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Employment and Labour Markets: Key Tables from OECD

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2010 Employment rate 2010

% of working age population

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Employment and labour markets: Key tables from OECD - ISSN 2075-2342 - © OECD 2010

 Employment rate
 % of working age population
 
 
 
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
 
Australia
69.4
 
70.0
 
70.3
 
71.5
 
72.2
 
72.8
 
73.2
 
72.0
 
 
Austria
68.8
 
68.9
 
67.8
 
68.6
 
70.2
 
71.4
 
72.1
 
71.6
 
 
Belgium
59.9
 
59.6
 
60.3
 
61.1
 
61.0
 
62.0
 
62.4
 
61.6
 
 
Canada
71.4
 
72.2
 
72.5
 
72.5
 
72.9
 
73.6
 
73.7
 
71.5
 
 
Chile
52.6
 
53.5
 
53.6
 
54.4
 
55.5
 
56.3
 
57.3
 
56.1
 
 
Czech Republic
65.7
 
64.9
 
64.2
 
64.8
 
65.3
 
66.1
 
66.6
 
65.4
 
 
Denmark
75.9
 
75.1
 
75.7
 
75.9
 
77.4
 
77.1
 
78.1
 
75.7
 
 
Estonia
62.0
 
62.9
 
63.0
 
64.4
 
68.1
 
69.4
 
69.8
 
63.5
 
 
Finland
68.3
 
67.9
 
67.8
 
68.5
 
69.6
 
70.5
 
71.3
 
68.4
 
 
France
62.2
 
63.3
 
63.1
 
63.2
 
63.3
 
64.0
 
64.6
 
64.1
 
 
Germany
65.3
 
64.6
 
65.0
 
65.5
 
67.2
 
69.0
 
70.2
 
70.4
 
 
Greece
57.5
 
58.7
 
59.4
 
60.1
 
61.0
 
61.4
 
61.9
 
61.2
 
 
Hungary
56.2
 
57.0
 
56.8
 
56.9
 
57.3
 
57.3
 
56.7
 
55.4
 
 
Iceland
82.8
 
84.1
 
82.8
 
84.4
 
85.3
 
85.7
 
84.2
 
78.9
 
 
Ireland
65.2
 
65.2
 
65.9
 
67.5
 
68.5
 
69.2
 
68.1
 
62.5
 
 
Israel 1
54.8
 
55.0
 
55.7
 
56.7
 
57.6
 
58.9
 
59.8
 
..
 
 
Italy
55.6
 
56.2
 
57.4
 
57.5
 
58.4
 
58.7
 
58.7
 
57.5
 
 
Japan
68.2
 
68.4
 
68.7
 
69.3
 
70.0
 
70.7
 
70.7
 
70.0
 
 
Korea
63.3
 
63.0
 
63.6
 
63.7
 
63.8
 
63.9
 
63.8
 
62.9
 
 
Luxembourg
63.6
 
62.2
 
62.5
 
63.6
 
63.6
 
64.2
 
63.4
 
65.2
 
 
Mexico
59.3
 
58.8
 
59.9
 
59.6
 
61.0
 
61.1
 
61.3
 
59.4
 
 
Netherlands
73.2
 
72.6
 
71.8
 
71.9
 
73.2
 
74.8
 
76.1
 
75.8
 
 
New Zealand
72.2
 
72.2
 
73.2
 
74.3
 
74.9
 
75.2
 
74.7
 
72.9
 
 
Norway
77.1
 
75.8
 
75.6
 
75.2
 
75.5
 
76.9
 
78.1
 
76.5
 
 
Poland
51.7
 
51.4
 
51.9
 
53.0
 
54.5
 
57.0
 
59.2
 
59.3
 
 
Portugal
68.7
 
68.0
 
67.8
 
67.5
 
67.9
 
67.8
 
68.2
 
66.3
 
 
Slovak Republic
56.9
 
57.7
 
57.0
 
57.7
 
59.4
 
60.7
 
62.3
 
60.2
 
 
Slovenia
63.4
 
62.6
 
65.3
 
66.0
 
66.6
 
67.8
 
68.6
 
67.5
 
 
Spain
59.5
 
60.7
 
62.0
 
64.3
 
65.7
 
66.6
 
65.3
 
60.6
 
 
Sweden
74.9
 
74.3
 
73.5
 
73.9
 
74.5
 
75.7
 
75.7
 
72.2
 
 
Switzerland
78.9
 
77.9
 
77.4
 
77.2
 
77.9
 
78.6
 
79.5
 
79.2
 
 
Turkey
46.7
 
45.5
 
44.1
 
44.4
 
44.6
 
44.6
 
44.9
 
44.3
 
 
United Kingdom
72.3
 
72.6
 
72.7
 
72.6
 
72.5
 
72.3
 
72.7
 
70.6
 
 
United States
71.9
 
71.2
 
71.2
 
71.5
 
72.0
 
71.8
 
70.9
 
67.6
 
 
OECD-Total 2
64.9
 
64.7
 
65.0
 
65.4
 
66.1
 
66.5
 
66.5
 
64.8
 
Last updated: 3 January 2011
The statistical data for Israel are supplied by and under the responsibility of the relevant Israeli authorities. The use of such data by the OECD is without prejudice to the status of the Golan Heights, East Jerusalem and Israeli settlements in the West Bank under the terms of international law.
Excluding Estonia, Israel and Slovenia
Source: Labour market statistics: Labour force statistics by sex and age: indicators, OECD Employment and Labour Market Statistics (database)
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