Romania Unemployment Rate  2004-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Romania's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate edged down to 5 percent in September of 2017 from a 5.1 percent in the previous month. It was the lowest jobless rate since June, as the number of unemployed went down by 3 thousand to 462 thousand. Unemployment rate for men fell 0.1 percentage points to 6 percent, while that for women was unchanged at 3.7 percent. A year earlier, the jobless rate was higher at 5.7 percent. Unemployment Rate in Romania averaged 6.70 percent from 2004 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 8.60 percent in January of 2004 and a record low of 4.80 percent in April of 2017.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-08-31 06:00 AM Unemployment Rate 5.2 5.0% 5.2%
2017-10-02 06:00 AM Unemployment Rate 5.1% 5.2% 5.2%
2017-10-31 07:00 AM Unemployment Rate 5% 5.1% 5.1%
2017-11-29 07:00 AM Unemployment Rate 5% 5.2%


Romania Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.00 5.10 8.60 4.80 percent [+]
Employed Persons 4862.20 4859.50 8496.00 4095.20 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 362.10 366.50 1291.30 65.30 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 2.40 2.60 5.30 1.70 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 16.80 16.80 24.80 15.30 percent [+]
Labour Costs 121.10 126.30 126.30 2.30 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 1.22 1.23 2.14 0.50 percent [+]
Wages 3305.00 3290.00 3329.00 1.02 RON/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 2969.00 2943.00 3013.00 203.00 RON/Month [+]
Minimum Wages 275.39 276.34 276.34 24.53 EUR/Month [+]
Population 19.64 19.76 23.21 18.32 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 60.67 60.30 60.67 57.75 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.00 65.00 65.00 63.00 [+]
Wages High Skilled 2760.00 2080.00 2760.00 1820.00 RON/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1350.00 1180.00 1350.00 1030.00 RON/Month [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 52.90 53.20 67.80 52.70 percent [+]
Living Wage Family 2210.00 2130.00 2310.00 2090.00 RON/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1370.00 1290.00 1370.00 1270.00 RON/Month [+]
Part Time Employment 515.30 542.10 1458.10 515.30 Thousand [+]
Productivity 121.30 113.50 156.80 47.30 Index Points [+]
Employment Change -0.60 0.00 8.10 -11.60 percent [+]
Employment Rate 65.50 61.20 69.10 55.40 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 7540.50 7601.90 8640.40 7228.10 Thousand [+]


Romania Unemployment Rate

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

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.00 5.10 8.60 4.80 2004 - 2017 percent Monthly
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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
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Russia 5.10 Oct/17
Netherlands 4.50 Oct/17
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Germany 3.60 Sep/17
Mexico 3.60 Sep/17
South Korea 3.60 Oct/17
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Switzerland 3.00 Oct/17
Japan 2.80 Sep/17