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72.4% of people in the European Union (EU) aged between 20-64 years were employed

Modest upturn in employment in Q3/2020

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The FINANCIAL -- In the third quarter of 2020, 72.4% of people in the European Union (EU) aged between 20-64 years were employed, up 0.3 percentage points (pp) from the previous quarter (seasonally adjusted data). The third quarter of 2020 was characterised by the reduction in restrictions imposed to contain COVID-19 across many countries and a subsequent upturn in economic activity. However, the level of employment failed to return to the level before the start of the COVID-19 pandemic (in the fourth quarter of 2019) when 73.1% of people were employed.…

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Modest upturn in employment in Q3/2020

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The FINANCIAL -- In the third quarter of 2020, 72.4% of people in the European Union (EU) aged between 20-64 years were employed, up 0.3 percentage points (pp) from the previous quarter (seasonally adjusted data). The third quarter of 2020 was characterised by the reduction in restrictions imposed to contain COVID-19 across many countries and…