Estonia Unemployment Rate  1989-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Estonia's unemployment rate increased to 7 percent in the second quarter of 2017 from 6.5 percent in the same quarter last year. It was the highest reading since the third quarter 2016, as the number of unemployed went up to 49 thousand (from 45.3 thousand a year ago) while the number of employed decreased to 653.5 thousand (from 657 thousand a year ago). Participation rate increased to 72 percent (from 71.5 percent in the second quarter 2016), reaching its highest level for 20 years. Unemployment Rate in Estonia averaged 8.42 percent from 1989 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 19.50 percent in the first quarter of 2010 and a record low of 0.50 percent in the second quarter of 1989.

Estonia Unemployment Rate
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-02-14 06:00 AM Q4 6.6% 7.5% 6.6%
2017-05-15 05:00 AM Q1 5.6% 6.6% 6.9%
2017-08-14 05:00 AM Q2 7% 5.6% 6.3%
2017-11-14 06:00 AM Q3 7% 5.7%


Estonia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 7.00 5.60 19.50 0.50 percent [+]
Employed Persons 653.50 648.80 839.10 551.60 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 29.45 29.54 95.00 12.00 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 2.50 2.50 8.30 1.40 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 15.70 18.30 40.70 7.90 percent [+]
Labour Costs 128.85 122.26 128.85 29.81 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 4.78 6.02 9.22 0.51 Thousand [+]
Wages 1152.97 1181.50 1181.50 7.35 EUR/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 1115.21 1141.44 1141.44 281.91 EUR/Month [+]
Wage Growth 7.00 7.10 21.20 -6.50 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 470.00 430.00 470.00 79.89 EUR/Month [+]
Population 1.32 1.32 1.57 1.21 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 62.70 62.40 62.70 61.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 63.00 63.00 63.00 63.00 [+]
Full Time Employment 557.90 547.50 599.00 476.80 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 2.80 -1.00 3.40 -5.30 percent [+]
Employment Rate 66.30 65.00 76.50 53.10 percent [+]
Productivity 100.00 112.80 112.80 58.50 Index Points [+]
Part Time Employment 58.50 61.00 62.70 32.40 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 72.00 70.20 72.00 61.20 percent [+]


Estonia Unemployment Rate Notes

In Estonia, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Estonia Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Estonia Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7.00 5.60 19.50 0.50 1989 - 2017 percent Quarterly



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