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
Q4 / 2018
1.13
-1.47%
1.10%
Jan / 2019
12.11
-0.51%
-1.88%
Q4 / 2018
1.03
-6.96%
2.74%
Mar / 2019
12.80
-0.36%
2.18%
Q4 / 2018
4.35
-0.47%
1.30%
Q4 / 2018
4.88
-0.14%
1.19%
Q2 / 2018
0.76
-1.36%
-0.52%
Q2 / 2018
0.13
3.56%
1.63%
Feb / 2019
4.33
-0.07%
-0.24%
Q4 / 2018
4.78
-2.00%
1.26%
Oct / 2018
0.81
0.93%
7.74%
Q4 / 2016
0.41
-0.48%
0.82%
Feb / 2019
92.13
-1.14%
1.71%
Q4 / 2018
3.15
-1.76%
-0.59%
Mar / 2019
18.66
-0.55%
1.34%
Feb / 2019
8.46
0.49%
0.91%
Feb / 2019
22.07
-1.74%
0.04%
Q4 / 2018
2.17
1.27%
8.50%
Q4 / 2018
1.64
-2.66%
0.31%
Q4 / 2018
0.41
-0.08%
6.05%
Q4 / 2018
5.33
0.47%
1.21%
Feb / 2019
2.87
-0.49%
0.67%
Q2 / 2018
4.56
0.83%
4.25%
Q4 / 2018
7.73
-2.55%
0.24%
Q4 / 2018
0.68
1.31%
1.18%
Feb / 2019
2.50
-1.18%
1.13%
Q4 / 2018
26.78
-0.40%
0.53%
Feb / 2019
44.78
-0.81%
0.84%
Jan / 2019
3.79
-2.51%
3.57%
Mar / 2019
3.86
-0.32%
-0.16%
Feb / 2019
4.50
0.06%
1.40%
Feb / 2019
0.19
-2.51%
-2.27%
Q3 / 2018
23.96
-0.44%
0.66%
Q4 / 2018
2.28
0.36%
2.26%
Feb / 2019
3.97
1.34%
2.30%
Feb / 2019
22.98
-0.99%
-0.10%
Q4 / 2018
1.23
1.11%
2.30%
Feb / 2019
66.56
-0.79%
0.54%
Mar / 2019
8.76
0.60%
1.81%
Feb / 2019
0.90
-1.25%
-0.07%
Q4 / 2018
1.38
-0.26%
1.75%
Feb / 2019
0.46
-0.51%
2.51%
Feb / 2019
0.39
0.52%
2.00%
Q4 / 2018
0.77
1.63%
3.57%
Feb / 2019
15.03
0.57%
2.00%
Q4 / 2018
0.24
-0.05%
5.40%
Q4 / 2018
0.55
3.06%
0.95%
Q4 / 2018
54.19
0.31%
2.51%
Q4 / 2018
1.16
-15.52%
-0.54%
Q4 / 2018
0.06
-1.51%
3.98%
Q4 / 2018
1.26
1.41%
-0.83%
Q4 / 2018
0.24
-4.00%
7.38%
Q3 / 2017
10.45
-5.14%
-2.80%
Mar / 2019
8.89
0.25%
2.21%
Sep / 2018
0.09
2.81%
2.74%
Q4 / 2018
2.66
0.08%
2.30%
Q4 / 2016
69.60
0.19%
0.99%
Q4 / 2018
2.71
-0.18%
2.11%
Q4 / 2018
0.98
4.93%
-1.19%
Q3 / 2017
1.13
-0.87%
-0.65%
Q4 / 2018
41.37
0.09%
-0.93%
Q4 / 2018
16.41
-1.25%
0.03%
Feb / 2019
4.81
-0.10%
1.04%
Mar / 2019
0.97
-2.42%
-1.53%
Q4 / 2018
2.09
-1.50%
1.80%
Q4 / 2018
8.59
-3.04%
0.54%
Feb / 2019
71.50
-1.52%
-1.11%
Q4 / 2018
12.69
1.18%
-8.33%
Q4 / 2018
2.82
-3.82%
1.95%
Q3 / 2018
0.05
2.78%
5.00%
Dec / 2018
3.72
1.16%
1.27%
Q4 / 2018
2.59
0.40%
1.93%
Feb / 2019
0.88
-0.37%
2.49%
Q4 / 2018
16.53
0.91%
2.21%
Mar / 2019
26.81
0.63%
-0.23%
Q4 / 2018
19.56
0.19%
2.98%
Mar / 2019
5.10
-0.02%
1.08%
Q4 / 2018
5.09
0.11%
0.84%
Mar / 2019
11.48
-0.03%
0.63%
Feb / 2019
37.78
-1.25%
1.18%
Q4 / 2017
0.60
-0.93%
-1.97%
Q3 / 2018
3.50
0.31%
0.88%
Jan / 2019
27.16
-5.93%
-3.58%
Mar / 2019
156.75
-0.13%
0.99%
Q4 / 2018
16.22
-2.65%
1.65%
Jan / 2019
32.72
0.55%
1.17%
Apr / 2016
13.09
0.57%
-0.65%
Q1 / 2019
54.30
-0.52%
0.57%
Q2 / 2018
2.96
-6.23%
-4.60%
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