Seventy percent of the global workforce will be shared equally by Generation X and Generation Y by 2020, with forecasts suggesting that Generation Z will make up nearly a quarter of the workforce as they start to enter adulthood.
Employment rates in industrialized countries
In member countries of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), employment rates range between 50 and 85 percent of the working age population. Northern European countries such as Iceland, Sweden, and Denmark have some of the highest employment rates, along with New Zealand and Japan. Italy, Greece, and Turkey had the lowest employment rates in OECD countries.
According to the source, this data is "based on an analysis of UN population data. The term 'Millennial' is interchangeable with 'Generation Y' and refers to
those born between 1982 and 1996, ages 20-34."
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