Core employment (%), by age, 2018

The chart below shows how the share of specific flexible labour market indicators developed in 2018. It shows the share of all workers (employees and self-employed) who have full-time, dependent employment with a permanent contract.

In light of the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union on 31 January 2020, it should be noted that much data published on the Eurofound website continues to include the 28 EU Member States, as the UK was included in earlier research. This will be progressively amended to reflect the current composition of the 27 EU Member States.