European Union Unemployment Rate  2000-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Unemployment Rate in European Union remained unchanged at 6.80 percent in August from 6.80 percent in July of 2018. Unemployment Rate in European Union averaged 8.93 percent from 2000 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 11 percent in February of 2013 and a record low of 6.80 percent in February of 2008.

European Union Unemployment Rate
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European Union Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployed Persons 16657.00 16823.00 26592.00 16150.00 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 3.20 3.20 5.30 2.40 percent [+]
Labour Costs 114.50 106.60 114.50 88.20 Index Points [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 57.70 58.00 58.20 56.30 percent [+]
Part Time Employment 43034.80 43034.10 43369.70 31484.60 Thousand [+]
Population 512.60 511.52 512.60 406.73 Million [+]
Productivity 106.10 105.20 108.40 83.70 Index Points [+]
Retirement Age Men 64.28 64.21 64.28 62.57 [+]
Retirement Age Women 63.44 63.31 63.44 61.24 [+]
Employed Persons 230485.50 227787.10 230485.50 213001.50 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 0.40 0.50 0.50 -0.70 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 178898.20 179945.30 182620.50 167291.50 Thousand [+]
Unemployment Rate 6.80 6.80 11.00 6.80 percent [+]
Wage Growth 2.60 2.70 3.60 0.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 14.80 14.90 24.00 14.80 percent [+]


European Union Unemployment Rate

In European Union, 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 - European Union Unemployment Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. European Union Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6.80 6.80 11.00 6.80 2000 - 2018 percent Monthly
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unemployment rate by Country
Country Last
South Africa 27.20 Jun/18
Spain 15.30 Jun/18
Brazil 12.10 Aug/18
Turkey 10.80 Jul/18
Italy 9.70 Aug/18
Argentina 9.60 Jun/18
France 9.10 Jun/18
Euro Area 8.10 Aug/18
Saudi Arabia 6.10 Mar/18
Canada 5.90 Sep/18
Indonesia 5.13 Mar/18
Australia 5.00 Sep/18
Russia 4.50 Sep/18
South Korea 4.00 Sep/18
United Kingdom 4.00 Aug/18
China 3.83 Jun/18
Netherlands 3.70 Sep/18
United States 3.70 Sep/18
India 3.52 Dec/17
Mexico 3.50 Aug/18
Germany 3.40 Aug/18
Japan 2.40 Aug/18
Switzerland 2.40 Sep/18
Singapore 2.10 Jun/18


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