During the first quarter of 2016, the average rate of employment in OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development) countries was 67.4%.

This was in fact indicated on Monday by the OECD. In Belgium, the rate of employment was only 62.2%. Within the eurozone, the rate of employment increased by 0.2 percentage points to 65.9%.

Belgium still comes towards the bottom of the rankings concerning its rate of employment. Only five OECD countries out of 35, have an even lower employmen...

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