Employment rate

This indicator shows the employment rate for the working age population (15 - 64 year olds) in the Nordic region. Employment rates are calculated as the ratio of the employed to the working age population. Employed people are those aged 15 or over who report that they have worked in gainful employment for at least one hour in the previous week or who had a job but were absent from work during the reference week and comprise employees, self-employed persons and assisting spouses. The employment rate is available as a total and for men and women separately. Data is available for Denmark, the Faroe Islands, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden and Åland, as well as the European Union (EU28) and the Euro Area (EA19). For more information on Nordic Statistics: https://www.nordicstatistics.org


Keywords: employment rate, working, labour, employment, work