Activity rate from 15 to 64 years of age. By sex

Activity rate from 15 to 64 years of age. By sex 2017
Men Women Total
Catalonia 81.1 73.5 77.3
Spain 78.9 68.8 73.9
Eurozone 78.5 67.8 73.1
European Union 78.9 67.9 73.4
Units: %.
Source Catalonia: Idescat. Source Spain, eurozone and European Union: Eurostat.

Date published: February 5, 2018. Revised series on December 7, 2018.

Methodological note

Activity rate from 15 to 64 years of age is calculated by dividing the number of active persons aged from 15 years to 64 years by the total population of the same age group.

Active persons furnish the labour supply for the production of economic goods and services or who are available and carrying out procedures to start doing so. Active persons comprise people aged 15 years and over who are employed or unemployed.

In the case of Catalonia and Spain, active population comprise people aged 16 years and over. Data come from the INE Economically Active Population Survey.

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