Unemployment Rate in European Union remained unchanged at 6.70 percent in November from 6.70 percent in October of 2018. Unemployment Rate in European Union averaged 8.90 percent from 2000 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 11 percent in February of 2013 and a record low of 6.70 percent in September of 2018.

Unemployment Rate in European Union is expected to be 6.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployment Rate in European Union to stand at 5.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the European Union Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 5.40 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

European Union Unemployment Rate
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European Union Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployed Persons 16491.00 16626.00 26589.00 16149.00 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 3.00 3.20 5.30 2.40 percent [+]
Labour Costs 109.50 114.60 114.60 88.20 Index Points [+]
Unemployment Rate 6.70 6.70 11.00 6.70 percent [+]
Wage Growth 2.70 2.80 3.60 0.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 15.20 15.30 24.00 15.10 percent [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 58.10 57.70 58.20 56.30 percent [+]
Part Time Employment 43379.70 43036.10 43379.70 31484.60 Thousand [+]
Population 512.60 511.52 512.60 406.73 Million [+]
Productivity 105.70 106.10 108.40 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 232070.40 230485.50 232070.40 213001.50 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 0.20 0.40 0.50 -0.70 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 181040.60 178906.00 182620.50 167296.10 Thousand [+]


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 January of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6.70 6.70 11.00 6.70 2000 - 2018 percent Monthly
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Country Last Previous
South Africa 27.50 Sep/18
Spain 14.55 Sep/18
Brazil 11.60 Nov/18
Turkey 11.60 Oct/18
Italy 10.50 Nov/18
France 9.10 Sep/18
Argentina 9.00 Sep/18
Euro Area 7.90 Nov/18
Saudi Arabia 6.00 Jun/18
Canada 5.60 Dec/18
Indonesia 5.34 Sep/18
Australia 5.10 Nov/18
Russia 4.80 Nov/18
United Kingdom 4.10 Oct/18
United States 3.90 Dec/18
China 3.80 Dec/18
South Korea 3.80 Dec/18
Netherlands 3.60 Dec/18
India 3.52 Dec/17
Germany 3.30 Nov/18
Mexico 3.30 Nov/18
Switzerland 2.70 Dec/18
Japan 2.50 Nov/18
Singapore 2.10 Sep/18


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