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Belgium

Belgian Migration and unemployment Stats

Definitions

  • Unemployment rate of native-born men: The unemployment rate is calculated as the share of the unemployed in the total labour force (employed and unemployed persons). In accordance with the ILO standards, unemployed persons consist of those persons who report that they are without work during the reference week, that they are available for work and that they have taken active steps to find work during the four preceding weeks.
  • Unemployment rate of the foreign-born men: The unemployment rate is calculated as the share of the unemployed in the total labour force (employed and unemployed persons). In accordance with the ILO standards, unemployed persons consist of those persons who report that they are without work during the reference week, that they are available for work and that they have taken active steps to find work during the four preceding weeks.
  • Unemployment rate of the foreign-born women: The unemployment rate is calculated as the share of the unemployed in the total labour force (employed and unemployed persons). In accordance with the ILO standards, unemployed persons consist of those persons who report that they are without work during the reference week, that they are available for work and that they have taken active steps to find work during the four preceding weeks.
  • Unemployment rate of the native-born women: The unemployment rate is calculated as the share of the unemployed in the total labour force (employed and unemployed persons). In accordance with the ILO standards, unemployed persons consist of those persons who report that they are without work during the reference week, that they are available for work and that they have taken active steps to find work during the four preceding weeks.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Unemployment rate of native-born men 6.22% 2009 7th out of 21
Unemployment rate of the foreign-born men 15.79% 2009 4th out of 21
Unemployment rate of the foreign-born women 19.28% 2009 3rd out of 21
Unemployment rate of the native-born women 8.04% 2009 9th out of 21

Citation

"Belgium Migration and unemployment Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Belgium/People/International-migration/Migration-and-unemployment

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