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UNEMPLOYED – EUROSTAT

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French Equivalent: Chômage – Eurostat

Definition:
Unemployed persons are those who, during the reference week:

(a) had no employment, and
(b) were available to start work within the next two weeks, and
(c) had actively sought employment at some time during the previous four weeks.

In addition, unemployed persons include those who had no employment and had already found a job to start later.

Source Publication:
Statistics in focus Theme 3 – 11/1999: Labour force survey – Principal results 1999 p.3.

Cross References:
Unemployed – ILO

Version Indicator: Eurostat

Statistical Theme: Labour statistics - Labour force statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Sunday, November 18, 2001