Employment by country: the latest data

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



Countries Latest value Reference Change three months Change twelve months
Albania 1.32 Q4 / 2023 -0.99% 0.60%
Angola 11.77 Q1 / 2024 0.65% 3.50%
Argentina 13.38 Oct / 2023 0.61% 3.25%
Armenia 1.18 Q4 / 2023 -3.56% 3.15%
Australia 14.29 Mar / 2024 0.11% 2.45%
Austria 4.49 Q4 / 2023 -0.77% 0.74%
Azerbaijan 4.96 Q4 / 2023 0.13% 1.27%
Bahrain 0.77 Q2 / 2023 0.42% 6.26%
Barbados 0.12 Q2 / 2023 -1.59% -2.72%
Belarus 4.80 Q1 / 2024 -0.55% 1.60%
Belgium 5.07 Q4 / 2023 0.76% 0.77%
Bolivia 6.74 Dec / 2023 3.04% 3.85%
Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.85 Mar / 2024 0.02% 0.07%
Botswana 0.42 Q4 / 2018 0.86% 2.54%
Brazil 100.20 Mar / 2024 -0.77% 2.43%
Bulgaria 2.91 Q4 / 2023 -1.47% -2.08%
Canada 20.19 Mar / 2024 -0.21% 1.74%
Chile 9.31 Mar / 2024 0.93% 3.36%
Colombia 22.65 Mar / 2024 -0.96% -0.65%
Costa Rica 2.16 Q1 / 2024 3.63% 2.83%
Croatia 1.61 Q4 / 2023 0.93% -5.94%
Cyprus 0.46 Q4 / 2023 -0.75% 1.72%
Czechia 5.07 Q4 / 2023 0.13% -2.10%
Denmark 3.03 Q4 / 2023 1.29% 1.02%
Dominican Republic 4.95 Q4 / 2023 1.99% 3.73%
Ecuador 8.21 Q1 / 2024 -1.37% 2.25%
Egypt 29.29 Q1 / 2024 1.21% 3.14%
Estonia 0.69 Q4 / 2023 -0.04% 1.88%
Euro area 168.86 Q2 / 2023 1.21% 1.34%
Finland 2.61 Q4 / 2023 -1.32% -0.57%
France 28.52 Q4 / 2023 -0.28% 0.58%
Georgia 1.40 Q1 / 2024 2.13% 10.22%
Germany 43.11 Q4 / 2023 0.55% 0.65%
Greece 4.18 Q4 / 2023 -1.76% 1.12%
Hong Kong 3.69 Mar / 2024 -0.50% 0.94%
Hungary 4.74 Q4 / 2023 0.06% 0.80%
Iceland 0.22 Q4 / 2023 -1.03% 3.72%
Iran 24.31 Q2 / 2023 -99.90% 3.09%
Ireland 2.69 Q4 / 2023 0.29% 3.30%
Israel 4.37 Mar / 2024 1.04% 0.86%
Italy 23.74 Q4 / 2023 0.87% 2.30%
Jamaica 1.32 Q3 / 2023 0.40% 4.03%
Japan 67.26 Mar / 2024 -0.41% 0.40%
Kazakhstan 9.17 Q1 / 2024 1.38% 1.50%
Kenya 18.44 Q4 / 2022 1.84% 4.40%
Latvia 0.88 Q4 / 2023 -1.48% -1.45%
Lithuania 1.45 Q4 / 2023 -1.28% 2.67%
Luxembourg 0.32 Q4 / 2023 -1.49% 2.12%
Macao 0.37 Mar / 2024 0.00% 3.28%
North Macedonia 0.69 Q1 / 2024 -0.02% 0.60%
Malaysia 16.53 Mar / 2024 0.45% 1.91%
Malta 0.30 Q4 / 2023 0.96% 3.36%
Mauritius 0.56 Q4 / 2023 0.65% 5.31%
Mexico 59.40 Q4 / 2023 0.40% 1.81%
Moldova 0.86 Q1 / 2024 -2.05% -0.98%
Monaco 0.06 Q4 / 2023 -1.01% 3.50%
Mongolia 1.20 Q4 / 2023 0.29% 3.33%
Montenegro 0.28 Q4 / 2023 -4.83% 9.34%
Morocco 10.34 Q1 / 2024 -2.40% -0.78%
Netherlands 9.80 Q4 / 2023 0.45% 1.38%
New Caledonia 0.07 Q3 / 2023 0.04% 0.92%
New Zealand 2.94 Q1 / 2024 -0.20% 1.27%
Nigeria 57.52 Q4 / 2020 -18.90% -16.59%
Norway 2.88 Q4 / 2023 -0.83% 1.26%
Palestine 1.14 Q3 / 2023 1.02% 0.61%
Paraguay 2.87 Q1 / 2024 -2.36% 2.74%
Philippines 48.36 Q1 / 2024 5.25% 0.62%
Poland 17.30 Q4 / 2023 0.31% 0.13%
Portugal 4.95 Q4 / 2023 -0.62% 1.66%
Puerto Rico 1.15 Jan / 2024 0.00% 0.52%
Qatar 2.24 Q4 / 2023 2.40% 8.55%
Romania 7.68 Q4 / 2023 -0.59% -1.14%
Russia 73.62 Mar / 2024 -0.83% 0.83%
Rwanda 4.37 Q1 / 2024 7.14% 14.76%
Saudi Arabia 15.89 Q4 / 2023 0.44% 7.65%
Senegal 5.13 Q4 / 2023 -2.84% 5.33%
Serbia 2.85 Q4 / 2023 -0.83% -0.80%
Seychelles 0.05 Q4 / 2023 -0.09% 0.50%
Singapore 4.01 Q1 / 2024 0.24% 1.97%
Slovakia 2.64 Q4 / 2023 1.20% 0.72%
Slovenia 1.00 Q4 / 2023 0.54% 1.58%
South Africa 16.75 Q1 / 2024 0.13% 3.42%
South Korea 28.40 Mar / 2024 1.08% 0.61%
Spain 21.37 Q4 / 2023 -0.26% 3.62%
Sri Lanka 7.82 Q4 / 2023 -2.34% -2.44%
Sweden 5.23 Q4 / 2023 -2.34% 0.55%
Switzerland 4.86 Q4 / 2023 1.28% 2.76%
Taiwan 11.58 Mar / 2024 -0.02% 0.76%
Tajikistan 2.31 Mar / 2019 -0.25% 1.00%
Thailand 40.13 Q4 / 2023 0.56% 1.35%
Trinidad and Tobago 0.58 Q3 / 2023 -0.54% 3.69%
Tunisia 3.42 Q4 / 2023 0.65% -2.38%
Turkey 32.25 Mar / 2024 0.43% 4.87%
USA 161.47 Mar / 2024 0.18% 0.36%
Ukraine 15.38 Q4 / 2021 -4.28% -2.21%
United Kingdom 33.18 Dec / 2023 -0.06% 0.23%
Uzbekistan 14.02 Q4 / 2023 1.10% 1.32%
Venezuela 15.01 Dec / 2018 0.84% 0.80%
Vietnam 51.32 Q1 / 2024 -0.25% 0.34%
Zambia 2.96 Q2 / 2018 -6.23% -4.60%
Zimbabwe 3.17 Q4 / 2023 1.68% 1.63%



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.

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