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

The unemployment rate in Austria fell to 6.8 percent in June of 2018 from 7.6 percent in the same month of the previous year. It was the lowest jobless rate since July of 2013, as the number of unemployed persons fell by 29.3 thousand to 274.7 thousand. Among genders, the unemployment declined by 18.1 thousand to 146.4 thousand for men and by 11.2 thousand to 128.3 thousand for women. Also, the youth unemployment rate went down to 10 percent from 10.7 percent in June of 2017. In May 2018, the jobless rate was higher at 7.1 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
2018-05-02 07:30 AM Unemployment Rate 7.7% 8% 8.2%
2018-06-01 07:30 AM Unemployment Rate 7.1% 7.7% 7.6%
2018-07-02 07:30 AM Unemployment Rate 6.8% 7.1% 7.2%
2018-08-01 07:30 AM Unemployment Rate 6.8% 7.1%
2018-09-03 07:30 AM Unemployment Rate 7.2%
2018-10-02 07:30 AM Unemployment Rate 7.4%


Austria Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 6.80 7.10 10.90 0.80 percent [+]
Employed Persons 3737.00 3700.70 3740.10 2302.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 274667.00 286147.00 424989.00 22344.00 [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.70 1.80 2.10 0.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 10.20 9.90 13.40 5.00 percent [+]
Labour Costs 113.30 112.20 115.80 83.50 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 79114.00 75568.00 79114.00 11240.00 [+]
Wages 2646.00 2598.50 2646.00 1866.40 EUR/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 135.70 135.30 135.70 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 104.20 109.50 109.50 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 0.60 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 July of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6.80 7.10 10.90 0.80 1960 - 2018 percent Monthly
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unemployment rate by Country
Country Last
Spain 16.74 Mar/18
Brazil 12.70 May/18
Italy 10.70 May/18
Turkey 9.60 Apr/18
France 9.20 Mar/18
Euro Area 8.40 May/18
Canada 6.00 Jun/18
Australia 5.40 May/18
Indonesia 5.13 Mar/18
Russia 4.70 May/18
United Kingdom 4.20 May/18
United States 4.00 Jun/18
Netherlands 3.90 May/18
China 3.89 Mar/18
South Korea 3.70 Jun/18
India 3.52 Dec/17
Germany 3.40 May/18
Mexico 3.20 May/18
Switzerland 2.40 Jun/18
Japan 2.20 May/18


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