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

Austria's unemployment rate fell to 9.4 percent in December 2017 from 10.3 percent in the same month of the previous year. It was the lowest jobless rate recorded for a December month since 2012, as the number of unemployed declined by 31.7 thousand from a year earlier to 378.7 thousand. Youth unemployment rate dropped to 10.8 percent in December from 12 percent in the previous year. Unemployment Rate in Austria averaged 4.91 percent from 1960 until 2017, 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
2017-11-02 08:15 AM Unemployment Rate 7.9% 7.5% 8.3%
2017-12-01 08:30 AM Unemployment Rate 8.2% 7.9% 8.7%
2018-01-02 09:00 AM Unemployment Rate 9.4% 8.2% 8.3%
2018-02-01 08:00 AM Unemployment Rate 9.4% 9.7%
2018-03-01 09:00 AM Unemployment Rate 9.1%
2018-04-03 08:00 AM Unemployment Rate 8.4%


Austria Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 9.40 8.20 10.90 0.80 percent [+]
Employed Persons 3682.70 3689.30 3740.10 2302.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 378741.00 326876.00 424989.00 22344.00 [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.80 1.90 2.10 0.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 10.30 9.50 13.30 5.00 percent [+]
Labour Costs 111.20 115.80 115.80 83.50 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 54818.00 54745.00 76714.00 11240.00 [+]
Wages 2598.50 2554.60 2598.50 1866.40 EUR/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 132.30 132.30 132.30 75.89 Index Points [+]
Population 8.77 8.69 8.77 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 61.10 60.50 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 1177.40 1170.50 1177.40 553.50 Thousand [+]
Productivity 106.10 104.20 108.90 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 0.40 0.50 0.80 -0.50 percent [+]
Employment Rate 72.90 72.20 72.90 65.30 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 3010.60 2940.30 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 January of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
9.40 8.20 10.90 0.80 1960 - 2017 percent Monthly
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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
Switzerland 3.30 Dec/17
Mexico 3.10 Dec/17
Japan 2.70 Nov/17


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