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
Q3 / 2019
1.16
1.55%
0.91%
Nov / 2019
12.15
0.01%
-0.19%
Q3 / 2019
1.16
-1.63%
4.70%
Jan / 2020
12.84
-0.47%
1.89%
Q3 / 2019
4.39
1.11%
0.59%
Q3 / 2019
4.94
0.58%
1.18%
Q2 / 2019
0.75
-0.65%
-1.61%
Q4 / 2019
0.13
-2.33%
-0.24%
Q4 / 2019
4.91
-0.84%
-0.38%
Q3 / 2019
4.98
2.44%
1.33%
Dec / 2019
0.83
0.99%
1.59%
Q4 / 2018
0.42
0.86%
2.54%
Dec / 2019
94.55
0.80%
1.67%
Q4 / 2019
3.22
-2.32%
2.34%
Jan / 2020
18.84
-2.08%
1.45%
Dec / 2019
8.55
0.41%
0.97%
Dec / 2019
22.76
2.39%
-0.84%
Q3 / 2019
2.16
-0.94%
1.14%
Q3 / 2019
1.70
1.55%
0.89%
Q3 / 2019
0.42
-0.30%
2.30%
Q4 / 2019
5.30
-0.06%
-0.41%
Q4 / 2019
2.80
0.04%
1.67%
Q4 / 2019
4.72
1.83%
2.92%
Q4 / 2019
7.79
-2.32%
0.74%
Q4 / 2019
0.68
0.18%
0.47%
Q4 / 2019
160.61
-0.30%
1.00%
Jan / 2020
2.54
-0.55%
1.80%
Q3 / 2019
26.74
-0.26%
-0.54%
Dec / 2019
45.44
-0.13%
0.60%
Nov / 2019
3.86
-2.46%
1.73%
Jan / 2020
3.80
-1.06%
-1.79%
Dec / 2019
4.52
-0.03%
0.85%
Dec / 2019
0.20
0.15%
0.96%
Q1 / 2019
23.31
-2.55%
1.31%
Q4 / 2019
2.36
1.47%
3.50%
Jan / 2020
3.99
1.62%
0.88%
Dec / 2019
23.18
-0.84%
0.56%
Q3 / 2019
1.25
-0.45%
2.40%
Dec / 2019
67.37
-0.46%
1.22%
Jan / 2020
8.77
0.20%
0.65%
Dec / 2019
0.91
-1.14%
0.51%
Q4 / 2019
1.38
0.09%
0.25%
Jan / 2020
0.47
-0.17%
3.43%
Dec / 2019
0.39
0.70%
0.46%
Q3 / 2019
0.80
0.66%
5.28%
Dec / 2019
15.29
0.37%
2.00%
Q3 / 2019
0.26
1.43%
6.58%
Q3 / 2019
0.55
-1.46%
1.66%
Q4 / 2019
55.68
0.87%
2.75%
Q3 / 2019
0.91
0.97%
Q3 / 2019
0.06
-1.09%
2.95%
Q4 / 2019
1.19
2.81%
-5.41%
Q3 / 2019
0.25
2.50%
2.83%
Q3 / 2019
10.75
-3.02%
1.80%
Jan / 2020
9.01
0.09%
1.93%
Q2 / 2019
0.07
0.23%
0.01%
Q4 / 2019
2.65
0.04%
0.95%
Q3 / 2018
69.54
0.55%
0.66%
Q4 / 2019
2.73
-0.83%
0.89%
Q4 / 2019
1.02
1.81%
4.01%
Q3 / 2019
3.38
2.64%
0.79%
Q3 / 2019
43.15
0.45%
4.41%
Q3 / 2019
16.62
0.82%
0.01%
Dec / 2019
4.81
-1.45%
-0.08%
Dec / 2019
0.95
-2.67%
-4.33%
Q3 / 2019
2.06
0.27%
-3.20%
Q3 / 2019
8.77
-0.54%
-1.03%
Dec / 2019
72.43
0.30%
0.03%
Q3 / 2019
12.93
0.55%
1.89%
Q3 / 2019
2.94
0.76%
0.32%
Q2 / 2019
0.05
0.77%
7.75%
Dec / 2019
3.78
1.34%
2.86%
Q3 / 2019
2.59
0.59%
0.24%
Dec / 2019
0.90
0.53%
1.62%
Q4 / 2019
16.42
0.27%
-0.66%
Jan / 2020
26.80
-2.58%
2.17%
Q4 / 2019
19.97
0.47%
2.06%
Jan / 2020
5.03
-2.03%
0.28%
Q4 / 2019
5.13
0.71%
0.87%
Jan / 2020
11.54
0.16%
0.44%
Mar / 2019
2.31
-0.25%
1.00%
Dec / 2019
37.66
1.21%
-0.54%
Q2 / 2018
0.60
-0.63%
0.22%
Q2 / 2019
3.53
0.21%
1.03%
Nov / 2019
28.17
-1.26%
-0.51%
Jan / 2020
158.71
0.11%
1.33%
Q3 / 2019
16.91
1.21%
1.52%
Nov / 2019
32.93
0.55%
1.03%
Dec / 2018
15.01
0.84%
0.80%
Q4 / 2019
55.03
0.86%
0.82%
Q2 / 2018
2.96
-6.23%
-4.60%
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