The labour force or economically active population, includes both employed (employees and self-employed) and unemployed people, but not the economically inactive, such as pre-school children, school children, students and pensioners. The activity rate is the percentage of employed and unemployed people to total population. Note: All estimations are Skills Panorama Team own calculations based on Eurostat data.
The activity rate indicates the percentage of the active population (employed and unemployed people) over the population aged 15+.
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