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

Austria's unemployment rate went down to 8.0 percent in March of 2018 from 8.9 percent in the same month of the previous year. It was the lowest jobless rate recorded for a March month since 2013, as the number of unemployed decreased by 32.2 thousand from a year earlier to 321.9 thousand. Also, youth unemployment rate fell to 10 percent in March compared to 11 percent in the same month of 2017. Unemployment Rate in Austria averaged 4.93 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
2018-02-01 09:00 AM Unemployment Rate 9.5% 9.4% 9.7%
2018-03-01 08:30 AM Unemployment Rate 9% 9.5% 9.1%
2018-04-03 07:30 AM Unemployment Rate 8% 9.1% 8.4%
2018-05-02 07:00 AM Unemployment Rate 8% 8.2%
2018-06-01 07:30 AM Unemployment Rate 7.6%
2018-07-03 07:30 AM Unemployment Rate 7.2%


Austria Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 8.00 9.10 10.90 0.80 percent [+]
Employed Persons 3662.10 3648.70 3740.10 2302.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 321903.00 364650.00 424989.00 22344.00 [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.80 1.90 2.10 0.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 9.80 9.50 13.30 5.00 percent [+]
Labour Costs 112.20 111.20 115.80 83.50 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 65877.00 62867.00 76714.00 11240.00 [+]
Wages 2646.00 2598.50 2646.00 1866.40 EUR/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 134.30 134.30 134.30 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 61.40 61.80 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 [+]
Productivity 109.50 106.10 109.50 77.00 Index Points [+]
Part Time Employment 1171.80 1147.30 1177.40 553.50 Thousand [+]
Wages High Skilled 3580.00 3880.00 3880.00 3580.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1630.00 1830.00 1840.00 1630.00 EUR/Month [+]
Employment Change 0.60 0.40 0.80 -0.50 percent [+]
Employment Rate 72.70 72.90 72.90 65.30 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 3042.90 3080.50 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 April of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
8.00 9.10 10.90 0.80 1960 - 2018 percent Monthly
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unemployment rate by Country
Country Last
Spain 16.55 Dec/17
Brazil 12.60 Feb/18
Italy 10.90 Feb/18
Turkey 10.80 Jan/18
France 8.90 Dec/17
Euro Area 8.50 Feb/18
Canada 5.80 Mar/18
Australia 5.50 Mar/18
Indonesia 5.50 Sep/17
Russia 5.00 Mar/18
United Kingdom 4.20 Feb/18
United States 4.10 Mar/18
South Korea 4.00 Mar/18
China 3.90 Dec/17
Netherlands 3.90 Mar/18
India 3.52 Dec/17
Germany 3.50 Feb/18
Mexico 3.20 Feb/18
Switzerland 2.90 Mar/18
Japan 2.50 Feb/18


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