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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12 months
Q1 / 2019
1.13
-0.68%
-0.04%
May / 2019
12.08
-0.61%
-1.77%
Q1 / 2019
1.04
0.70%
0.80%
Jul / 2019
12.91
0.51%
2.65%
Q1 / 2019
4.30
-1.02%
1.17%
Q1 / 2019
4.88
-0.03%
1.12%
Q2 / 2018
0.76
-1.36%
-0.52%
Q2 / 2018
0.13
3.56%
1.63%
Jun / 2019
4.32
-0.34%
-0.10%
Q1 / 2019
4.79
0.13%
1.50%
May / 2019
0.83
1.23%
3.34%
Q4 / 2016
0.41
-0.48%
0.82%
Jun / 2019
93.34
1.61%
2.31%
Q2 / 2019
3.26
3.65%
3.35%
Jul / 2019
19.28
2.29%
1.85%
Jun / 2019
8.47
-0.08%
1.05%
Jun / 2019
22.62
2.28%
-0.12%
Q1 / 2019
2.17
0.30%
8.33%
Q1 / 2019
1.66
1.03%
2.78%
Q1 / 2019
0.41
0.43%
5.96%
Q1 / 2019
5.31
-0.39%
0.90%
Jun / 2019
2.92
1.82%
0.93%
Q4 / 2018
4.65
1.46%
3.42%
Q2 / 2019
7.87
1.02%
2.84%
Q2 / 2019
0.67
0.89%
0.17%
Q2 / 2019
160.24
1.33%
1.10%
Jul / 2019
2.63
4.29%
-0.11%
Q1 / 2019
26.57
-0.75%
0.20%
Jun / 2019
45.30
0.77%
0.91%
May / 2019
3.96
5.29%
3.06%
Jul / 2019
3.87
0.06%
-0.14%
Jun / 2019
4.51
0.31%
0.81%
Jun / 2019
0.21
3.26%
2.90%
Q4 / 2018
23.92
-0.14%
0.40%
Q1 / 2019
2.30
0.90%
3.66%
Jun / 2019
3.96
-0.32%
1.25%
Jun / 2019
23.63
1.83%
0.30%
Q1 / 2019
1.24
0.96%
2.46%
Jun / 2019
67.47
0.90%
0.90%
Jul / 2019
8.78
0.23%
0.86%
Jun / 2019
0.91
0.49%
-0.62%
Q2 / 2019
1.38
0.60%
0.82%
Jul / 2019
0.46
-0.26%
3.91%
Jun / 2019
0.39
0.03%
0.47%
Q1 / 2019
0.79
2.28%
5.27%
Jun / 2019
15.13
0.66%
1.83%
Q1 / 2019
0.24
0.85%
6.58%
Q1 / 2019
0.55
-1.30%
1.11%
Q2 / 2019
54.94
1.45%
2.14%
Q4 / 2018
1.16
-15.52%
-0.54%
Q1 / 2019
0.06
-0.59%
3.06%
Q2 / 2019
1.16
1.67%
-8.82%
Q1 / 2019
0.24
-0.93%
4.49%
Q3 / 2018
10.56
-5.13%
1.04%
Jul / 2019
9.00
1.15%
2.00%
Sep / 2018
0.09
2.81%
0.17%
Q2 / 2019
2.68
0.83%
1.75%
Q4 / 2016
69.60
0.19%
0.99%
Q2 / 2019
2.72
1.00%
0.82%
Q2 / 2019
0.98
1.61%
8.70%
Q3 / 2017
1.13
-0.87%
-0.65%
Q1 / 2019
42.24
2.11%
3.29%
Q1 / 2019
16.27
-0.82%
-0.43%
Jun / 2019
4.86
0.83%
0.10%
Jul / 2019
1.01
2.12%
1.81%
Q1 / 2019
2.15
2.74%
3.47%
Q1 / 2019
8.49
-1.16%
0.13%
Jun / 2019
72.00
0.70%
-0.69%
Q4 / 2018
12.69
1.18%
-8.33%
Q1 / 2019
2.81
-0.24%
4.55%
Q1 / 2019
0.05
2.74%
7.79%
Jun / 2019
3.73
0.88%
1.58%
Q1 / 2019
2.59
-0.03%
1.80%
Jun / 2019
0.90
0.81%
2.59%
Q2 / 2019
16.29
-0.02%
0.00%
Jul / 2019
27.38
1.28%
1.11%
Q2 / 2019
19.80
1.71%
2.38%
Jun / 2019
5.23
2.55%
0.59%
Q1 / 2019
5.05
-0.77%
0.82%
Jun / 2019
11.49
0.09%
0.61%
Mar / 2019
2.31
-0.25%
1.00%
Jun / 2019
38.38
1.61%
0.02%
Q4 / 2017
0.60
-0.93%
-1.97%
Q1 / 2019
3.52
0.36%
1.39%
May / 2019
28.27
3.34%
-2.98%
Jul / 2019
157.29
0.41%
0.85%
Q1 / 2019
16.26
0.27%
1.42%
May / 2019
32.81
0.35%
1.31%
Apr / 2016
13.09
0.57%
-1.69%
Q2 / 2019
54.40
0.18%
0.70%
Q2 / 2018
2.96
-6.23%
-4.60%
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