European Union Unemployment Rate  2000-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Unemployment Rate in European Union remained unchanged at 7.70 percent in July from 7.70 percent in June of 2017. Unemployment Rate in European Union averaged 9.04 percent from 2000 until 2017, 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 18916.00 18725.00 26546.00 16099.00 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 3.70 3.80 5.30 2.40 percent [+]
Labour Costs 111.40 103.60 111.70 88.20 Index Points [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 57.50 57.80 57.90 56.30 percent [+]
Part Time Employment 42873.50 42795.20 42873.50 31484.60 Thousand [+]
Population 511.81 510.28 511.81 406.73 Million [+]
Productivity 104.90 103.80 106.90 83.70 Index Points [+]
Retirement Age Men 64.52 64.43 64.58 62.80 [+]
Retirement Age Women 62.63 62.39 62.63 60.78 [+]
Employed Persons 224322.20 225574.00 226004.70 212953.60 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 0.40 0.50 0.60 -0.70 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 175960.30 177044.10 182578.40 167268.40 Thousand [+]
Unemployment Rate 7.70 7.70 11.00 6.80 percent [+]
Wage Growth 2.40 1.50 3.60 0.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 16.90 16.90 24.00 15.10 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 September of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7.70 7.70 11.00 6.80 2000 - 2017 percent Monthly
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unemployment rate by Country

Last
Spain 17.22 Jun/17
Brazil 12.80 Jul/17
Italy 11.30 Jul/17
Turkey 10.20 Jun/17
France 9.50 Jun/17
Euro Area 9.10 Jul/17
Canada 6.20 Aug/17
Australia 5.60 Aug/17
Indonesia 5.33 Mar/17
India 4.90 Dec/13
Russia 4.90 Aug/17
Netherlands 4.70 Aug/17
United States 4.40 Aug/17
United Kingdom 4.30 Jul/17
China 3.95 Jun/17
South Korea 3.80 Aug/17
Germany 3.70 Jul/17
Mexico 3.40 Jul/17
Switzerland 3.00 Aug/17
Japan 2.80 Jul/17