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

The unemployment rate in Macau stood at 2.0 percent in the three months to August of 2017, the same as in the prior period. Total unemployed persons decreased by 100 to 7.9 thousand while employment rose by 100 to 384.2 thousand. Job gains were observed in gaming and junket (81.1 thousand from 80.1 thousand). On the other hand, job declines were seen in construction (33.1 thousand from 34.2 thousand); wholesale & retail trade (45.5 thousand from 47.0 thousand); hotels and similar activities (31.2 thousand from 31.9 thousand) while job was steady for restaurant and similar activities (24.5 thousand). The labor force participation rate was 71.5 percent, up by 0.1 percentage points. Unemployment Rate in Macau averaged 3.79 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.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-07-27 03:30 AM Unemployment Rate 2% 2% 2.1%
2017-08-28 03:20 AM Unemployment Rate 2% 2% 2%
2017-09-27 03:20 AM Unemployment Rate 2% 2% 2%
2017-10-27 05:00 AM Unemployment Rate 2% 2%
2017-11-28 07:00 AM Unemployment Rate 2%
2017-12-29 07:00 AM Unemployment Rate 2%


Macau Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 2.00 2.00 7.10 1.70 percent [+]
Employed Persons 382.30 379.50 399.50 193.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 7.90 7.90 15.00 6.00 Thousand [+]
Population 0.64 0.64 0.64 0.17 Million [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 71.50 71.40 74.40 60.80 percent [+]
Wages 15000.00 15000.00 15000.00 4578.00 MOP/Monthly [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 14000.00 14000.00 14000.00 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 October of 2017.

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




unemployment rate by Country

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Spain 17.22 Jun/17
Brazil 12.60 Aug/17
Italy 11.20 Aug/17
Turkey 10.70 Jul/17
France 9.50 Jun/17
Euro Area 9.10 Aug/17
Canada 6.20 Sep/17
Australia 5.50 Sep/17
Indonesia 5.33 Mar/17
Russia 5.00 Sep/17
Netherlands 4.70 Sep/17
United Kingdom 4.30 Aug/17
United States 4.20 Sep/17
China 3.95 Jun/17
South Korea 3.70 Sep/17
Germany 3.60 Aug/17
Mexico 3.60 Sep/17
India 3.46 Dec/16
Switzerland 3.00 Sep/17
Japan 2.80 Aug/17