Employment Rate
No Country ISCED11 Year Employment Rate
Male Female
1European Union (28 countries)ED0-2201455.942.7
2European Union (28 countries)ED3_4201472.165
3European Union (28 countries)ED5-8201481.878
4BelgiumED0-2201447.735.8
5BelgiumED3_4201469.660
6BelgiumED5-820148076.1
7BulgariaED0-2201441.831.6
8BulgariaED3_4201467.160.1
9BulgariaED5-820147877.3
10Czech RepublicED0-2201446.735.3
11Czech RepublicED3_4201480.266.3
12Czech RepublicED5-8201487.385.6
13DenmarkED0-2201459.850.5
14DenmarkED3_4201473.170.7
15DenmarkED5-8201481.878.3
16Germany (until 1990 former territory of the FRG)ED0-2201467.657.6
17Germany (until 1990 former territory of the FRG)ED3_4201479.275.6
18Germany (until 1990 former territory of the FRG)ED5-820148885
19EstoniaED0-220145646.6
20EstoniaED3_4201473.370.4
21EstoniaED5-8201484.782.9
22IrelandED0-2201450.532.5
23IrelandED3_4201467.561.9
24IrelandED5-8201479.679
25GreeceED0-2201451.832.4
26GreeceED3_420145436.3
27GreeceED5-8201464.558.7
28SpainED0-2201450.738.3
29SpainED3_420146358.3
30SpainED5-8201473.871.9
31FranceED0-2201451.146.1
32FranceED3_420146561.7
33FranceED5-8201479.573.8
34CroatiaED0-2201441.329.8
35CroatiaED3_4201457.747.6
36CroatiaED5-8201474.271.8
37ItalyED0-2201454.632.5
38ItalyED3_4201470.258.8
39ItalyED5-8201476.569.6
40CyprusED0-2201457.650.2
41CyprusED3_4201467.360.2
42CyprusED5-8201478.672.6
43LatviaED0-2201450.728.9
44LatviaED3_4201468.763.8
45LatviaED5-8201481.282.5
46LithuaniaED0-2201435.424.7
47LithuaniaED3_4201465.661.6
48LithuaniaED5-8201486.985.1
49LuxembourgED0-2201456.840.2
50LuxembourgED3_4201473.158.8
51LuxembourgED5-8201486.582
52HungaryED0-220144835.2
53HungaryED3_4201471.160.5
54HungaryED5-8201482.780.7
55MaltaED0-2201466.829.9
56MaltaED3_4201484.578.4
57MaltaED5-8201487.783.7
58NetherlandsED0-2201463.844.7
59NetherlandsED3_4201474.969.5
60NetherlandsED5-8201485.981.8
61AustriaED0-2201457.949.3
62AustriaED3_4201474.167.3
63AustriaED5-8201482.181.8
64PolandED0-2201440.123.7
65PolandED3_4201465.449.2
66PolandED5-8201484.879.3
67PortugalED0-2201459.649
68PortugalED3_4201472.668.3
69PortugalED5-8201478.474
70RomaniaED0-2201463.343.1
71RomaniaED3_4201469.353.4
72RomaniaED5-8201481.477.5
73SloveniaED0-2201447.234.8
74SloveniaED3_4201462.851.2
75SloveniaED5-8201478.970.5
76SlovakiaED0-2201432.526.5
77SlovakiaED3_4201470.660.5
78SlovakiaED5-8201481.380
79FinlandED0-2201452.547.2
80FinlandED3_4201468.469.9
81FinlandED5-820148182.7
82SwedenED0-2201461.452.5
83SwedenED3_4201477.873.4
84SwedenED5-8201482.484.1
85United KingdomED0-220146554.9
86United KingdomED3_4201478.975.4
87United KingdomED5-8201484.681.3
88IcelandED0-22014::
89IcelandED3_42014::
90IcelandED5-82014::
91NorwayED0-22014::
92NorwayED3_42014::
93NorwayED5-82014::
94SwitzerlandED0-22014::
95SwitzerlandED3_42014::
96SwitzerlandED5-82014::
Description

The definitions of employment and unemployment, as well as other survey characteristics follow the definitions and recommendations of the International Labour Organisation. The definition of unemployment is further precised in Commission Regulation (EC) No 1897/2000.

For a description of the household composition, please consult the LFS User Guide on the EU-LFS (Statistics Explained) - Methodology; for more general information on the EU-LFS, please consult the EU-LFS (Statistics Explained) webpage.

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