Employment rate of persons aged 25-49 by age of youngest child and sex
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Source: UNECE Statistical Database, compiled from national official sources.

The employment rate is the share of employed persons aged 25 to 49 in the population of the corresponding sex and age group.
Data are reported according to the age of the youngest child living in the household. Children living outside the household are not considered.

General note: Data come from the Labour Force Survey (LFS) unless otherwise specified.

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Country: Austria
Break in methodlogy (2004): Break in series due to change in data collection procedure.
Country: Austria
Change in definition (1980): Data refer to the livelihood concept
Country: Austria
Reference period (1980): Data refer to 1984
Country: Belarus
Data refer to age groups 0-2, 3-6, 7-14, 15-17.
Country: Belgium
Change in definition (2005 - 2015): A child is considered as a person below 17 who lives in the household whatever the relation to the reference person may be.
Country: Croatia
Data given for 2013 onwards are calibrated according to the results of the Census 2011 and are not fully comparable with data given for previous years.
Country: Finland
Only children under the age of 18 are considered. The age group 6-16 refers to 6-17, no child refers to no child under 18.
Country: France
Reference area: Metropolitan France
Country: Germany
Break in methodlogy (2005): Until 2004, data refer to one reporting week. From 2005 data are annual average figures.
Country: Greece
Data refer to annual averages.
Country: Ireland
Data refer to 2nd quarter of each year.
Country: Israel
Break in methodlogy (2000): In 1998: 1) Changes in the weighting method; 2) Transition to the 1995 Population Census estimates; See explanations: http://www.cbs.gov.il/www/publications/saka_change/tch_e.pdf
Country: Israel
Break in methodlogy (2001): Changes in the weighting method. See explanations: http://www.cbs.gov.il/www/saka_y/e_intro_f1_comparison-mimi.f
Country: Israel
Break in methodlogy (2009): 1) Update of the definition of the civilian labour force characteristics; 2) Transition to the 2008 Population Census estimates. See explanations: http://www.cbs.gov.il/publications11/1460/pdf/intro05_e.pdf
Country: Israel
Break in methodlogy (2012): 1) Transitiom from a quarterly to a monthly LFS; 2) Changes in the definitions of labour force characteristics (including compulsory and permanent military service into labour force). See explanations: http://www.cbs.gov.il/publications/labour_survey04/labour_f--orce_survey/answer_question_e_2012.pdf
Country: Israel
Change in definition (1980 - 2013): Data refer to age groups 0-1 instead of 0-2; 2-4 instead of 3-5 .
Country: Israel
Change in definition (2005): 1) Update of the definitions of labour force characteristics; 2) Changes in the Standard Industrial Classification of Economic Activities; See explanations: http://www.cbs.gov.il/www/publications/saka_change/tch_e.pdf
Country: Italy
Break in methodlogy (2004): From 2004, there is a break in series due to change in survey and data collection procedure (continuous survey).
Country: Latvia
Change in definition (2002 - 2012): Age 17+&
39; refer to the population aged 17-18.
No child&
39; refer to data on no child or age of the youngest child 19+.
Country: Luxembourg
Reference period (1980): Reference year 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: Portugal
Data from 2011 onwards are not directly comparable with data for the previous years due to new data collection methods used in the Portuguese Labour Force Survey series.
Country: Republic of Moldova
Data exclude the territory of the Transnistria and municipality of Bender
Country: Romania
Break in methodology (2002): Due to the revision of the definitions and the coverage, the data series of 2002-2012 are not perfectly comparable with data series of previous years. Break in series starting with year 2013. For years 2014 onward data were estimated using the resident population. For year 2013 data were estimated based on revised population figures (resident population) in accordance to the 2011 Census results.
Country: Romania
Reference period (1995): Data for 1995 refers to March 1995
Country: Serbia
Data do not cover Kosovo and Metohija.
Country: Switzerland
Break in methodlogy (2010): Change to continuous survey. As of 2010: annual averages
Country: Switzerland
Reference period (1990): Data refer to 1991
Data refer to 2nd quarter
Country: Switzerland
Reference period (1995 - 2009): Data refer to 2nd quarter
Country: Switzerland
Territorial change (1980 - 1990): In 1980, Federal Population Census: resident population. From 1990 and onwards, Labour Force Survey: permanent resident population