Moldova Unemployment Rate  2000-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The unemployment rate in Moldova decreased to 3.5 percent in the second quarter of 2017 from 4 percent a year earlier. It is the lowest jobless rate since the third quarter of 2016, as the number of unemployed persons fell by 9.3 thousand to 45.7 thousand. Meantime, the number of employed decreased by 37.6 thousand to 1270.3 thousand and those underemployed went down by 16.8 thousand to 75.6 thousand. The jobless rate dropped for men (3.8 percent vs 5.6 percent) while rose for women (3.2 percent vs 2.5 percent). Also, unemployment affected more urban areas (5 percent vs 6.8 percent) compared to rural areas (2.3 percent vs 1.9 percent). Unemployment Rate in Moldova averaged 6.28 percent from 2000 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 13 percent in the first quarter of 2006 and a record low of 2.90 percent in the third quarter of 2016.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-03-06 11:00 AM Unemployment Rate 3.8% 2.9% 3.8%
2017-06-05 11:00 AM Unemployment Rate 6.3% 3.8% 6%
2017-09-04 11:10 AM Unemployment Rate 3.5% 6.3% 4.2%
2017-12-05 12:00 PM Unemployment Rate 3.5% 3%


Moldova Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.50 6.30 13.00 2.90 percent [+]
Unemployed Persons 45.70 75.80 169.60 38.70 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 44.10 40.30 61.40 37.00 percent [+]
Wages 5636.70 5218.90 6003.70 329.60 MDL/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 5288.40 4850.80 5642.40 563.00 MDL/Month [+]
Population 3.55 3.56 4.36 3.55 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 57.60 57.00 57.60 57.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 62.60 62.00 62.60 62.00 [+]
Employed Persons 1270.30 1125.70 1568.30 1022.60 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 42.60 37.70 56.70 34.30 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 10.10 12.70 37.00 6.90 percent [+]


Moldova Unemployment Rate

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

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.50 6.30 13.00 2.90 2000 - 2017 percent Quarterly
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unemployment rate by Country
Country Last
Spain 16.38 Sep/17
Brazil 12.40 Sep/17
Italy 11.10 Sep/17
Turkey 10.60 Aug/17
France 9.70 Sep/17
Euro Area 8.90 Sep/17
Canada 6.30 Oct/17
Indonesia 5.50 Sep/17
Australia 5.40 Oct/17
Russia 5.00 Sep/17
Netherlands 4.50 Oct/17
United Kingdom 4.30 Sep/17
United States 4.10 Oct/17
China 3.95 Sep/17
Germany 3.60 Sep/17
Mexico 3.60 Sep/17
South Korea 3.60 Oct/17
India 3.46 Dec/16
Switzerland 3.00 Oct/17
Japan 2.80 Sep/17