Armenia Unemployment Rate  1998-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The unemployment rate in Armenia declined to 16.5 percent in the third quarter of 2017 from 17.8 percent in the previous three-month period. It was the lowest jobless rate since the third quarter of 2015, as the number of unemployed persons fell by 21.7 thousand to 204.2 thousand while employment dropped by 8.7 thousand to 1.03 million. The labor force participation rate went up to 63.4 percent from 60.5 percent in the second quarter. Unemployment Rate in Armenia averaged 11.86 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
2017-06-30 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 08:20 AM Unemployment Rate 16.5% 17.8% 17.4%
2018-03-30 10:00 AM Unemployment Rate 16.5% 16.6%
2018-06-29 08:20 AM Unemployment Rate 16.6%
2018-09-28 09:55 AM Unemployment Rate 16.4%


Armenia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 16.50 17.80 20.70 6.30 percent [+]
Unemployed Persons 71.50 72.80 128.00 55.60 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 63.40 60.50 65.90 58.90 percent [+]
Wages 187914.00 190165.00 222818.00 99553.00 AMD/Month [+]
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 179854.00 181809.00 197639.00 102644.00 AMD/Monthly [+]
Employed Persons 1190.00 1056.00 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 January of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
16.50 17.80 20.70 6.30 1998 - 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
Mexico 3.40 Nov/17
Switzerland 3.30 Dec/17
Japan 2.70 Nov/17


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