Germany's seasonally adjusted number of unemployed increased by 4 thousand from a month earlier to 2.289 million in August 2019, in line with market expectations, after rising by 1 thousand in the previous month. The unemployment rate was unchanged at 5.0 percent, remaining close to the lowest since German reunification in 1990. Unemployment Change in Germany averaged -1.45 Thousand from 1992 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 264 Thousand in January of 2005 and a record low of -96 Thousand in May of 2006.

Unemployment Change in Germany is expected to be 9.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployment Change in Germany to stand at 20.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Germany Unemployment Change is projected to trend around 19.00 Thousand in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-05-29 07:55 AM Unemployment Change May 60K -12K -8K -7K
2019-07-01 07:55 AM Unemployment Change Jun -1K 60K -3K 15K
2019-07-31 07:55 AM Unemployment Change Jul 1K 0K 2K 5K
2019-08-29 07:55 AM Unemployment Change Aug 4K 1K 4K 4K
2019-09-30 07:55 AM Unemployment Change Sep 4K 9K
2019-10-30 08:55 AM Unemployment Change Oct
2019-11-29 08:55 AM Unemployment Change Nov


Germany Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.00 3.10 11.50 0.40 percent [+]
Employed Persons 45089.00 45077.00 45131.00 37643.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 2319.41 2275.46 5288.25 84.97 Thousand [+]
Unemployment Change 4.00 1.00 264.00 -96.00 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.30 1.30 6.30 1.30 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 5.60 5.60 15.90 5.60 percent [+]
Productivity 98.20 98.70 105.90 17.00 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 108.22 116.69 116.69 78.67 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 794.92 799.08 891.70 57.80 Thousand [+]
Wages 3932.00 3938.00 3938.00 1832.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 102.70 117.70 186.60 7.70 Index Points [+]
Wage Growth 1.20 1.40 6.00 -2.70 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 9.19 8.84 9.19 8.50 EUR/Hour [+]
Population 82.85 82.52 82.85 72.54 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.67 65.58 65.67 65.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.67 65.58 65.67 65.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 61.50 61.80 61.80 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 11035.40 10915.80 11035.40 6330.60 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 0.10 0.30 0.90 -0.90 percent [+]
Employment Rate 76.30 76.50 76.50 63.60 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 29781.60 29985.00 30031.60 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 September of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.00 1.00 264.00 -96.00 1992 - 2019 Thousand Monthly
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