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 / 2019
1.14
1.54%
0.68%
Jul / 2019
12.11
-0.05%
-0.87%
Q2 / 2019
1.18
13.61%
14.74%
Aug / 2019
12.86
-0.49%
2.49%
Q2 / 2019
4.34
0.98%
0.68%
Q1 / 2019
4.88
-0.03%
1.12%
Q2 / 2019
0.75
-0.65%
-1.61%
Q2 / 2019
0.13
5.03%
-4.32%
Aug / 2019
4.33
0.25%
-0.09%
Q2 / 2019
4.83
0.84%
1.58%
Jul / 2019
0.82
-0.64%
2.00%
Q4 / 2018
0.42
0.86%
2.54%
Aug / 2019
93.63
0.74%
1.68%
Q2 / 2019
3.26
3.65%
3.35%
Aug / 2019
19.32
0.42%
2.54%
Aug / 2019
8.46
-0.56%
1.54%
Aug / 2019
22.12
-0.22%
-2.48%
Q2 / 2019
2.18
0.53%
1.07%
Q2 / 2019
1.68
1.02%
0.42%
Q2 / 2019
0.42
2.26%
4.00%
Q2 / 2019
5.30
-0.18%
0.13%
Q2 / 2019
2.78
1.27%
1.27%
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%
Aug / 2019
2.60
0.43%
1.25%
Q2 / 2019
26.81
0.87%
0.03%
Aug / 2019
45.30
0.13%
0.74%
Jul / 2019
3.92
0.87%
0.84%
Aug / 2019
3.86
-0.14%
-0.48%
Aug / 2019
4.52
0.38%
0.76%
Aug / 2019
0.20
-1.01%
-2.88%
Q4 / 2018
23.92
-0.14%
0.40%
Q2 / 2019
2.30
-0.08%
2.00%
Jul / 2019
3.95
-0.33%
1.00%
Aug / 2019
23.51
-0.41%
0.51%
Q1 / 2019
1.24
0.96%
2.46%
Aug / 2019
67.51
0.28%
1.03%
Aug / 2019
8.78
0.25%
0.59%
Aug / 2019
0.90
-0.14%
-1.77%
Q2 / 2019
1.38
0.60%
0.82%
Aug / 2019
0.46
-0.25%
3.74%
Aug / 2019
0.39
0.03%
0.60%
Q2 / 2019
0.79
0.62%
5.19%
Aug / 2019
15.19
0.42%
1.94%
Q2 / 2019
0.25
4.24%
8.89%
Q2 / 2019
0.55
1.43%
2.27%
Q2 / 2019
54.94
1.45%
2.14%
Q2 / 2019
0.90
8.70%
Q2 / 2019
0.06
6.32%
3.79%
Q2 / 2019
1.16
1.67%
-8.82%
Q2 / 2019
0.25
5.49%
3.25%
Q2 / 2019
11.08
1.70%
-0.42%
Aug / 2019
9.01
0.66%
1.68%
Q3 / 2018
0.09
0.23%
0.26%
Q2 / 2019
2.68
0.83%
1.75%
Q3 / 2018
69.54
0.55%
0.66%
Q2 / 2019
2.72
1.00%
0.82%
Q2 / 2019
0.98
1.61%
8.70%
Q2 / 2019
3.29
-3.41%
0.17%
Q2 / 2019
42.95
1.68%
5.67%
Q2 / 2019
16.48
1.29%
-0.49%
Aug / 2019
4.89
0.67%
1.14%
Aug / 2019
1.00
-0.30%
1.84%
Q2 / 2019
2.05
-4.61%
2.70%
Q2 / 2019
8.81
3.84%
-0.20%
Aug / 2019
72.04
1.04%
-0.85%
Q2 / 2019
12.86
0.72%
-1.24%
Q2 / 2019
2.92
3.77%
0.68%
Q1 / 2019
0.05
2.74%
7.79%
Jun / 2019
3.73
0.88%
1.58%
Q2 / 2019
2.57
-0.71%
0.54%
Jul / 2019
0.89
0.06%
2.54%
Q2 / 2019
16.29
-0.02%
0.00%
Aug / 2019
27.36
0.13%
1.68%
Q2 / 2019
19.80
1.71%
2.38%
Aug / 2019
5.13
0.67%
-0.70%
Q2 / 2019
5.10
1.04%
1.07%
Aug / 2019
11.53
0.37%
0.58%
Mar / 2019
2.31
-0.25%
1.00%
Aug / 2019
37.62
-0.05%
-1.74%
Q4 / 2017
0.60
-0.93%
-1.97%
Q1 / 2019
3.52
0.36%
1.39%
Jun / 2019
28.51
2.58%
-2.74%
Sep / 2019
158.27
0.81%
1.41%
Q2 / 2019
16.71
2.75%
1.08%
Jun / 2019
32.78
0.09%
1.14%
Apr / 2016
13.09
0.57%
-1.69%
Q3 / 2019
54.60
0.37%
0.51%
Q2 / 2018
2.96
-6.23%
-4.60%
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