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The unemployment rate among women was 5.6 percent in Belgium in May, compared to 7.4 percent in May 2017, while in the same period female unemployment in the European Union has decreased from 8 to 7.3 percent.
This means that Belgium has seen a more positive development than the rest of the European Union: in May 2017 female unemployment was 0.6 percent units lower in Belgium than in the EU, now it is 1.7 percent lower.
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