Armenia Unemployment Rate  1998-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The unemployment rate in Armenia decreased to 17.8 percent in the second quarter of 2017, compared to a 19 percent in the previous period. The number of unemployed persons fell by 2.5 thousand to 225.9 thousand while employed increased by 67 thousand to 1,041.5 thousand. The labor force participation rate went up to 60.5 percent from 58.9 percent. Unemployment Rate in Armenia averaged 11.80 percent from 1998 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 20.70 percent in the first quarter of 2011 and a record low of 6.30 percent in the first quarter of 2008.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-03-31 10:00 AM Unemployment Rate 17.4% 18.1% 19.3%
2017-06-30 08:20 AM Unemployment Rate 19% 17.4% 16.2%
2017-09-29 09:55 AM Unemployment Rate 17.8% 19% 18.8%
2017-12-29 06:00 AM Unemployment Rate 17.8% 16.2%


Armenia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 17.80 19.00 20.70 6.30 percent [+]
Unemployed Persons 73.60 74.40 128.00 55.60 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 60.50 58.90 65.90 58.90 percent [+]
Wages 183643.00 194779.00 194779.00 19475.00 AMD/Year [+]
Minimum Wages 55000.00 55000.00 55000.00 35000.00 AMD/Year [+]
Population 3.00 3.01 3.63 1.87 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 63.00 63.00 63.00 63.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 63.00 63.00 63.00 63.00 [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 178628.00 197639.00 197639.00 102644.00 AMD/Monthly [+]
Employed Persons 671.00 724.00 1365.00 391.00 Thousand [+]


Armenia Unemployment Rate

In Armenia, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides the latest reported value for - Armenia Unemployment Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Armenia Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
17.80 19.00 20.70 6.30 1998 - 2017 percent Quarterly




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