Belgium: Employment

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Employment, million people

 Latest value 5.01
 Reference Q1 2024
 Measure million employed people
 Data availability Q2 1998 - Q1 2024
 Average 4.46
 Min - Max 3.85 - 5.07
 Source Eurostat
For that indicator, we provide data for Belgium from Q2 1998 to Q1 2024. The average value for Belgium during that period was 4.46 million employed people with a minimum of 3.85 million employed people in Q2 1998 and a maximum of 5.07 million employed people in Q4 2023. Click on the following link to see the values of Employment, million people around the world.
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Belgium - Employment - recent values

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Belgium - Employment - historical chart - 1998-2024
Measure: million employed people
Source: Eurostat

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Definition: The number of people, in millions, engaged in the economy as paid employees or as self-employed.

 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Labor force 5.38 2023 million people
 Unemployment rate 5.56 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 4.85 2023 percent
 Male unemployment 6.15 2023 percent
 Youth unemployment 14.49 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 54.92 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 46.85 2023 percent
 Female labor force participation 50.55 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 59.45 2023 percent
 Self-employment 15.06 2022 percent
 Employment 5.03 Q3/2023 million employed people
 Unemployment rate 5.60 9/2023 percent
 Labor cost 116.70 Q3/2023 index points
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