Austria Unemployment Rate  1960-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The unemployment rate in Austria dropped to 7 percent in August of 2018 from 7.7 percent in the same month of the previous year, as the number of unemployed persons declined by 23.3 thousand to 288.2 thousand. Among genders, the unemployment fell by 14.9 thousand to 149 thousand for men and by 8.4 thousand to 139 thousand for women. Also, the youth unemployment rate went down to 11 percent from 11.6 percent in August of 2017. In July 2018, the jobless rate was lower at 6.9 percent. Unemployment Rate in Austria averaged 4.94 percent from 1960 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 10.90 percent in January of 2016 and a record low of 0.80 percent in August of 1974.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-07-02 07:30 AM Unemployment Rate 6.8% 7.1% 7.2%
2018-08-01 07:15 AM Unemployment Rate 6.9% 6.8% 6.7%
2018-09-03 07:20 AM Unemployment Rate 7% 6.9% 7.1%
2018-10-01 07:30 AM Unemployment Rate 7% 7%
2018-11-02 08:30 AM Unemployment Rate 7.3%
2018-12-03 08:30 AM Unemployment Rate 7.4%


Austria Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 7.00 6.90 10.90 0.80 percent [+]
Employed Persons 3811.60 3827.90 3827.90 2302.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 288186.00 282583.00 424989.00 22344.00 [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.70 1.80 2.10 0.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 9.40 10.00 13.40 5.00 percent [+]
Labour Costs 118.70 113.30 118.70 83.50 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 79354.00 79099.00 79354.00 11240.00 [+]
Wages 2646.00 2598.50 2646.00 1866.40 EUR/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 135.80 135.80 135.80 75.89 Index Points [+]
Population 8.82 8.77 8.82 7.03 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 60.00 60.00 60.00 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.00 65.00 65.00 65.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 60.80 61.40 62.10 57.30 percent [+]
Living Wage Family 1660.00 1910.00 1960.00 1660.00 EUR/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1010.00 1120.00 1150.00 1010.00 EUR/Month [+]
Part Time Employment 1184.60 1171.80 1184.60 553.50 Thousand [+]
Productivity 105.80 104.20 109.50 77.00 Index Points [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1630.00 1830.00 1840.00 1630.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 3580.00 3880.00 3880.00 3580.00 EUR/Month [+]
Employment Change 0.50 0.50 0.70 -0.50 percent [+]
Employment Rate 72.00 72.70 72.90 65.30 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 2991.20 3042.90 3093.00 2796.40 Thousand [+]


Austria Unemployment Rate

In Austria, 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 - Austria Unemployment Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Austria Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7.00 6.90 10.90 0.80 1960 - 2018 percent Monthly
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China 3.83 Jun/18
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Mexico 3.50 Jul/18
Germany 3.40 Jul/18
Japan 2.50 Jul/18
Switzerland 2.40 Aug/18
Singapore 2.10 Jun/18


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