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

The unemployment rate in Armenia decreased to 17.4 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016 compared to 19.5 percent in the previous period. It was the lowest jobless rate since the third quarter of 2015 as the number of unemployed persons fell by 41.1 thousand to 212.3 thousand while employed fell by 37.7 thousand to 1009.1 thousand. The labor force participation rate went down to 60.7 percent from 61.8 percent. Unemployment Rate in Armenia averaged 11.55 percent from 1998 until 2016, 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 Forecast (i)
2016-09-30 10:00 AM Q2 18.4% 18.2% 17.1%
2016-12-30 08:30 AM Q3 18.1% 18.4% 17.2%
2017-03-31 10:00 AM Q4 17.4% 18.1% 19.3%
2017-06-30 10:00 AM Q1 17.4% 16.2%
2017-09-29 06:00 AM Q2 16.6%
2017-12-29 06:00 AM Q3 16.2%




Armenia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 17.40 18.10 20.70 6.30 percent [+]
Unemployed Persons 79.70 80.70 128.00 55.60 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 60.70 63.20 65.90 59.20 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 [+]
Employed Persons 812.00 767.00 1365.00 391.00 Thousand [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 184124.00 172837.00 193951.00 102644.00 AMD/Monthly [+]


Armenia Unemployment Rate Notes

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 June of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
17.40 18.10 20.70 6.30 1998 - 2016 percent Quarterly



unemployment rate by Country

Last
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