Austria Unemployment Rate  1960-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Austria's unemployment rate declined to 8 percent in May 2017 from 8.5 percent in the same month of the previous year. It was the lowest jobless rate since September 2014, as the number of unemployed persons fell by 16.4 thousand from a year ago to 318 thousand. Unemployment Rate in Austria averaged 4.88 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 Forecast (i)
2017-04-03 08:00 AM Mar 8.9% 10.1% 9%
2017-05-01 07:50 AM Apr 8.6% 8.9% 8.7%
2017-06-01 08:05 AM May 8% 8.6% 8.4%
2017-07-03 07:00 AM Jun 8% 7.9%
2017-08-01 07:00 AM Jul 7.7%
2017-09-01 07:00 AM Aug 8%




Austria Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 8.00 8.60 10.90 0.80 percent [+]
Employed Persons 3605.10 3615.90 3660.40 2302.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 318022.00 337900.00 424989.00 22344.00 [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.90 1.90 2.10 0.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 10.50 10.30 13.30 5.00 percent [+]
Labour Costs 110.40 111.60 115.10 83.50 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 59858.00 55530.00 76714.00 11240.00 [+]
Wages 2598.50 2554.60 2598.50 1866.40 EUR/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 132.00 131.30 132.00 75.89 Index Points [+]
Population 8.69 8.58 8.69 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 [+]
Employment Change 0.40 0.40 0.80 -0.50 percent [+]
Employment Rate 71.80 72.60 72.60 65.30 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 2999.20 3060.10 3093.00 2796.40 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 61.10 62.10 62.10 57.30 percent [+]
Productivity 104.20 108.90 108.90 77.00 Index Points [+]
Part Time Employment 1163.60 1146.10 1163.60 553.50 Thousand [+]
Living Wage Family 1318.50 1350.70 1379.40 1318.50 EUR/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1037.30 1052.50 1064.90 1037.30 EUR/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1690.00 1650.00 1690.00 1270.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 3510.00 3530.00 3530.00 3150.00 EUR/Month [+]


Austria Unemployment Rate Notes

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 June of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
8.00 8.60 10.90 0.80 1960 - 2017 percent Monthly
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unemployment rate by Country

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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