The unemployment rate in Austria fell to 7 percent in November of 2021 from 9.5 percent in the corresponding month of the previous year, amid the ongoing economic recovery from the pandemic crisis. The number of people registered as unemployed declined by 101,518 to 289,340. source: Public Employment Service Austria (AMS)

Unemployment Rate in Austria averaged 5.12 percent from 1960 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 12.80 percent in April of 2020 and a record low of 0.80 percent in August of 1974. 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 - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2021.

Unemployment Rate in Austria is expected to be 7.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Austria Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 7.90 percent in 2022 and 8.00 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Austria Unemployment Rate


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-11-02 09:15 AM Oct 6.5% 6.5% 7%
2021-12-01 09:00 AM Nov 7% 6.5% 6.7%
2022-01-04 08:30 AM Dec 7%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 7.00 6.50 percent Nov/21
Unemployed Persons 289340.00 269514.00 Nov/21
Long Term Unemployment Rate 2.10 2.30 percent Jun/21
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.00 9.40 percent Oct/21
Employment Rate 71.60 70.50 percent Jun/21

News Stream
Austria November Jobless Rate Falls to 7%
The unemployment rate in Austria fell to 7 percent in November of 2021 from 9.5 percent in the corresponding month of the previous year, amid the ongoing economic recovery from the pandemic crisis. The number of people registered as unemployed declined by 101,518 to 289,340.
2021-12-01
Austria October Jobless Rate Down to 6.5%
The unemployment rate in Austria fell to 6.5 percent in October of 2021 from 8.7 percent in the corresponding month of the previous year. It was the lowest jobless rate since July of 2019 amid the ongoing economic recovery from the pandemic crisis, helped by the vaccination campaign and easing Covid-19 restrictions. The number of people registered as unemployed declined by 88,882 to 269,514.
2021-11-02
Austria Jobless Rate at 2-Year Low
The unemployment rate in Austria declined to 6.5 percent in September of 2021 from 8.4 percent in the corresponding month of the previous year. IIt was the lowest jobless rate since July of 2019 amid the ongoing economic recovery from the pandemic crisis, helped by the vaccination campaign and the lifting of restrictions. The number of people registered as unemployed dropped by 77,657 to 269,250, the lowest since June of 2019. Meanwhile, the number of employed persons rose by 82,000 to 3,881,000.
2021-10-01

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.