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

The unemployment rate in Albania decreased to 14.6 percent in the first three months of 2017 from 16.9 percent a year earlier. The number of unemployed declined by 46 thousand to 96 thousand and the number of employed rose by 42 thousand to 1.067 million. The employment rate went up to 56.3 percent from 54.8 percent a year earlier while the labour force participation was steady at 65.9 percent. In the last quarter f 2016, the jobless rate was 14.5 percent. Unemployment Rate in Albania averaged 15.17 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 Forecast (i)
2016-12-12 10:40 AM Q3 15.2% 15.9% 15.4%
2017-03-10 10:00 AM Q4 14.5% 15.2% 14.6%
2017-06-12 10:00 AM Q1 14.6% 14.5% 14.2%
2017-09-12 10:00 AM Q2 14.6% 13.8%
2017-12-12 10:00 AM Q3 13.6%




Albania Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 14.60 14.50 22.30 12.10 percent [+]
Unemployed Persons 96.00 101.00 301.00 96.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 1067.00 1052.00 1161.00 892.00 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.90 65.70 67.30 57.90 percent [+]
Wages 56500.00 54600.00 56500.00 3084.00 ALL/Month [+]
Minimum Wages 22000.00 22000.00 22000.00 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 56.20 57.10 58.20 47.10 percent [+]


Albania Unemployment Rate Notes

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 June of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
14.60 14.50 22.30 12.10 1993 - 2017 percent Quarterly



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Spain 18.75 Mar/17
Brazil 13.60 Apr/17
Turkey 11.70 Mar/17
Italy 11.10 Apr/17
France 9.60 Mar/17
Euro Area 9.30 Apr/17
Canada 6.60 May/17
Australia 5.50 May/17
Indonesia 5.33 Mar/17
Russia 5.20 May/17
Netherlands 5.10 May/17
India 4.90 Dec/13
United Kingdom 4.60 Apr/17
United States 4.30 May/17
China 3.97 Mar/17
Germany 3.90 Apr/17
South Korea 3.60 May/17
Mexico 3.50 Apr/17
Switzerland 3.10 May/17
Japan 2.80 Apr/17