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OECD employment rate increases further to 66.9% in the second quarter of 2016

Employment rates
Percentage of the working-age population

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19/10/2016 - The OECD area employment rate – defined as the share of people of working-age in employment – increased to 66.9% in the second quarter of 2016, thus continuing the recovery since early 2011, although at a lower pace (0.1 percentage point) than in the three previous quarters.


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