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Employment

Inhabitants and employment (national concept) Germany1 in 1,000
YearPopulation2Economically
active
population
Unemployed
persons3
Employed persons
totalEmployeesSelf-employed4

2014 to 2017 preliminary results.

Source: Results of employment accounts according to national accounts definitions.
1 Until 1990 former territory of the Federal Republic.
2 Results of current population statistics based on previous censuses until a complete time series based on the 2011 census is available.
The figures for 1970 and 1987 are results of the respective population censuses.
3 Results of the Labour Force Survey; persons in private households aged 15 to 74 years.
Calibration marginals do not take into account population figures based on the 2011 census.
4 Including family workers.

Status: 31 January 2018

201782,71345,8221,63344,18939,8814,308
201682,34945,3181,77443,54439,2114,333
201581,68744,9401,95042,99038,6314,359
201480,98344,6982,09042,60838,1964,412
201380,64644,4392,18242,25737,7914,466
201280,42644,2302,22442,00637,4464,560
201180,27543,9332,39941,53436,9714,563
201080,28443,8042,82140,98336,4964,487
200980,48343,9433,09840,84536,3604,485
200880,76443,8233,01840,80536,3024,503
200780,99243,7323,47340,25935,7324,527
200681,17343,6634,10439,55935,0764,483
200581,33743,7264,50639,22034,8104,410
200481,45643,3454,12739,21834,9604,258
200381,54942,8853,81039,07534,9534,122
200281,57842,8743,37639,49835,4384,060
200181,51742,7263,05939,66735,6554,012
200081,45742,9063,11439,79235,7973,995
199981,42242,2933,36638,92734,9423,985
199881,44641,9973,68238,31534,3553,960
199781,51041,6253,76437,86133,9503,911
199681,46641,3613,47137,89034,0363,854
199581,30841,0903,20537,88534,0883,797
199481,14741,0863,30637,78034,0343,746
199380,94640,8363,05037,78634,1203,666
199280,50040,8792,57338,30634,6983,608
199179,97341,0232,17238,85135,2883,563
199063,25431,8291,42330,40627,3013,105
198962,06331,1701,59529,57526,4943,081
198861,45030,7951,76029,03525,9793,056
198761,07730,3911,75928,63225,5713,061
198661,06630,0441,80728,23725,1533,084
198561,02429,6831,97627,70724,6463,061
198461,17529,2511,93027,32124,2623,059
198361,42328,9341,85027,08424,0273,057
198261,63828,6341,30227,33224,2413,091
198161,68228,32979827,53124,4073,124
198061,56627,97848327,49524,3413,154
197961,35927,53348427,04923,8813,168
197861,32727,10956626,54323,3023,241
197761,40026,88460026,28422,9883,296
197661,53126,86163426,22722,8023,425
197561,82926,94761326,33422,7383,596
197462,05427,35834627,01223,2713,741
197361,97627,47920827,27123,3933,878
197261,67227,13117726,95422,9863,968
197161,30226,94313226,81122,7184,093
197060,65126,79810326,69522,3544,341

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