The number of unemployed persons in Belgium increased to 317264 in January of 2019 from 299729 in December of 2018. Unemployed Persons in Belgium averaged 420008.27 from 1980 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 533460 in February of 1985 and a record low of 294870 in June of 1980.

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Belgium Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.60 5.50 11.00 5.50 percent [+]
Employed Persons 4076.80 4068.80 4076.80 3010.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 317264.00 299729.00 533460.00 294870.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 69.20 67.90 69.20 63.60 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 2.70 3.10 5.70 2.70 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 15.40 15.40 26.00 14.00 percent [+]
Labour Costs 112.70 111.60 112.70 80.10 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 141730.00 149180.00 149180.00 70256.00 [+]
Minimum Wages 1562.59 1562.59 1562.59 1074.44 EUR/Month [+]
Wage Growth 3.10 4.10 6.80 -6.50 percent [+]
Population 11.41 11.35 11.41 9.13 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.00 65.00 65.00 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.00 65.00 65.00 60.00 [+]
Living Wage Family 1580.00 1600.00 1600.00 1520.00 EUR/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1090.00 1110.00 1110.00 1040.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages 3445.00 3414.00 3445.00 2238.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 3050.00 3090.00 3110.00 2910.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 94.00 110.30 120.50 72.50 Index Points [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1890.00 1870.00 1950.00 1770.00 EUR/Month [+]
Productivity 100.30 93.80 112.60 82.40 Index Points [+]
Part Time Employment 1175.40 1140.80 1175.40 602.20 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 0.28 0.38 1.00 -0.70 percent [+]
Employment Rate 65.00 63.70 65.00 55.70 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 3562.20 3502.50 3562.20 2643.50 Thousand [+]


Belgium Unemployed Persons

In Belgium, unemployed persons are individuals who are without a job and actively seeking to work. This page provides - Belgium Unemployed Persons - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Belgium Unemployed Persons - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
317264.00 299729.00 533460.00 294870.00 1980 - 2019 Monthly
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