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
Q2 / 2020
1.11
-2.50%
-3.44%
Aug / 2020
11.82
0.96%
-2.60%
Q2 / 2020
1.17
9.10%
-0.62%
Oct / 2020
12.76
2.27%
-1.02%
Q2 / 2020
4.21
-1.72%
-2.97%
Q2 / 2020
4.88
-1.08%
-0.65%
Q2 / 2019
0.75
-0.65%
-1.61%
Q4 / 2019
0.13
-2.33%
-0.24%
Q3 / 2020
4.94
1.72%
-0.24%
Q3 / 2020
4.97
2.27%
-0.36%
Q1 / 2020
5.79
0.76%
3.95%
Sep / 2020
0.81
0.29%
-1.93%
Q4 / 2018
0.42
0.86%
2.54%
Sep / 2020
82.46
-1.06%
-12.09%
Q3 / 2020
3.17
3.04%
-3.82%
Oct / 2020
18.64
3.14%
-3.13%
Sep / 2020
7.37
3.12%
-18.17%
Oct / 2020
21.27
18.30%
-6.74%
Q3 / 2020
1.85
5.78%
-14.64%
Q2 / 2020
1.67
1.15%
-0.60%
Q3 / 2020
0.41
-0.74%
-0.53%
Q3 / 2020
5.23
0.40%
-1.40%
Q3 / 2020
2.75
0.55%
-1.75%
Q2 / 2020
4.25
-7.80%
-8.81%
Q3 / 2020
7.35
11.46%
-7.79%
Q3 / 2020
26.11
8.27%
-0.32%
Q3 / 2020
0.65
1.37%
-3.63%
Q3 / 2020
157.35
0.93%
-2.10%
Oct / 2020
2.53
-1.82%
-1.06%
Q3 / 2020
26.95
0.97%
-0.63%
Oct / 2020
44.93
0.62%
-1.42%
Aug / 2020
3.85
3.05%
-2.75%
Oct / 2020
3.63
-0.26%
-5.62%
Oct / 2020
4.48
0.98%
-0.84%
Oct / 2020
0.19
-8.34%
-8.88%
Q3 / 2020
23.54
2.52%
-4.89%
Q3 / 2020
2.30
3.27%
-1.36%
Oct / 2020
3.87
-0.45%
-1.41%
Oct / 2020
22.90
0.79%
-2.10%
Q2 / 2020
1.12
-6.32%
-10.83%
Oct / 2020
66.94
0.59%
-1.37%
Q3 / 2020
8.71
0.11%
-0.69%
Oct / 2020
0.90
0.96%
-2.15%
Q3 / 2020
1.34
-0.68%
-2.60%
Oct / 2020
0.48
1.58%
1.65%
Oct / 2020
0.39
-2.10%
-0.05%
Q3 / 2020
0.79
-0.99%
-1.75%
Sep / 2020
15.19
1.35%
-0.24%
Q2 / 2020
0.26
-2.53%
2.78%
Q2 / 2020
0.47
-13.97%
-14.57%
Q1 / 2020
55.35
-0.59%
2.22%
Q2 / 2020
0.82
1.89%
-8.83%
Q2 / 2020
0.05
-5.56%
-13.83%
Q3 / 2020
1.18
-0.78%
1.73%
Q2 / 2020
0.23
-3.62%
-8.63%
Q3 / 2020
10.17
-3.06%
-5.41%
Oct / 2020
8.96
0.06%
-0.51%
Q1 / 2020
0.06
-0.68%
-1.90%
Q3 / 2020
2.71
-0.81%
0.22%
Q3 / 2018
69.54
0.55%
0.66%
Q3 / 2020
2.71
0.26%
-1.74%
Q3 / 2020
0.92
4.92%
-8.54%
Q2 / 2020
3.13
-5.64%
-4.78%
Q2 / 2020
41.31
22.34%
-3.83%
Q2 / 2020
16.27
-0.92%
-1.27%
Oct / 2020
4.77
0.83%
-2.12%
Aug / 2020
0.96
4.46%
-4.29%
Q1 / 2020
2.17
2.04%
1.13%
Q2 / 2020
8.51
-0.18%
-3.51%
Oct / 2020
70.31
0.12%
-2.45%
Q3 / 2020
3.67
14.64%
16.33%
Q2 / 2020
13.63
-0.04%
6.02%
Q4 / 2019
4.61
-5.29%
-1.35%
Q3 / 2020
2.94
3.25%
-0.07%
Q2 / 2020
0.05
-3.83%
-0.18%
Sep / 2020
3.61
-4.52%
-1.19%
Q3 / 2020
2.53
0.99%
-2.15%
Sep / 2020
0.89
0.33%
-1.06%
Q3 / 2020
14.69
3.84%
-10.28%
Oct / 2020
27.09
-0.07%
-1.53%
Q3 / 2020
19.18
3.06%
-3.51%
Oct / 2020
5.06
-1.70%
-1.48%
Q3 / 2020
5.08
1.14%
-0.40%
Oct / 2020
11.51
0.10%
-0.06%
Mar / 2019
2.31
-0.25%
1.00%
Oct / 2020
37.90
0.24%
0.75%
Q3 / 2018
0.61
0.41%
0.66%
Q3 / 2020
3.51
3.15%
-0.90%
Aug / 2020
27.55
6.56%
-3.42%
Oct / 2020
149.81
4.37%
-5.51%
Q2 / 2020
15.71
-5.23%
-6.58%
Aug / 2020
32.51
-0.50%
-0.75%
Dec / 2018
15.01
0.84%
0.80%
Q3 / 2020
54.58
2.70%
0.04%
Q2 / 2018
2.96
-6.23%
-4.60%
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