Germany Unemployment Change  1992-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

German seasonally adjusted jobless total fell by 11 thousand to 2.495 million in October of 2017, following a downwardly revised 22 thousand drop in September and slightly better than market expectations of a 10 thousand decline. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was unchanged at 5.6 percent, remaining the lowest level since German reunification in 1990. Separate data from the federal statistical office released earlier in the week showed the harmonised unemployment rate was 3.6 percent in September, unchanged from August's 37-year low. Unemployment Change in Germany averaged -0.92 Thousand from 1992 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 264 Thousand in January of 2005 and a record low of -97 Thousand in May of 2006.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-08-31 07:55 AM Unemployment Change -5K -9K -6K -7K
2017-09-29 07:55 AM Unemployment Change -23K -6K -5K -6.2K
2017-11-02 08:55 AM Unemployment Change -11K -22K -10K -12K
2017-11-30 08:55 AM Unemployment Change -11K -6.5K


Germany Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.60 3.60 11.50 0.40 percent [+]
Employed Persons 44303.00 44281.00 44303.00 37643.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 2388.71 2448.91 5288.20 85.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployment Change -11.00 -22.00 264.00 -97.00 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.70 1.60 6.30 1.60 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 6.40 6.50 15.90 5.70 percent [+]
Productivity 106.40 105.00 106.40 17.00 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 111.97 111.34 111.97 78.63 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 663.04 683.67 891.70 57.80 Thousand [+]
Wages 3745.00 3716.00 3745.00 1832.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 110.30 160.90 173.40 7.70 Index Points [+]
Wage Growth 1.20 0.60 2.70 -1.40 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 8.84 8.50 8.84 8.50 EUR/Hour [+]
Population 82.80 82.18 82.80 72.54 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.42 65.37 65.42 65.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.42 65.37 65.42 65.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 60.80 61.30 61.30 56.90 percent [+]
Living Wage Family 1990.00 1960.00 1990.00 1770.00 EUR/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1240.00 1210.00 1240.00 1060.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 2050.00 2100.00 2100.00 1950.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 3550.00 3550.00 3550.00 3400.00 EUR/Month [+]
Part Time Employment 10849.50 10729.20 10849.50 6330.60 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 0.30 0.50 1.00 -0.80 percent [+]
Employment Rate 74.80 74.60 75.30 63.60 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 29310.80 29792.00 29792.00 26748.40 Thousand [+]


Germany Unemployment Change

In German, unemployment change measures the absolut change in the number of unemployed people in the reporting month. This page provides the latest reported value for - Germany Unemployment Change - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Germany Unemployment Change - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-11.00 -22.00 264.00 -97.00 1992 - 2017 Thousand Monthly
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