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

Austria's unemployment rate fell to 7.7 percent in August of 2017 from 8.3 percent a year earlier as the number of unemployed persons went down to 311.5 thousand from 329.9 thousand. In July, the jobless rate was 7.6 percent, still the lowest since September of 2014. Unemployment Rate in Austria averaged 4.89 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
2017-07-03 07:20 AM Unemployment Rate 7.6% 8% 7.9%
2017-08-01 07:35 AM Unemployment Rate 7.6% 7.6% 7.7%
2017-09-01 07:20 AM Unemployment Rate 7.7% 7.6% 7.8%
2017-10-02 07:00 AM Unemployment Rate 7.7% 8%
2017-11-02 08:00 AM Unemployment Rate 8.3%
2017-12-01 08:00 AM Unemployment Rate 8.7%


Austria Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 7.70 7.60 10.90 0.80 percent [+]
Employed Persons 3740.10 3684.00 3740.10 2302.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 311492.00 307200.00 424989.00 22344.00 [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.90 1.90 2.10 0.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 9.70 8.70 13.30 5.00 percent [+]
Labour Costs 115.80 110.40 115.80 83.50 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 61868.00 65038.00 76714.00 11240.00 [+]
Wages 2598.50 2554.60 2598.50 1866.40 EUR/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 132.20 132.10 132.20 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 [+]
Employment Change 0.40 0.50 0.80 -0.50 percent [+]
Employment Rate 71.00 71.80 72.60 65.30 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 2940.30 2999.20 3093.00 2796.40 Thousand [+]
Productivity 104.20 104.20 108.90 77.00 Index Points [+]
Part Time Employment 1170.50 1163.60 1170.50 553.50 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 60.50 61.10 62.10 57.30 percent [+]
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 High Skilled 3510.00 3530.00 3530.00 3150.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1690.00 1650.00 1690.00 1270.00 EUR/Month [+]


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 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7.70 7.60 10.90 0.80 1960 - 2017 percent Monthly
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