Unemployment Rate in Argentina increased to 9.10 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018 from 9 percent in the third quarter of 2018. Unemployment Rate in Argentina averaged 9.40 percent from 2002 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 20.80 percent in the fourth quarter of 2002 and a record low of 5.90 percent in the third quarter of 2015.

Unemployment Rate in Argentina is expected to be 9.20 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployment Rate in Argentina to stand at 9.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Argentina Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 8.70 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-06-21 07:00 PM Unemployment Rate 9.1% 7.2% 7.0%
2018-09-20 07:00 PM Unemployment Rate 9.6% 9.1% 9.4%
2018-12-18 07:00 PM Unemployment Rate 9.0% 9.6% 9.6%
2019-03-21 07:00 PM Unemployment Rate 9.1% 9% 8.10%
2019-06-19 07:00 PM Unemployment Rate 9.1% 9.20%
2019-09-19 07:00 PM Unemployment Rate 9.40%
2019-12-19 10:00 PM Unemployment Rate 9.00%


Argentina Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 9.10 9.00 20.80 5.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 11793.00 11822.00 16100.01 10560.47 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1185.00 1168.00 3406.25 709.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 42.20 42.50 43.40 36.30 percent [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 46.50 46.70 46.90 44.50 percent [+]
Wages 38242.00 39425.00 51348.00 913.00 ARS/Month [+]
Minimum Wages 11900.00 11900.00 11900.00 0.00 ARS/Month [+]
Population 44.50 44.05 44.50 20.68 Million [+]
Living Wage Family 14400.00 12200.00 14400.00 10300.00 ARS/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 10400.00 8560.00 10400.00 6550.00 ARS/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 20500.00 19500.00 20500.00 13300.00 ARS/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 10500.00 10200.00 10500.00 6250.00 ARS/Month [+]
Wage Growth 2.74 3.50 6.33 0.74 percent [+]


Argentina Unemployment Rate

In Argentina, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Argentina Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Argentina Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
9.10 9.00 20.80 5.90 2002 - 2018 percent Quarterly




Country Last Previous
South Africa 27.60 Mar/19
Spain 14.70 Mar/19
Turkey 14.70 Feb/19
Brazil 12.70 Mar/19
Italy 10.20 Mar/19
Argentina 9.10 Dec/18
France 8.70 Mar/19
Euro Area 7.70 Mar/19
Saudi Arabia 6.00 Dec/18
Canada 5.70 Apr/19
Australia 5.20 Apr/19
Indonesia 5.01 Mar/19
Russia 4.70 Apr/19
South Korea 4.10 Apr/19
United Kingdom 3.80 Mar/19
China 3.67 Mar/19
United States 3.60 Apr/19
India 3.53 Dec/18
Netherlands 3.30 Apr/19
Germany 3.20 Mar/19
Mexico 3.20 Mar/19
Japan 2.50 Mar/19
Switzerland 2.40 Apr/19
Singapore 2.20 Mar/19


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