Macau Unemployment Rate  1996-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The unemployment rate in Macau fell to 1.9 percent in August-October 2017 from 2 percent in the previous period. It was the lowest jobless rate since the three months to December 2016, as total unemployed persons decreased by 300 to 7.4 thousand while employment fell by 1,400 to 379.8 thousand. Job losses were observed in hotels, restaurants and similar activities and wholesale and retail trade; while gains were seen in gaming and junket. The labor force participation rate was 70.8 percent. Unemployment Rate in Macau averaged 3.78 percent from 1996 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 7.10 percent in June of 2000 and a record low of 1.70 percent in January of 2014.

Macau Unemployment Rate
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-09-27 03:20 AM Unemployment Rate 2% 2% 2%
2017-10-27 03:35 AM Unemployment Rate 2% 2% 2%
2017-11-27 04:25 AM Unemployment Rate 1.9% 2% 2%
2017-12-29 07:00 AM Unemployment Rate 1.9% 2%
2018-01-26 07:00 AM Unemployment Rate
2018-02-27 08:20 AM Unemployment Rate


Macau Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 1.90 2.00 7.10 1.70 percent [+]
Employed Persons 381.20 382.30 399.50 193.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 7.70 7.90 15.00 6.00 Thousand [+]
Population 0.64 0.64 0.64 0.17 Million [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 70.80 71.00 74.40 60.80 percent [+]
Wages 15000.00 15000.00 15000.00 4578.00 MOP/Monthly [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 15000.00 14000.00 15000.00 2656.00 MOP/Monthly [+]


Macau Unemployment Rate

In Macau, 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 - Macao Unemployment Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Macau Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.90 2.00 7.10 1.70 1996 - 2017 percent Monthly




unemployment rate by Country
Country Last
Spain 16.38 Sep/17
Brazil 12.20 Oct/17
Italy 11.10 Oct/17
Turkey 10.60 Sep/17
France 9.70 Sep/17
Euro Area 8.80 Oct/17
Canada 5.90 Nov/17
Indonesia 5.50 Sep/17
Australia 5.40 Nov/17
Russia 5.10 Oct/17
Netherlands 4.50 Oct/17
United Kingdom 4.30 Oct/17
United States 4.10 Nov/17
China 3.95 Sep/17
South Korea 3.70 Nov/17
Germany 3.60 Oct/17
Mexico 3.50 Oct/17
India 3.46 Dec/16
Switzerland 3.10 Nov/17
Japan 2.80 Oct/17