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
Change
12 months
Q2 / 2021
1.12
1.24%
1.52%
Q2 / 2021
10.72
-0.98%
9.88%
Jun / 2021
11.98
0.02%
1.78%
Q1 / 2021
0.97
-2.43%
-9.86%
Aug / 2021
12.96
-1.85%
3.13%
Q1 / 2021
4.19
-3.12%
-2.29%
Q2 / 2021
4.93
0.79%
0.94%
Q1 / 2021
0.69
-0.36%
-7.86%
Q4 / 2019
0.13
-2.33%
-0.24%
Q2 / 2021
4.88
1.87%
0.40%
Q2 / 2021
4.93
1.07%
1.65%
Q2 / 2021
6.15
2.38%
6.44%
Jun / 2021
0.82
1.24%
2.11%
Q4 / 2018
0.42
0.86%
2.54%
Jun / 2021
87.79
2.50%
5.33%
Q2 / 2021
3.06
1.11%
-0.57%
Aug / 2021
19.18
2.49%
5.28%
Jul / 2021
8.15
0.55%
15.21%
Jul / 2021
20.90
2.13%
16.23%
Q2 / 2021
1.97
-1.15%
12.84%
Q1 / 2021
1.63
-0.31%
-1.21%
Q2 / 2021
0.43
3.05%
2.22%
Q2 / 2021
5.17
-0.46%
-0.79%
Q2 / 2021
2.79
2.57%
2.16%
Q1 / 2021
4.41
-0.03%
-4.18%
Q2 / 2021
7.91
3.19%
19.86%
Q2 / 2021
27.00
-0.48%
11.96%
Q2 / 2021
0.64
-0.14%
-0.31%
Q2 / 2021
159.17
1.69%
1.81%
Aug / 2021
2.59
0.31%
4.19%
Q1 / 2021
27.23
0.63%
0.37%
Q2 / 2021
1.21
7.51%
-1.87%
Jul / 2021
44.97
0.83%
0.63%
Jun / 2021
4.05
12.12%
6.17%
Aug / 2021
3.65
0.59%
0.31%
Jul / 2021
4.70
3.18%
2.04%
Jul / 2021
0.21
12.28%
5.19%
Q1 / 2021
23.13
-1.73%
-5.36%
Q1 / 2021
2.23
-2.03%
-4.97%
Jul / 2021
3.98
2.38%
2.32%
Dec / 2020
22.75
-0.50%
-2.01%
Q1 / 2021
1.21
0.56%
1.03%
Jul / 2021
67.11
0.81%
0.84%
Q2 / 2021
8.81
0.27%
1.16%
Q3 / 2020
17.67
11.37%
-0.80%
Aug / 2021
0.87
1.16%
-2.24%
Q2 / 2021
1.36
0.64%
0.66%
Aug / 2021
0.48
-0.39%
3.05%
Jul / 2021
0.38
-2.69%
-2.91%
Q2 / 2021
0.80
0.27%
0.23%
Jul / 2021
15.29
-0.37%
1.47%
Q1 / 2021
0.26
1.27%
-1.07%
Q1 / 2021
0.48
-7.98%
-12.37%
Q2 / 2021
55.24
4.28%
22.58%
Q2 / 2021
0.84
5.58%
2.57%
Q2 / 2021
0.06
9.03%
10.99%
Q2 / 2021
1.11
4.82%
-6.71%
Q4 / 2020
0.20
-7.61%
-16.38%
Q2 / 2021
10.89
1.27%
3.86%
Aug / 2021
9.15
1.44%
2.22%
Q1 / 2021
0.06
0.19%
-0.26%
Q2 / 2021
2.78
1.05%
1.72%
Q4 / 2020
57.52
-18.90%
-16.59%
Q2 / 2021
2.77
2.67%
2.63%
Q2 / 2021
0.99
2.96%
13.44%
Q1 / 2021
3.46
0.03%
4.03%
Q2 / 2021
41.67
-3.70%
0.87%
Q1 / 2021
16.43
-0.74%
0.05%
Jul / 2021
4.87
3.36%
2.95%
May / 2021
1.00
3.63%
6.73%
Q1 / 2021
2.05
-3.63%
-3.65%
Q2 / 2021
7.84
2.71%
-7.78%
Jun / 2021
71.70
1.05%
2.33%
Q1 / 2021
3.20
-5.95%
-10.20%
Q4 / 2020
13.32
-1.01%
-0.54%
Q4 / 2020
4.69
15.69%
1.80%
Q2 / 2021
2.83
4.00%
-0.46%
Q1 / 2021
0.05
-3.58%
-8.90%
Jun / 2021
3.60
-0.36%
-2.22%
Q2 / 2021
2.54
1.34%
1.23%
Jul / 2021
0.90
0.96%
2.16%
Q2 / 2021
14.94
-0.35%
5.61%
Aug / 2021
27.60
0.19%
1.91%
Q2 / 2021
19.67
2.42%
5.72%
Aug / 2021
5.12
1.43%
0.15%
Q2 / 2021
5.04
0.34%
0.47%
Aug / 2021
11.40
0.01%
-0.94%
Mar / 2019
2.31
-0.25%
1.00%
Q1 / 2021
37.58
-1.85%
0.42%
Q2 / 2019
0.58
-2.34%
-3.13%
Q2 / 2021
3.41
-0.64%
0.07%
Jul / 2021
29.21
4.00%
8.41%
Aug / 2021
153.15
1.01%
3.99%
Q1 / 2021
15.49
-1.51%
-6.55%
Jun / 2021
32.36
0.57%
-0.62%
Dec / 2018
15.01
0.84%
0.80%
Q2 / 2021
51.10
0.15%
-3.85%
Q2 / 2018
2.96
-6.23%
-4.60%
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