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Source: UNECE Statistical Database, compiled from national official sources.

Definition:
The employed are all the persons above a specified age who, during a specified brief period, either one week or one day, were in the following categories:
(a) paid employment:
(a1) at work: persons who, during the reference period, performed some work for wage or salary, in cash or in kind;
(a2) with a job but not at work: persons who, having already worked in their present job, were temporarily not at work during the reference period and had a formal attachment to their job;
(b) self-employment:
(b1) at work: persons who, during the reference period, performed some work for profit or family gain, in cash or in kind;
(b2) with an enterprise but not at work: persons with an enterprise, which may be a business enterprise, a farm or a service undertaking, who were temporarily not at work during the reference period for any specific reason.
For additional information, see the International Conference of Labour Statisticians (ICLS).
The private sector covers private corporations (including those in foreign control), households and Non-Profit Institutions Serving Households (NPISHs).
The public sector covers all sub-sectors of general government (mainly central, state and local government units, together with social security funds imposed and controlled by those units) and public corporations, i.e. corporations which are subject to control by government units (usually defined by the government owning the majority of shares).

General note: Data come from the Labour Force Survey (LFS) unless otherwise specified. Data from the LFS and from population censuses normally comply with the definition above.
Country: Armenia
2007 data refer to population aged 16-75.
Break in methodlogy (2008): since 2008 data refer to population aged 15-75.
Break in methodlogy(2001, 2002): For the periods of 1980-2000 and 2002-2006 data on employment are based on integrated data received from various sources. For 2001 data are from Population Census.
Break in methodlogy (2007): From 2007 to 2013 data are based on the Integrated Survey of the Household Living Standards.
Break in methodlogy (2014): Since 2014 data are based on the Labour Force Survey.
Country: Austria
Break in methodlogy (2004): Break in series due to change in data collection procedure.
Country: Azerbaijan
Data are based on Population Census, establishment survey and registers
Country: Belarus
Data are based on administrative registers. Data for private sector include corporations with mixed ownership.
2010: changes in methodology
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Additional information (1990 - 2008): Data are based on administrative records and related sources
Country: Bulgaria
Change in definition (2003 - 2012): Annual average data
Country: Bulgaria
Reference period (1990): Data refer to 1993 (September).
Country: Bulgaria
Reference period (1995 - 2002): Data refer to June of the corresponding year
Country: Canada
Data for not stated refers to self-employed.
Country: Croatia
Data given for 2009 onwards are calibrated according to the results of the Census 2011 and are not fully comparable with data given for previous years.
Country: Cyprus
Change in definition (1980 - 2008): Data refer to full-time equivalent (FTE) employment. Data are based on official estimates
Country: Cyprus
Reference period (1980): Data refer to 1981
Country: Cyprus
Territorial change (1980 - 2008): Data cover the area controlled by the Republic of Cyprus
Country: Czechia
Break in methodlogy (1990 - 2008): Data are based on Labour Force Survey, enterprise survey and registers
Country: Denmark
Data are based on administrative records and related sources
Country: France
Reference area: Metropolitan France
Country: France
Data are based on Labour Force Survey, enterprise survey and registers
Country: Georgia
Data do not cover Abkhazia and South Ossetia (Tshinvali).
Country: Germany
Additional information (1995 - 2007): Data are based on Labour Force Survey, enterprise survey and registers
Country: Greece
Data refer to annual averages.
Country: Hungary
Data are based on Labour Force Survey, enterprise survey and registers.
Private sector : data include corporations with mixed ownership.
Country: Ireland
Data are based on administrative registers.
2008 : break in series due to change in methodology. The series previously published up to 2008 was derived from the Quarterly Public Sector inquiry (QPI). The data from 2008,2009 and 2010 is now generated from the Earnings,Hours and Employment Cost Survey (EHECS)There are different methodologies used in both.They are as follows: The QPI was data generated from one reference period in the quarter.The EHECS survey is an average over the full quarter. The QPI had some whole time equivalents in the data ,EHECS uses a head count. The data from EHECS will therefore be higher
Country: Israel
Change in definition (2000 - 2008): Data on public sector refer to General Government only.
Country: Italy
Additional information (1990 - 2008): Data are based on Labour Force Survey, enterprise survey and registers
Country: Kyrgyzstan
Additional information (1995 - onwards): Data for private sector are obtained by subtracting the number of employed in public sector from the total number of employed.
Country: Latvia
Change in definition (1995 - 2001): Data refer to the population aged 15+.
Country: Latvia
Change in definition (2002 - 2012): Data refer to the population aged 15-74.
Country: Latvia
Reference period (1995): Data refer to 1996.
Country: Luxembourg
Change in definition (1990 - 2008): There is no sector variable in the LFS. The public sector is defined as the sum of the NACE rev1 sections L and M
Country: Luxembourg
Change in definition (2009 - 2012): There is no sector variable in the LFS. The public sector is defined as the sum of the NACE rev2 sections O and P
Country: Luxembourg
Reference period (1980): Data refer to 1983
Country: Poland
Data are not fully comparable with the results of the surveys prior to 2010 as persons staying outside households for 12 months or longer are excluded from the survey (previously over 3 months).
Country: Romania
Mixed sector - included in ''private sector'' for years 2007 onward; for year 1995-2006 mixed sector is included in the ''sector not stated'' row. Break in series starting with year 2009. For years 2014 onward data were estimated using the resident population. For years 2009-2013 data were estimated based on revised population figures (resident population) in accordance to the 2011 Census results.
Country: Serbia
Data do not cover Kosovo and Metohija.
Country: Slovakia
Data are based on Labour Force Survey, enterprise survey and registers.
Country: Slovenia
Data come from the Slovenian Statistical Register of Employment and cover persons who hold paid employment, self-empoyed persons who have compulsory social insurance and trainees. Data do not cover persons working abroad.
Country: Sweden
Break in methodlogy (2004 - 2005): For "Employment Public/private sector not stated" persons working abroad are included in 2005 and forward but seen as outside the labor force in 2004 and before.
Country: Switzerland
Break in methodlogy (2010): Change to continuous survey. As of 2010: annual averages
Country: Switzerland
Change in definition (1980 - 1990): Sector not stated : data include trainees.
Country: Switzerland
Reference period (2000 - 2009): Data refer to 2nd quarter
Country: Tajikistan
Change in definition (2004): Data include working migrants
Country: Turkey
Break in methodlogy (2004): Data are revised according to the 2008 population projections.
Country: Ukraine
From 2014 data cover the territories under the government control.
Country: Ukraine
For 2000-2011 data compiled according ISIC 3 Rev.1, since 2012 ISIC 4 is in use
Country: Ukraine
Data do not cover the area of radioactive contamination from the Chernobyl disaster.

Information

Unit
Employed (in thousands):
Persons
Percent of corresponding total for both sexes:
Percent
Percent of corresponding total for both sectors:
Percent
Contact
Employed (in thousands):
Gender Statistics, UNECE/STAT
Tel: -
E-mail: gender.stats@unece.org
Latest update
Employed (in thousands):
12/14/2016
Percent of corresponding total for both sexes:
12/14/2016
Percent of corresponding total for both sectors:
12/14/2016
Data type
Employed (in thousands):
Stock
Percent of corresponding total for both sexes:
Average
Percent of corresponding total for both sectors:
Average
Creation date
7/22/2017
Source
UNECE Statistical Division Database
Matrix
c0000463