Macedonia Unemployment Rate  1993-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Macedonia's unemployment rate decreased to 22.9 percent in the first quarter of 2017 from 24.5 percent in the same period of the previous year. It was the lowest jobless rate since the series began in 1993, as the number of unemployed people fell by 12.8 thousand to 218,061 and the number of employed rose by 19.6 thousand to 734,043. Also, the labor force participation rate increased to 56.7 percent from 56.4 percent a year ago. Unemployment Rate in Macedonia averaged 30.68 percent from 1993 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 37.30 percent in the fourth quarter of 2005 and a record low of 23.40 percent in the third quarter of 2016.

Macedonia Unemployment Rate
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-12-09 12:00 PM Q3 23.4% 24% 23.7%
2017-03-09 12:00 PM Q4 23.1% 23.4% 23.1%
2017-06-09 10:40 AM Q1 22.9% 23.1% 23%
2017-09-07 12:00 PM Q2 22.9% 22.6%
2017-12-07 12:00 PM Q3 22.2%




Macedonia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 22.90 23.10 37.30 22.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 734043.00 731107.00 734043.00 498867.00 [+]
Unemployed Persons 218601.00 219148.00 330724.00 218601.00 [+]
Wages 33296.00 32999.00 34374.00 20029.00 MKD/Month [+]
Population 2.07 2.07 2.10 1.38 Million [+]
Part Time Employment 40.90 40.30 50.20 21.70 Thousand [+]
Minimum Wages 231.40 232.28 232.28 198.95 EUR/Month [+]
Job Vacancies 7871.00 6470.00 7871.00 4604.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 56.72 56.59 57.80 50.30 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 682.30 677.90 683.20 515.20 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 43.71 43.54 43.71 31.20 percent [+]
Wage Growth 2.20 1.90 18.60 -5.60 percent [+]


Macedonia Unemployment Rate Notes

In Macedonia, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Macedonia Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Macedonia Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
22.90 23.10 37.30 22.90 1993 - 2017 percent Quarterly



unemployment rate by Country

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Spain 18.75 Mar/17
Brazil 13.60 Apr/17
Turkey 11.70 Mar/17
Italy 11.10 Apr/17
France 9.60 Mar/17
Euro Area 9.30 Apr/17
Canada 6.60 May/17
Australia 5.50 May/17
Indonesia 5.33 Mar/17
Russia 5.20 May/17
Netherlands 5.10 May/17
India 4.90 Dec/13
United Kingdom 4.60 Apr/17
United States 4.30 May/17
China 3.97 Mar/17
Germany 3.90 Apr/17
South Korea 3.60 May/17
Mexico 3.50 Apr/17
Switzerland 3.10 May/17
Japan 2.80 Apr/17