years, in 2008–2014 males: 15–61 years, females: 15–61 years, in 2015–2016 males: 15–62 years, females: 15–62 years, in 2017–2018 males: 15–63 years, females: 15–63 years. Source: Labour Force Survey, HCSO. 

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