Employment by country: the latest data

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Employment is the number of people, in millions, engaged in the economy as paid employees or as self-employed. The table shows the latest available numbers as well as the three-month and twelve month percent change.

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

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3 months
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12 months
Q4 / 2020
1.14
1.03%
-0.82%
Q4 / 2020
10.75
6.29%
8.31%
Jan / 2021
11.91
-0.04%
-1.75%
Q4 / 2020
0.99
-5.44%
-6.99%
Mar / 2021
13.08
0.59%
0.60%
Q4 / 2020
4.32
-0.81%
-1.34%
Q4 / 2020
4.88
-0.17%
-1.25%
Q2 / 2019
0.75
-0.65%
-1.61%
Q4 / 2019
0.13
-2.33%
-0.24%
Q4 / 2020
4.92
-0.41%
0.20%
Q4 / 2020
4.88
-1.62%
-0.43%
Q1 / 2020
5.79
0.76%
3.95%
Jan / 2021
0.81
-0.37%
-2.91%
Q4 / 2018
0.42
0.86%
2.54%
Jan / 2021
86.03
2.05%
-8.63%
Q4 / 2020
3.13
-1.46%
-2.97%
Mar / 2021
18.50
0.37%
3.96%
Feb / 2021
8.17
3.17%
-9.88%
Feb / 2021
20.82
-2.32%
-5.40%
Q4 / 2020
1.95
5.80%
-10.52%
Q4 / 2020
1.63
-2.62%
-2.45%
Q4 / 2020
0.42
1.09%
-0.45%
Q4 / 2020
5.22
-0.31%
-1.65%
Q4 / 2020
2.77
0.73%
-1.07%
Q3 / 2020
4.30
1.15%
-7.25%
Q4 / 2020
7.69
4.59%
-1.27%
Q4 / 2020
27.80
6.47%
4.43%
Q4 / 2020
0.66
1.04%
-2.80%
Q4 / 2020
158.14
-0.05%
-1.87%
Dec / 2020
2.50
-1.69%
-2.88%
Q4 / 2020
27.06
0.43%
-0.80%
Q4 / 2020
1.20
-5.61%
-6.19%
Feb / 2021
44.35
-1.08%
-1.67%
Dec / 2020
3.82
-3.35%
-1.21%
Feb / 2021
3.61
-1.10%
-4.21%
Feb / 2021
4.57
-0.94%
-1.08%
Feb / 2021
0.19
2.23%
1.95%
Q3 / 2020
23.54
2.52%
-4.89%
Q4 / 2020
2.31
0.48%
-2.33%
Feb / 2021
3.84
-0.80%
-4.09%
Dec / 2020
22.75
-0.50%
-2.01%
Q3 / 2020
1.16
3.35%
-7.42%
Feb / 2021
66.46
-0.91%
-0.67%
Q4 / 2020
8.74
0.36%
-0.06%
Feb / 2021
0.87
-1.56%
-3.36%
Q4 / 2020
1.35
0.75%
-1.96%
Feb / 2021
0.48
-0.24%
1.10%
Feb / 2021
0.39
0.18%
-1.02%
Q4 / 2020
0.79
0.51%
-2.21%
Feb / 2021
15.27
0.49%
-0.48%
Q4 / 2020
0.26
0.15%
-0.76%
Q4 / 2020
0.52
3.44%
-6.01%
Q4 / 2020
53.33
4.55%
-4.22%
Q4 / 2020
0.85
-2.06%
-0.48%
Q4 / 2020
0.06
3.24%
-2.73%
Q4 / 2020
1.12
-4.37%
-5.38%
Q3 / 2020
0.22
-4.90%
-15.22%
Q4 / 2020
10.54
3.70%
-3.95%
Feb / 2021
8.99
0.04%
-0.33%
Q3 / 2020
0.07
1.32%
-0.90%
Q4 / 2020
2.73
0.63%
0.70%
Q3 / 2018
69.54
0.55%
0.66%
Q4 / 2020
2.71
-0.04%
-0.95%
Q4 / 2020
0.98
6.54%
-4.30%
Q3 / 2020
3.32
5.91%
-1.75%
Q4 / 2020
42.54
6.79%
-0.26%
Q4 / 2020
16.56
0.26%
0.53%
Feb / 2021
4.64
-1.30%
-1.63%
Jan / 2021
0.94
-1.97%
-0.53%
Q2 / 2020
2.17
-0.21%
5.80%
Q4 / 2020
8.51
-0.58%
-1.72%
Feb / 2021
70.79
0.10%
-0.46%
Q4 / 2020
3.41
-7.08%
0.06%
Q4 / 2020
13.32
-1.01%
-0.54%
Q4 / 2020
4.69
15.69%
1.80%
Q4 / 2020
2.92
-0.53%
-0.59%
Q4 / 2020
0.05
-1.24%
-6.11%
Dec / 2020
3.60
-4.44%
-1.95%
Q4 / 2020
2.54
0.38%
-2.02%
Jan / 2021
0.88
-0.98%
-1.51%
Q4 / 2020
15.02
2.27%
-8.50%
Feb / 2021
26.37
-3.22%
-1.76%
Q4 / 2020
19.34
0.87%
-3.12%
Feb / 2021
4.95
-2.24%
-2.53%
Q4 / 2020
5.14
1.07%
-0.04%
Feb / 2021
11.51
-0.05%
-0.08%
Mar / 2019
2.31
-0.25%
1.00%
Dec / 2020
38.76
2.38%
4.16%
Q3 / 2018
0.61
0.41%
0.66%
Q4 / 2020
3.43
-2.23%
-3.73%
Feb / 2021
27.15
1.58%
0.25%
Mar / 2021
150.85
0.68%
-3.01%
Q4 / 2020
15.73
-1.56%
-4.70%
Dec / 2020
32.37
-0.46%
-1.85%
Dec / 2018
15.01
0.84%
0.80%
Q4 / 2020
55.14
1.03%
0.45%
Q2 / 2018
2.96
-6.23%
-4.60%
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