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Europe Compared by Labor > Employment rate > Adults

DEFINITION: Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Ages 15 and older are generally considered the working-age population.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Iceland 71.2 2008
2 Norway 62.3 2008
3 Switzerland 61.2 2008
4 Denmark 60.3 2008
5 Azerbaijan 60 2008
6 Netherlands 59.3 2008
7 Ireland 57.8 2008
8 Sweden 57.6 2008
9 Cyprus 57.5 2008
10 Russia 56.7 2008
11 United Kingdom 56.3 2008
12 Portugal 55.7 2008
13 Latvia 55 2008
14 Finland 54.7 2008
=15 Estonia 54.5 2008
=15 Austria 54.5 2008
=17 Czech Republic 54.3 2008
=17 Georgia 54.3 2008
19 Slovenia 54.1 2008
20 Ukraine 53.5 2008
21 Slovakia 52.6 2008
22 Belarus 52.3 2008
23 Germany 51.7 2008
24 Luxembourg 51.2 2008
25 Lithuania 50.2 2008
26 Spain 48.6 2008
27 Greece 48.4 2008
28 Poland 48.2 2008
29 Romania 48.1 2008
30 France 47.9 2008
31 Belgium 46.5 2008
32 Bulgaria 46.3 2008
33 Albania 46.2 2008
34 Croatia 45.9 2008
35 Malta 45.2 2008
36 Hungary 44.8 2008
37 Moldova 44.7 2008
38 Italy 43.6 2008
39 Turkey 42.3 2008
40 Bosnia and Herzegovina 41.5 2008
41 Armenia 38.1 2008

Citation

"Countries Compared by Labor > Employment rate > Adults. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", International Labour Organisation, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Europe/Labor/Employment-rate/Adults

Europe Compared by Labor > Employment rate > Adults

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Interesting observations about Labor > Employment rate > Adults

  • Madagascar ranked first for employment rate > adults amongst Hot countries in 2008.
  • Burkina Faso ranked first for employment rate > adults amongst Muslim countries in 2008.
  • Denmark ranked first for employment rate > adults amongst European Union in 2008.
  • Burundi ranked first for employment rate > adults amongst Christian countries in 2008.
  • Iceland ranked first for employment rate > adults amongst Europe in 2008.
  • Thailand ranked first for employment rate > adults amongst Emerging markets in 2008.
  • Uganda ranked first for employment rate > adults amongst Former British colonies in 2008.
  • Iraq has ranked last for employment rate > adults since 2003.
  • China ranked second for employment rate > adults amongst Cold countries in 2008.
  • Netherlands ranked first for employment rate > adults amongst Eurozone in 2008.
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