Employment Rate in the EU27 Rose to 64.4% in 2006

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on July 22, 2007

Employment rate in the EU27 rose to 64.4% in 2006: “Summary: In 2006, 214.0 million people aged 15 years or more had a job or a business activity in the EU27. The total employment rate for people aged 15-64 was 64.4% in 2006, compared with 62.2% in 2000 and 63.4% in 2005. The employment rate for women was 57.2% in 2006, compared with 53.7% in 2000 and 56.0% in 2005, and the rate for older people, i.e. those aged 55-64, was 43.5%, up from 36.9% in 2000 and 42.2% in 2005.”

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