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Germany — Employment declines by -0.3% in February 2010

02 April 2010

According to provisional results from the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis), the number of persons in employment living in Germany amounted to 39.8 million in February 2010, a decrease of -138,000 persons or -0.3% compared to February 2009.

In January 2010, the number of persons in employment had been -0.4% below the previous year's level.


In February 2010, the number of persons in employment rose by +45,000 or +0.1% on the preceding month. After seasonal adjustment, there was a smaller increase of +16 000 persons (+0.0%) compared with January 2010.

Annual results and more monthly results, including the number of unemployed according to an internationally comparable concept, can be accessed here

 

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