Slovakia Unemployment Rate  1994-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The unemployment rate in Slovakia decreased to 5.4 percent in August of 2018 from 5.5 percent in the previous month. The number of unemployed persons fell by 1,333 from the prior month to 148,935. A year ago, the jobless rate was higher at 6.5 percent. Unemployment Rate in Slovakia averaged 12.69 percent from 1994 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 19.79 percent in January of 2001 and a record low of 5.40 percent in April of 2018.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-07-20 08:30 AM Unemployment Rate 5.4% 5.4% 5.3% 5.4%
2018-08-20 08:30 AM Unemployment Rate 5.5% 5.4% 5.4% 5.6%
2018-09-20 09:10 AM Unemployment Rate 5.4% 5.5% 5.6%
2018-10-19 08:30 AM Unemployment Rate 5.4% 5.5%
2018-11-20 09:30 AM Unemployment Rate 5.5%
2018-12-20 09:40 AM Unemployment Rate 5.5%


Slovakia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.40 5.50 19.79 5.40 percent [+]
Employed Persons 2556.00 2542.60 2556.00 2083.50 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 148935.00 150268.00 533676.00 148090.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 93.40 92.90 93.40 79.40 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 4.40 4.90 12.50 4.40 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 18.30 18.30 39.90 17.60 percent [+]
Labour Costs 111.20 115.30 116.50 46.90 Index Points [+]
Productivity 116.80 108.60 127.50 56.70 Index Points [+]
Wages 1128.00 1131.00 1241.00 349.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 1092.00 1120.00 1226.00 341.00 EUR/Month [+]
Minimum Wages 480.00 480.00 480.00 69.43 EUR/Month [+]
Population 5.44 5.44 5.44 4.14 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 62.42 62.17 62.42 62.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 62.42 62.17 62.42 62.00 [+]
Living Wage Family 630.00 620.00 635.00 595.00 EUR/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 445.00 440.00 445.00 405.00 EUR/Month [+]
Part Time Employment 141.90 143.70 148.90 35.10 Thousand [+]
Wage Growth 3.50 4.10 14.70 -33.10 percent [+]
Wages Low Skilled 610.00 812.00 866.00 610.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 1390.00 1970.00 2100.00 1390.00 EUR/Month [+]
Employment Change 0.50 0.50 1.90 -1.40 percent [+]
Employment Rate 67.10 66.40 67.10 56.10 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 2372.10 2367.60 2387.10 1877.10 Thousand [+]


Slovakia Unemployment Rate

In Slovakia, 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 - Slovakia Unemployment Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Slovakia Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.40 5.50 19.79 5.40 1994 - 2018 percent Monthly




unemployment rate by Country
Country Last
South Africa 27.20 Jun/18
Spain 15.30 Jun/18
Brazil 12.30 Jul/18
Italy 10.40 Jul/18
Turkey 10.20 Jun/18
Argentina 9.60 Jun/18
France 9.10 Jun/18
Euro Area 8.20 Jul/18
Saudi Arabia 6.10 Mar/18
Canada 6.00 Aug/18
Australia 5.30 Aug/18
Indonesia 5.13 Mar/18
Russia 4.60 Aug/18
South Korea 4.20 Aug/18
United Kingdom 4.00 Jul/18
Netherlands 3.90 Aug/18
United States 3.90 Aug/18
China 3.83 Jun/18
India 3.52 Dec/17
Mexico 3.50 Jul/18
Germany 3.40 Jul/18
Japan 2.50 Jul/18
Switzerland 2.40 Aug/18
Singapore 2.10 Jun/18


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