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WORK02: Employment and unemployment by reporting country, age, employment status, sex and time
Variable overview
reporting country
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age
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employment status
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sex
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time
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reporting country

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Field for searching for a specific value in the list box. This is examples of values you can search for.Denmark , Faroe Islands , Greenland ,

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age

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Field for searching for a specific value in the list box. This is examples of values you can search for.Total (15-24 years) , Total (15-64 years) , 15-19 years ,

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employment status

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Field for searching for a specific value in the list box. This is examples of values you can search for.Total number of persons in age group , Employed, number of persons , Unemployed, number of persons ,

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sex

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time

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Field for searching for a specific value in the list box. This is examples of values you can search for.1990 , 1991 , 1992 ,

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Footnotes

Data is based on recommendations from the International Labour Organization (ILO).
Employed: Comprise employees, self-employed persons and assisting spouses. In order to be classified as employed, a person must work, i.e. perform labour against some form of payment for at least one hour during the reference period.
Unemployed: Persons out of work who are available to start working within two weeks and are actively seeking a job.
Not in the labour force: Includes young people still pursuing their education and those engaged in work without compensation as well as the retired and disabled.
Labour force: The sum of employed and unemployed. Figures may not add up because of rounding.
Unemployment rate: Unemployed in percent of the labour force.
Employment rate: Employed in percent of total number of people aged 15-64 (mean or average population during the year).
reporting country
Denmark
Labour force survey data. Break in time series: 2005, 2016 and 2017. 2008:
Denmark
Break in time series for Of which: manufacturing.
Denmark
Data revised from 1995 and onwards with the 2018 update.
Denmark
Due to calculation figures may not sum up to total.
Denmark
Break in time series: 2005, 2008, 2016, 2017.
Denmark
Many points show low reliability. Please refer to Eurostat (tables: lfsa_ugan and lfsa_egan) and related metadata for more information.
Greenland
18-64 year olds. 15-19 year olds=18-19 year olds.
Finland
Labour force survey (annual average). Not in the labour force includes pensioners, students and others. Includes Åland.
Finland
Break in time series 2000, 2005, 2007 and 2008 (excluding Total (number of persons)).
Finland
Many points show low reliability. Please refer to Eurostat (tables: lfsa_ugan and lfsa_egan) and related metadata for more information.
Iceland
Labour force survey (annual average). Not in the labour force includes pensioners, students and others. Break in time series 2003, 2005 2008 and 2020. Many data points are confidential and many show low reliability. Please refer to Eurostat (tables: lfsa_ugan and lfsa_egan) and related metadata for more information.
Norway
Break in time series 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2008 (excluding Total (number of persons)). 1999: Unemployed (number of persons) - Women - 45-54 years is confidential. 2008: Break in time series for Of which: manufacturing.
Norway
Many data points show low reliability. Please refer to Eurostat (tables: lfsa_ugan and lfsa_egan) and related metadata for more information.
Sweden
Labour force survey. Age: Annual average of age during 12 measurements months. Due to the new EU-harmonised Labour Force Survey (LFS) introduced from April 2005 the definition of unemployment has changed from 2005 to include full-time students who are looking for jobs and are available for work. These full-time students were up to 2004 included in the group Not in labour force. Age group 15-19 includes only people in the labour force aged 16-19.
Sweden
Break in time series: 2001, 2005, 2008, 2018.
Sweden
Break in time series 2001, 2005 and 2018.
Sweden
2008: Break in time series for Of which: manufacturing. Data points show low reliability.
Sweden
Please refer to Eurostat (tables: lfsa_ugan and lfsa_egan) and related metadata for more information.
EA
EA referes to the euro area, with a fixed area composition of the current 19 countries.
EA
2005: Break in time series (excluding Total (number of persons)), 2008.
EU
From September 2020: EU refers to EU27_2020, which is the European Union with a fixed area composition of the current 27 countries.
EU
Break in time series 2005 (excluding Total (number of persons)), 2008.
EU
Total number of persons in age group: Break in time series 2011, 2015 and 2017.
EU
Total number of persons in age group: Provisional data 2016 and 2017. 2008:
EU
Break in time series for Of which: manufacturing.