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OECD employment rate increases to 65.7% in third quarter of 2014

Employment rates
% of the working-age population

 

19/01/2015 - The OECD area employment rate – defined as the share of people of working-age who are in employment – increased by 0.1 percentage point to 65.7% in the third quarter of 2014. The OECD employment rate is 0.5 percentage point higher than one year before, but still 0.8 percentage point below its level in the second quarter of 2008.  

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