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OECD employment rate increases to 65.9% in fourth quarter of 2014, 0.6 percentage point higher than one year before

 Employment rates
Employment as % of working-age population

20/04/2015 - The OECD area employment rate – defined as the share of people of working-age who are in employment – was 65.9% in the fourth quarter of 2014, 0.2 percentage point higher than in the previous quarter. Over the course of 2014, the increase in the OECD employment rate (up 0.6 percentage points between the fourth quarter of 2013 and the fourth quarter of 2014) was twice as fast than the year before (between the fourth quarter of 2012 and the fourth quarter of 2013).

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