Albania Unemployment Rate  1993-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The unemployment rate in Albania fell to 13.6 percent in the third quarter of 2017 from 17.4 percent in the corresponding period of 2016. The male unemployment rate decreased to 14.3 percent from 15.3 percent and for females it dropped to 12.6 percent from 14.0 percent. The employment rate went up to 57.7 percent from 57.1 percent a year earlier. Meanwhile, the labour force participation rate slowed to 67.1 percent from 67.3 percent. The youth unemployment decreased by 1.4 percentage points to 26.0 percent in the third quarter. 22.1 percent of the economically inactive population and at the working age (15 to 64 years old), were fulfilling household duties; 11.0 percent was in retirement or early retirement and 10.0 percent were permanently disabled. Unemployment Rate in Albania averaged 15.14 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.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
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 12:10 PM Unemployment Rate 13.6% 14.3% 14%
2018-03-12 11:00 AM Unemployment Rate 13.6% 13.5%
2018-06-11 10:00 AM Unemployment Rate 13.3%
2018-09-12 10:00 AM Unemployment Rate 13.2%


Albania Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 13.60 14.30 22.30 12.10 percent [+]
Employed Persons 1103.00 1091.00 1161.00 892.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 86.00 92.00 301.00 86.00 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 66.80 65.90 67.30 57.90 percent [+]
Wages 60650.00 60500.00 60650.00 3084.00 ALL/Month [+]
Minimum Wages 24000.00 24000.00 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 26.40 26.60 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 January of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
13.60 14.30 22.30 12.10 1993 - 2017 percent Quarterly




unemployment rate by Country
Country Last
Spain 16.38 Sep/17
Brazil 12.00 Nov/17
Italy 11.00 Nov/17
Turkey 10.30 Oct/17
France 9.70 Sep/17
Euro Area 8.70 Nov/17
Canada 5.70 Dec/17
Australia 5.50 Dec/17
Indonesia 5.50 Sep/17
Russia 5.10 Nov/17
Netherlands 4.40 Dec/17
United Kingdom 4.30 Oct/17
United States 4.10 Dec/17
China 3.95 Sep/17
Germany 3.60 Nov/17
South Korea 3.60 Dec/17
India 3.46 Dec/16
Switzerland 3.30 Dec/17
Mexico 3.10 Dec/17
Japan 2.70 Nov/17


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