Albania Unemployment Rate  1993-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The jobless rate in Albania fell to 14.3 percent in the second quarter of 2017 from 15.9 percent a year ago. The male unemployment rate decreased to 15.4 percent from 17 percent a year earlier and for females it dropped to 12.8 percent from 14.5 percent. The employment rate went up to 57.3 percent from 55.3 percent a year earlier and the labour force participation rose to 66.8 percent from 65.8 percent. 20.6 percent of the economically inactive population and at the working age (15 to 64 years old), were fulfilling household duties; 11.6 percent was in retirement or early retirement and 9.1 percent were permanently disabled. Unemployment Rate in Albania averaged 15.16 percent from 1993 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 22.30 percent in the fourth quarter of 1993 and a record low of 12.10 percent in the fourth quarter of 1996.

Albania Unemployment Rate
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-03-10 10:00 AM Unemployment Rate 14.5% 15.2% 14.6%
2017-06-12 10:00 AM Unemployment Rate 14.6% 14.5% 14.2%
2017-09-12 12:55 PM Unemployment Rate 14.3% 14.6% 14.2%
2017-12-12 10:00 AM Unemployment Rate 14.3% 14%


Albania Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 14.30 14.60 22.30 12.10 percent [+]
Employed Persons 1091.00 1067.00 1161.00 892.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 92.00 96.00 301.00 92.00 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.90 65.70 67.30 57.90 percent [+]
Wages 60500.00 56500.00 60500.00 3084.00 ALL/Month [+]
Minimum Wages 24000.00 22000.00 24000.00 1200.00 ALL/Month [+]
Population 2.88 2.89 3.37 1.58 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 60.00 60.00 60.00 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.00 65.00 65.00 65.00 [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 26.60 28.10 34.20 23.60 percent [+]
Employment Rate 57.30 56.30 58.20 47.10 percent [+]


Albania Unemployment Rate

In Albania, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Albania Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Albania Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
14.30 14.60 22.30 12.10 1993 - 2017 percent Quarterly




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