Slovenia Unemployment Rate  1991-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The unemployment rate in Slovenia declined to 8.7 percent in September from 9.0 percent in August of 2017. It was the lowest jobless rate since March of 2009, as the number of unemployed persons fell by 2.8 thousand to 80.9 thousand from the previous month, while the number of employed persons went up by around 5.3 thousand to around 853.2 thousand. Employment increased for men by 2.1 thousand to 468.5 thousand and for women by 3.1 thousand to 384.7 thousand. By sectors, more jobs were added in education (by 3.4 percent to 70.7 thousand), while in manufacturing the number of persons in employment increased the most in the age group 20-24 years (by over 200 to around 9.6 thousand). Unemployment Rate in Slovenia averaged 11.70 percent from 1991 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 15.50 percent in October of 1993 and a record low of 6.30 percent in September of 2008.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-09-20 10:45 AM Unemployment Rate 9.1% 9.1% 9.2%
2017-10-19 08:45 AM Unemployment Rate 9.0% 9.1% 9%
2017-11-20 02:05 PM Unemployment Rate 8.7% 9.0% 9.1%
2017-12-20 12:30 PM Unemployment Rate 8.7% 8.6%
2018-01-17 09:30 AM Unemployment Rate
2018-02-16 09:30 AM Unemployment Rate


Slovenia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 8.70 9.00 15.50 6.30 percent [+]
Employed Persons 853164.00 847903.00 888111.00 781561.00 [+]
Unemployed Persons 82993.00 80990.00 137257.00 59303.00 [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 3.30 3.60 5.70 1.60 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 9.20 9.20 24.60 9.00 percent [+]
Labour Costs 110.40 108.10 110.40 52.46 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 9977.00 10539.00 24737.00 4713.00 [+]
Wages 1621.00 1604.00 1688.00 1097.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 1578.00 1535.00 1753.00 920.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wage Growth 3.41 2.96 11.21 -2.42 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 804.96 790.73 804.96 347.72 EUR/Month [+]
Population 2.07 2.06 2.07 1.58 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 63.50 63.00 63.50 61.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.00 65.00 65.00 60.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 58.10 57.70 60.70 55.80 percent [+]
Productivity 116.20 106.50 116.90 59.60 Index Points [+]
Part Time Employment 96.20 96.20 99.50 40.20 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 0.60 0.70 1.80 -1.40 percent [+]
Employment Rate 69.10 67.30 70.10 61.60 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 844.80 823.00 921.30 794.60 Thousand [+]


Slovenia Unemployment Rate

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

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
8.70 9.00 15.50 6.30 1991 - 2017 percent Monthly




unemployment rate by Country
Country Last
Spain 16.38 Sep/17
Brazil 12.20 Oct/17
Italy 11.10 Oct/17
Turkey 10.60 Sep/17
France 9.70 Sep/17
Euro Area 8.80 Oct/17
Canada 5.90 Nov/17
Indonesia 5.50 Sep/17
Australia 5.40 Nov/17
Russia 5.10 Oct/17
Netherlands 4.50 Oct/17
United Kingdom 4.30 Oct/17
United States 4.10 Nov/17
China 3.95 Sep/17
South Korea 3.70 Nov/17
Germany 3.60 Oct/17
Mexico 3.50 Oct/17
India 3.46 Dec/16
Switzerland 3.10 Nov/17
Japan 2.80 Oct/17