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.

Countries Latest available value Reference date Change three months Change twelve months
Albania 1.32 Q2 / 2023 0.12% 2.71%
Angola 11.68 Q4 / 2022 1.94% 7.29%
Argentina 13.16 May / 2023 0.41% 4.11%
Armenia 1.13 Q1 / 2023 -1.01% 15.04%
Australia 14.08 Jun / 2023 0.85% 3.00%
Austria 4.47 Q2 / 2023 1.43% 0.98%
Azerbaijan 4.93 Q2 / 2023 0.62% 1.38%
Bahrain 0.77 Q2 / 2023 0.42% 6.26%
Barbados 0.12 Q4 / 2022 -4.02% 2.78%
Belarus 4.82 Q2 / 2023 2.03% -0.73%
Belgium 4.96 Q2 / 2023 -1.08% 0.33%
Bolivia 6.45 Jun / 2023 1.26% 0.30%
Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.85 Jun / 2023 -0.23% 1.30%
Botswana 0.42 Q4 / 2018 0.86% 2.54%
Brazil 98.91 Jun / 2023 1.11% 0.65%
Bulgaria 2.91 Q2 / 2023 -0.50% -6.73%
Canada 20.52 Jun / 2023 3.37% 2.32%
Chile 9.04 Jun / 2023 0.32% 2.23%
Colombia 23.05 Jun / 2023 1.13% 4.68%
Costa Rica 2.12 Q2 / 2023 1.12% -1.50%
Croatia 1.61 Q2 / 2023 1.76% -5.61%
Cyprus 0.46 Q2 / 2023 1.42% 3.53%
Czechia 5.05 Q2 / 2023 1.02% -1.90%
Denmark 2.99 Q2 / 2023 -0.34% 0.40%
Dominican Republic 4.77 Q1 / 2023 -0.13% 2.77%
Ecuador 8.12 Q2 / 2023 1.13% -0.89%
Egypt 28.80 Q2 / 2023 1.41% 3.47%
Estonia 0.69 Q2 / 2023 -0.26% 3.22%
Euro area 168.86 Q2 / 2023 1.21% 1.34%
Finland 2.68 Q2 / 2023 3.60% 0.76%
France 28.62 Q2 / 2023 0.77% 1.09%
Georgia 1.33 Q2 / 2023 4.36% 4.52%
Germany 42.84 Q2 / 2023 -0.05% 1.35%
Greece 4.23 Q2 / 2023 3.40% 1.73%
Hong Kong 3.69 Jun / 2023 0.95% 3.28%
Hungary 4.72 Q2 / 2023 0.60% 0.65%
Iceland 0.22 Q2 / 2023 4.62% 5.46%
Iran 24.07 Q4 / 2022 1.23% 2.84%
Ireland 2.63 Q2 / 2023 1.32% 3.52%
Israel 4.35 Jun / 2023 0.42% 3.44%
Italy 23.57 Q2 / 2023 1.69% 1.65%
Jamaica 1.31 Q1 / 2023 3.52% 6.30%
Japan 67.85 Jun / 2023 1.28% 0.38%
Kazakhstan 9.12 Q2 / 2023 0.92% 1.61%
Kenya 18.44 Q4 / 2022 1.84% 4.40%
Latvia 0.89 Q2 / 2023 0.82% 0.27%
Lithuania 1.44 Q2 / 2023 3.80% 0.73%
Luxembourg 0.32 Q2 / 2023 1.06% 3.68%
Macao 0.36 Jun / 2023 0.58% -0.77%
North Macedonia 0.69 Q2 / 2023 0.95% -0.50%
Malaysia 16.31 Jun / 2023 0.52% 2.31%
Malta 0.29 Q2 / 2023 0.96% 4.89%
Mauritius 0.55 Q1 / 2023 3.82% 9.81%
Mexico 58.49 Q1 / 2023 0.24% 4.30%
Moldova 0.90 Q2 / 2023 3.96% 2.36%
Monaco 0.06 Q2 / 2023 6.22% 4.35%
Mongolia 1.16 Q2 / 2023 4.41% -0.39%
Montenegro 0.28 Q2 / 2023 8.02% 30.23%
Morocco 10.94 Q2 / 2023 5.00% -0.78%
Netherlands 9.73 Q2 / 2023 0.65% 1.96%
New Caledonia 0.07 Q4 / 2022 -2.32% 3.29%
New Zealand 2.93 Q2 / 2023 0.97% 4.02%
Nigeria 57.52 Q4 / 2020 -18.90% -16.59%
Norway 2.89 Q2 / 2023 1.98% 1.04%
Palestine 1.13 Q2 / 2023 0.38% 3.00%
Paraguay 3.51 Q1 / 2023 -0.51% 2.34%
Philippines 44.63 Q2 / 2023 -7.13% -5.83%
Poland 16.80 Q2 / 2023 -0.05% 0.39%
Portugal 4.95 Q2 / 2023 1.07% 1.51%
Puerto Rico 1.10 May / 2023 -3.52% -1.97%
Qatar 2.19 Q1 / 2023 1.28% 5.08%
Romania 7.68 Q2 / 2023 -1.12% -0.67%
Russia 73.59 Jun / 2023 0.80% 2.26%
Rwanda 3.98 Q2 / 2023 4.75% 20.11%
Saudi Arabia 15.36 Q1 / 2023 4.10% 11.89%
Senegal 4.98 Q1 / 2023 2.15% 11.43%
Serbia 2.82 Q1 / 2023 -1.90% -1.06%
Seychelles 0.05 Q1 / 2023 -0.55% 3.71%
Singapore 3.96 Q2 / 2023 0.66% 5.22%
Slovakia 2.61 Q2 / 2023 1.11% 0.19%
Slovenia 0.99 Q2 / 2023 2.47% 1.05%
South Africa 16.35 Q2 / 2023 0.95% 5.04%
South Korea 28.81 Jun / 2023 2.09% 1.17%
Spain 21.04 Q2 / 2023 2.96% 2.86%
Sri Lanka 8.02 Dec / 2022 -4.45% -2.03%
Sweden 5.31 Q2 / 2023 2.46% 1.65%
Switzerland 4.80 Q2 / 2023 1.57% 2.96%
Taiwan 11.52 Jun / 2023 0.21% 1.28%
Tajikistan 2.31 Mar / 2019 -0.25% 1.00%
Thailand 39.68 Q2 / 2023 0.12% 1.71%
Trinidad and Tobago 0.56 Q1 / 2023 0.00% -2.26%
Tunisia 3.46 Q2 / 2023 1.04% 0.10%
Turkey 31.67 Jun / 2023 2.99% 0.84%
USA 160.99 Jun / 2023 0.06% 1.82%
Ukraine 15.38 Q4 / 2021 -4.28% -2.21%
United Kingdom 32.88 Jun / 2023 -0.63% 0.42%
Venezuela 15.01 Dec / 2018 0.84% 0.80%
Vietnam 51.23 Q2 / 2023 0.16% 1.37%
Zambia 2.96 Q2 / 2018 -6.23% -4.60%
Zimbabwe 3.12 Dec / 2022 2.86%
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