Definition: Employed persons

Regional statistics

Employed persons are all persons aged 15 and over (16 and over in ES and UK, 15 to 74 in DK, EE, HU, LV, SE and FI and 16-74 in IS and NO) who, during the reference week, worked at least one hour for pay, profit or family gain, or were not at work but had a job or business from which they were temporarily absent.
Eurostat, "The European Union Labour Force Survey webpage on concepts and definitions"

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