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Economically Active Population Survey (EAPS). Historical series (in thousands).
Revised data.

Quarter Active
persons
Employed Unemployed Activity
rate (%)
Unemployment
rate (%)
Q2 2017 22,727.6 18,813.3 3,914.3 58.84 17.22
Q1 2017 22,693.3 18,438.3 4,255.0 58.78 18.75
Q4 2016 22,745.9 18,508.1 4,237.8 58.95 18.63
Q3 2016 22,848.3 18,527.5 4,320.8 59.28 18.91
Q2 2016 22,875.7 18,301.0 4,574.7 59.41 20.00
Q1 2016 22,821.0 18,029.6 4,791.4 59.29 21.00
Q4 2015 22,873.7 18,094.2 4,779.5 59.43 20.90
Q3 2015 22,899.5 18,048.7 4,850.8 59.50 21.18
Q2 2015 23,015.5 17,866.5 5,149.0 59.79 22.37
Q1 2015 22,899.4 17,454.8 5,444.6 59.45 23.78
Q4 2014 23,026.8 17,569.1 5,457.7 59.77 23.70
Q3 2014 22,931.7 17,504.0 5,427.7 59.53 23.67
Q2 2014 22,975.9 17,353.0 5,622.9 59.63 24.47
Q1 2014 22,883.9 16,950.6 5,933.3 59.46 25.93
Q4 2013 23,070.9 17,135.2 5,935.6 59.86 25.73
Q3 2013 23,173.4 17,230.0 5,943.4 60.04 25.65
Q2 2013 23,207.9 17,160.6 6,047.3 60.00 26.06
Q1 2013 23,308.4 17,030.2 6,278.2 60.18 26.94
Q4 2012 23,360.4 17,339.4 6,021.0 60.23 25.77
Q3 2012 23,491.9 17,667.7 5,824.2 60.55 24.79
Q2 2012 23,489.5 17,758.5 5,731.0 60.50 24.40
Q1 2012 23,433.0 17,765.1 5,667.9 60.31 24.19
Q4 2011 23,440.3 18,153.0 5,287.3 60.29 22.56
Q3 2011 23,482.5 18,484.5 4,998.0 60.44 21.28
Q2 2011 23,466.2 18,622.0 4,844.2 60.44 20.64
Q1 2011 23,347.3 18,426.2 4,921.2 60.16 21.08
Q4 2010 23,377.1 18,674.9 4,702.2 60.25 20.11
Q3 2010 23,404.4 18,819.0 4,585.4 60.37 19.59
Q2 2010 23,406.4 18,751.1 4,655.3 60.41 19.89
Q1 2010 23,270.5 18,652.9 4,617.7 60.09 19.84
Q4 2009 23,225.4 18,890.4 4,335.0 59.99 18.66
Q3 2009 23,219.8 19,098.4 4,121.4 60.05 17.75
Q2 2009 23,293.8 19,154.2 4,139.6 60.30 17.77
Q1 2009 23,302.6 19,284.4 4,018.2 60.39 17.24
Q4 2008 23,262.1 20,055.3 3,206.8 60.35 13.79
Q3 2008 23,157.1 20,556.4 2,600.7 60.23 11.23
Q2 2008 23,032.6 20,646.9 2,385.7 60.07 10.36
Q1 2008 22,810.4 20,620.0 2,190.5 59.67 9.60
Q4 2007 22,659.9 20,717.9 1,942.0 59.47 8.57
Q3 2007 22,559.6 20,753.4 1,806.2 59.50 8.01
Q2 2007 22,354.1 20,580.9 1,773.2 59.23 7.93
Q1 2007 22,130.8 20,267.5 1,863.2 58.90 8.42
Q4 2006 22,014.8 20,195.4 1,819.4 58.88 8.26
Q3 2006 21,857.8 20,091.0 1,766.9 58.74 8.08
Q2 2006 21,726.0 19,891.6 1,834.4 58.63 8.44
Q1 2006 21,521.3 19,578.4 1,942.8 58.30 9.03
Q4 2005 21,369.5 19,509.2 1,860.3 58.08 8.71
Q3 2005 21,205.6 19,422.1 1,783.5 57.86 8.41
Q2 2005 21,129.7 19,160.6 1,969.1 57.86 9.32
Q1 2005 20,857.4 18,736.1 2,121.3 57.38 10.17
Q4 2004 20,667.7 18,490.8 2,176.9 57.12 10.53
Q3 2004 20,448.9 18,289.1 2,199.8 56.93 10.74
Q2 2004 20,266.5 18,018.9 2,247.6 56.55 11.09
Q1 2004 20,080.0 17,770.2 2,309.8 56.24 11.50
Q4 2003 20,017.1 17,740.5 2,276.7 56.25 11.37
Q3 2003 19,893.5 17,646.0 2,247.5 56.15 11.30
Q2 2003 19,639.2 17,423.2 2,216.0 55.65 11.28
Q1 2003 19,421.2 17,092.7 2,238.5 55.28 11.99
Q4 2002 19,224.3 16,991.9 2,232.4 54.95 11.61
Q3 2002 19,115.3 16,919.3 2,196.0 54.92 11.49
Q2 2002 18,870.2 16,766.9 2,103.3 54.48 11.15
Q1 2002 18,635.1 16,482.3 2,152.8 54.06 11.55
Q4 2001 18,292.0 16,348.2 1,943.8 53.41 10.63
Q3 2001 18,164.0 16,294.3 1,869.7 53.22 10.29
Q2 2001 17,932.1 16,076.3 1,855.8 52.73 10.35
Q1 2001 17,814.7 15,866.3 1,948.3 52.57 10.94