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Table 2 Employment rate by country and education, 50–64 years old

From: Old-age employment and hours of work trends: empirical analysis for four European countries

Education Women Men
1997–2001 (%) 2002–2006 (%) 2007–2011 (%) 1997–2001 (%) 2002–2006 (%) 2007–2011 (%)
Belgium
 Low 17.3 22.1 27.3 38.4 42.4 45.1
 Medium 32.8 40.6 47.2 60.4 61.3 62.1
 High 49.8 53.1 59.2 73.0 71.0 74.1
France
 Low 34.4 40.6 41.3 44.5 49.7 48.1
 Medium 47.2 52.8 54.9 57.8 60.2 58.5
 High 62.7 63.7 63.5 74.0 74.1 72.2
Germany
 Low 33.8 42.0 46.2 54.5
 Medium 48.1 58.6 59.2 69.1
 High 65.7 74.3 74.6 81.8
The Netherlands
 Low 26.1 33.2 39.2 55.0 61.3 64.8
 Medium 42.7 51.3 59.3 65.7 68.6 72.7
 High 59.7 65.3 71.8 75.8 76.4 80.1
  1. Source: authors’ calculations based on the EU-LFS micro-data