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

German seasonally adjusted jobless total fell by 9 thousand to 2.536 million in May 2017, after declining by 15 thousand in April but missing market expectations of a 15 thousand drop. It was the the 22nd straight month of falls in unemployment. The adjusted unemployment rate fell to 5.7 percent, the lowest level since German reunification in 1990. Unemployment Change in Germany averaged -0.80 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 Forecast (i)
2017-03-31 07:55 AM Mar -30K -17K -10K 5K
2017-05-03 07:55 AM Apr -15K -29K -12K -10K
2017-05-31 07:55 AM May -9K -15K -15K -9.8K
2017-06-30 07:55 AM Jun -9K -10K -10.6K
2017-07-31 07:55 AM Jul -12.3K
2017-08-31 07:55 AM Aug -11.5K




Germany Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.90 3.90 11.50 0.40 percent [+]
Employed Persons 44029.00 44000.00 44029.00 37643.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 2497.72 2568.61 5288.20 85.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployment Change -9.00 -15.00 264.00 -97.00 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.60 1.70 6.30 1.60 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 6.80 6.80 15.60 5.70 percent [+]
Productivity 104.70 103.60 105.70 17.00 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 111.34 111.17 111.34 78.63 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 714.40 705.95 891.70 57.80 Thousand [+]
Wages 3745.00 3716.00 3745.00 1832.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 108.50 108.50 173.40 7.70 Index Points [+]
Wage Growth 0.60 1.10 2.70 -1.40 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 8.84 8.50 8.84 8.50 EUR/Hour [+]
Population 82.18 81.20 82.54 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 [+]
Employment Change 0.50 0.40 1.00 -0.80 percent [+]
Employment Rate 75.30 75.00 75.30 63.60 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 29974.90 29797.80 29974.90 26748.40 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 10794.80 10757.00 10794.80 6330.60 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 61.30 61.20 61.30 56.90 percent [+]
Living Wage Family 1428.30 1396.10 1428.30 1334.30 EUR/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1145.70 1141.00 1145.70 1062.40 EUR/Month [+]


Germany Unemployment Change Notes

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 June of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-9.00 -15.00 264.00 -97.00 1992 - 2017 Thousand Monthly
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