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Employment and Labour Markets: Key Tables from OECD

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2011 Employment rate 2011

% of working age population

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Employment and labour markets: Key tables from OECD - ISSN 2075-2342 - © OECD 2011

 Employment rate
 % of working age population
 
 
 
 2003
 2004
 2005
 2006
 2007
 2008
 2009
 2010
 
Australia
70.0
 
70.3
 
71.5
 
72.2
 
72.9
 
73.2
 
72.0
 
72.4
 
 
Austria
68.9
 
67.8
 
68.6
 
70.2
 
71.4
 
72.1
 
71.6
 
71.7
 
 
Belgium
59.6
 
60.3
 
61.1
 
61.0
 
62.0
 
62.4
 
61.6
 
62.0
 
 
Canada
72.2
 
72.5
 
72.4
 
72.8
 
73.5
 
73.6
 
71.5
 
71.5
 
 
Chile
53.5
 
53.6
 
54.4
 
55.5
 
56.3
 
57.3
 
56.1
 
59.3
 
 
Czech Republic
64.9
 
64.2
 
64.8
 
65.3
 
66.1
 
66.6
 
65.4
 
65.0
 
 
Denmark
75.1
 
75.7
 
75.9
 
77.4
 
77.1
 
77.9
 
75.7
 
73.4
 
 
Estonia
62.8
 
62.9
 
64.2
 
67.9
 
69.2
 
69.7
 
63.5
 
61.0
 
 
Finland
67.9
 
67.8
 
68.5
 
69.6
 
70.5
 
71.3
 
68.4
 
68.3
 
 
France
64.0
 
63.7
 
63.7
 
63.7
 
64.3
 
64.9
 
64.1
 
64.0
 
 
Germany
64.6
 
65.0
 
65.5
 
67.2
 
69.0
 
70.2
 
70.4
 
71.2
 
 
Greece
58.7
 
59.4
 
60.1
 
61.0
 
61.4
 
61.9
 
61.2
 
59.6
 
 
Hungary
57.0
 
56.8
 
56.9
 
57.3
 
57.3
 
56.7
 
55.4
 
55.4
 
 
Iceland
84.1
 
82.8
 
84.4
 
85.3
 
85.7
 
84.2
 
78.9
 
78.9
 
 
Ireland
65.2
 
65.9
 
67.5
 
68.5
 
69.2
 
68.1
 
62.5
 
60.4
 
 
Israel 1
55.0
 
55.7
 
56.7
 
57.6
 
58.9
 
59.8
 
59.2
 
60.2
 
 
Italy
56.2
 
57.4
 
57.5
 
58.4
 
58.7
 
58.7
 
57.5
 
56.9
 
 
Japan
68.4
 
68.7
 
69.3
 
70.0
 
70.7
 
70.7
 
70.0
 
70.1
 
 
Korea
63.0
 
63.6
 
63.7
 
63.8
 
63.9
 
63.8
 
62.9
 
63.3
 
 
Luxembourg
62.2
 
62.5
 
63.6
 
63.6
 
64.2
 
63.4
 
65.2
 
65.2
 
 
Mexico
58.8
 
59.9
 
59.6
 
61.0
 
61.1
 
61.3
 
59.4
 
60.4
 
 
Netherlands
71.6
 
71.1
 
71.5
 
72.5
 
74.4
 
75.9
 
75.6
 
74.7
 
 
New Zealand
72.2
 
73.2
 
74.3
 
74.9
 
75.2
 
74.7
 
72.9
 
72.3
 
 
Norway
75.8
 
75.6
 
75.2
 
75.5
 
76.9
 
78.1
 
76.5
 
75.4
 
 
Poland
51.4
 
51.9
 
53.0
 
54.5
 
57.0
 
59.2
 
59.3
 
59.3
 
 
Portugal
68.0
 
67.8
 
67.5
 
67.9
 
67.8
 
68.2
 
66.3
 
65.6
 
 
Slovak Republic
57.7
 
57.0
 
57.7
 
59.4
 
60.7
 
62.3
 
60.2
 
58.8
 
 
Slovenia
62.6
 
65.3
 
66.0
 
66.6
 
67.8
 
68.6
 
67.5
 
66.2
 
 
Spain
60.7
 
62.0
 
64.3
 
65.7
 
66.6
 
65.3
 
60.6
 
59.4
 
 
Sweden
74.4
 
73.7
 
74.0
 
74.6
 
75.7
 
75.8
 
72.3
 
72.7
 
 
Switzerland
77.9
 
77.4
 
77.2
 
77.9
 
78.6
 
79.5
 
79.0
 
78.6
 
 
Turkey
45.5
 
44.1
 
44.4
 
44.6
 
44.6
 
44.9
 
44.3
 
46.3
 
 
United Kingdom
72.6
 
72.7
 
72.6
 
72.5
 
72.3
 
72.7
 
70.6
 
70.3
 
 
United States
71.2
 
71.2
 
71.5
 
72.0
 
71.8
 
70.9
 
67.6
 
66.7
 
 
OECD-Total
64.7
 
65.0
 
65.3
 
66.0
 
66.5
 
66.5
 
64.7
 
64.6
 
Last updated: 31 August 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.
Source: Labour market statistics: Labour force statistics by sex and age: indicators, OECD Employment and Labour Market Statistics (database)
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