The jobless rate in Ukraine decreased to 9.2 percent in the first quarter of 2019 from 9.7 percent in the corresponding period of the previous year. The number of unemployed fell by 67 thousand to 1,645.8 thousand and employment rose by 320.6 thousand to 16,355.5 thousand. Unemployment Rate in Ukraine averaged 8.58 percent from 2003 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 10.60 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014 and a record low of 6.30 percent in the third quarter of 2013.

Unemployment Rate in Ukraine is expected to be 7.70 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployment Rate in Ukraine to stand at 7.90 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Ukraine Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 7.10 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-09-24 03:00 PM Unemployment Rate Q2 8.3% 9.7% 9.6%
2018-12-26 02:00 PM Unemployment Rate Q3 8% 8.3% 9.4%
2019-03-26 10:30 AM Unemployment Rate Q4 9.3% 8% 9.2%
2019-06-24 03:00 PM Unemployment Rate Q1 9.2% 9.3% 9.6%
2019-09-23 03:00 PM Unemployment Rate Q2 9.2% 8.1%
2019-12-23 02:00 PM Unemployment Rate Q3 7.7%


Ukraine Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 9.20 9.30 10.60 6.30 percent [+]
Unemployed Persons 280.80 287.10 1234.00 10.00 Thousand [+]
Wages 10971.00 10783.00 10971.00 115.00 UAH/Month [+]
Wage Growth 19.64 17.96 44.89 -2.64 percent [+]
Population 42.22 42.41 51.87 42.22 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 58.50 58.00 58.50 55.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 60.00 60.00 60.00 60.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.80 62.60 65.30 61.20 percent [+]
Living Wage Family 6610.00 6110.00 6610.00 6110.00 UAH/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 4690.00 4420.00 4690.00 4210.00 UAH/Month [+]
Minimum Wages 4173.00 3723.00 4173.00 90.00 UAH/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 5720.00 4210.00 5720.00 3260.00 UAH/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 3680.00 2740.00 3680.00 2060.00 UAH/Month [+]
Employed Persons 15570.90 15718.60 19465.90 15226.10 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 66.30 66.10 68.10 63.30 percent [+]


Ukraine Unemployment Rate

In Ukraine, 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 - Ukraine Unemployment Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Ukraine Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
9.20 9.30 10.60 6.30 2003 - 2019 percent Quarterly




Country Last Previous
South Africa 29.00 Jun/19
Spain 14.02 Jun/19
Turkey 12.80 May/19
Brazil 11.80 Jul/19
Argentina 10.10 Mar/19
Italy 9.90 Jul/19
France 8.50 Jun/19
Euro Area 7.50 Jul/19
India 6.00 Dec/18
Canada 5.70 Aug/19
Saudi Arabia 5.60 Jun/19
Australia 5.20 Jul/19
Indonesia 5.01 Mar/19
Russia 4.50 Jul/19
United Kingdom 3.80 Jul/19
Mexico 3.70 Jul/19
United States 3.70 Aug/19
China 3.61 Jun/19
Netherlands 3.40 Jul/19
South Korea 3.10 Aug/19
Germany 3.00 Jul/19
Japan 2.20 Jul/19
Singapore 2.20 Jun/19
Switzerland 2.10 Aug/19


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