This is an archived release.
From 2021 there is a new LFS questionnaire, which leads to a break and a dissemination pause for many of the tables.
|4th quarter 2020||4th quarter 2019 - 4th quarter 2020|
|Absolute numbers||Per cent1||Change in absolute numbers||Change in percentage points1|
|1The labour force is calculated as a share of the population in the same age group. Labour force = number of employed persons + number of unemployed persons. Employed persons is calculated as a share of the population in the same age group. Unemployed is calculated as a share of the labour force in the same age group.|
|Both sexes||2 843 000||70.3||3 000||-0.2|
|Males||1 512 000||73.3||0||-0.4|
|Females||1 331 000||67.2||4 000||-0.1|
|Both sexes||2 706 000||67.0||-26 000||-0.9|
|Males||1 434 000||69.6||-14 000||-0.9|
|Females||1 272 000||64.2||-12 000||-0.9|
|Both sexes||137 000||4.8||29 000||1.0|
|Males||77 000||5.1||12 000||0.8|
|Females||59 000||4.5||16 000||1.2|