Labour force characteristics

In focus

Women's labour market participation

Women's labour market participation 2010–2019

The publication describes female labour market participation and the characteristics of women in employment as well as the scale of change between 2010 and 2019. Some results are compared at European level.

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Labour market indicators

Labour market indicators for 2021

Labour market indicators for 2021. Comments on findings for the period 2015-2021

At a glance

Further information


Press releases

Statistical sources and concepts

On this topic

Full-time and part-time

Persons employed part-time and full-time, Job-sharing

Multiple employment (several jobs)

Employed persons with more than one job

Occupation, occupational position

Major occupation groups and occupational position of employed persons by sex

Economic sector and branch

Share of foreign employed persons by economic sector

Educational level

Educational level of the economically active population


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