The jobless rate in Austria fell to 5.7 percent in May of 2022 from 7.7 percent in the corresponding month of the previous year. It was the lowest jobless rate since July of 2012, as the number of people registered as unemployed declined by 79,142 to 237,818. source: Public Employment Service Austria (AMS)

Unemployment Rate in Austria averaged 5.14 percent from 1960 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 12.80 percent in April of 2020 and a record low of 0.80 percent in August of 1974. This page provides the latest reported value for - Austria Unemployment Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Austria Unemployment Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2022.

Unemployment Rate in Austria is expected to be 7.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Austria Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 8.00 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Austria Unemployment Rate



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-05-02 08:00 AM Apr 6.1% 6.3% 6.4%
2022-06-01 07:30 AM May 5.7% 6.1% 6.2%
2022-07-01 07:30 AM Jun 5.7% 5.8%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 5.70 6.10 percent May 2022
Unemployed Persons 237818.00 254755.00 May 2022
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.60 1.90 percent Dec 2021
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.70 6.90 percent Apr 2022
Employment Rate 73.50 74.00 percent Dec 2021

Austria Unemployment Rate
In Austria, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.70 6.10 12.80 0.80 1960 - 2022 percent Monthly
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News Stream
Austria Jobless Rate at Near 10-Year Low
The jobless rate in Austria fell to 5.7 percent in May of 2022 from 7.7 percent in the corresponding month of the previous year. It was the lowest jobless rate since July of 2012, as the number of people registered as unemployed declined by 79,142 to 237,818.
2022-06-01
Austria Jobless Rate Lowest Since 2012
The jobless rate in Austria decreased to 6.1 percent in April of 2022 from 8.6 percent in the corresponding month of the previous year. It was the lowest jobless rate since September of 2012, as the number of people registered as unemployed declined by 100,627 to 254,755.
2022-05-02
Austria Jobless Rate Continues to Fall in February
The jobless rate in Austria declined to 7.3 percent in February of 2022 from 10.7 percent in the corresponding month of the previous year, as the labor market continues to recover from the Covid-19 crisis. The number of people registered as unemployed declined by 134,285 to 302,697.
2022-03-01