Germany: Employment

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 Germany

Employment, million people

 Latest value 42.92
 Reference Q1 2024
 Measure million employed people
 Data availability Q2 1998 - Q1 2024
 Average 39.48
 Min - Max 35.41 - 43.11
 Source Eurostat
For that indicator, we provide data for Germany from Q2 1998 to Q1 2024. The average value for Germany during that period was 39.48 million employed people with a minimum of 35.41 million employed people in Q2 2004 and a maximum of 43.11 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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Germany - Employment - recent values

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Germany - 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 44.37 2023 million people
 Unemployment rate 3.14 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 2.78 2023 percent
 Male unemployment 3.21 2023 percent
 Youth unemployment 6.00 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 61.63 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 46.68 2023 percent
 Female labor force participation 56.45 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 67.02 2023 percent
 Self-employment 8.75 2022 percent
 Employment 42.88 Q3/2023 million employed people
 Unemployment rate 3.00 9/2023 percent
 Labor cost 112.60 Q3/2023 index points
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