Labour force stats – Europe

Labour Force Survey 2013: Eurostat

In 2013 in the EU28 these were:

  • 216.4 million personsĀ in employment
  • 26.2 million unemployed
  • 137.2 million economically inactive
  • 43.7 million of those in employment were part-time workers, of which 9.9 million (23% of part-time workers) are underemployed, meaning they wished to work more hours and were available to do so