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According to research carried out among 8,000 households by the National Statistics Office of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg (STATEC), the employment rate of individuals aged between 20 and 64 years has risen from 67.5% in 2000 to 70.2% in 2009.
Employment among men has fallen from 80.8% in 2000 to 79% in 2009 whilst employment among women has risen from 53.8% to 61.3% during the same period.
The highest employment levels were registered for the age group of 30 to 54 year olds, where the employment level was 81.4%. The age group of 55 to 64 year olds registered an employment rate of 37.6%.
7.4% of workers were freelancers in 2009. 34.8% of women worked part-time in 2009 compared to only 4.2% of men.
6% of workers were temporary employees in 2009.