The Czech unemployment rate eased to 3.6 percent in August of 2021 from 3.7 percent in the previous month and was lower than market expectation of 3.7 percent. It was the lowest jobless rate since May of 2020, as demand of employers increased in manufacturing and the construction sectors. The number of unemployed fell by 4.3 thousand from the previous month to 267.9 thousand in August, while job vacancies increased by 4.9 thousand to a record high of 363 thousand. source: Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs

Unemployment Rate in Czech Republic averaged 5.30 percent from 1990 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 9.69 percent in January of 2004 and a record low of 0.09 percent in February of 1990. This page provides - Czech Republic Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Czech Republic Unemployment Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2021.

Unemployment Rate in Czech Republic is expected to be 3.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Czech Republic Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 3.50 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Czech Republic Unemployment Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.60 3.70 9.69 0.09 1990 - 2021 percent Monthly


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-06-07 08:00 AM May 3.9% 4.1% 4% 4.1%
2021-07-09 07:40 AM Jun 3.7% 3.9% 3.8% 4.1%
2021-08-09 08:00 AM Jul 3.7% 3.7% 3.8% 3.9%
2021-09-06 08:00 AM Aug 3.6% 3.7% 3.7% 3.7%
2021-10-05 08:00 AM Sep 3.6% 3.5%
2021-11-08 09:00 AM Oct 3.3%
2021-12-08 09:00 AM Nov 3.3%


News Stream
Czech Jobless Rate at 15-Month Low
The Czech unemployment rate eased to 3.6 percent in August of 2021 from 3.7 percent in the previous month and was lower than market expectation of 3.7 percent. It was the lowest jobless rate since May of 2020, as demand of employers increased in manufacturing and the construction sectors. The number of unemployed fell by 4.3 thousand from the previous month to 267.9 thousand in August, while job vacancies increased by 4.9 thousand to a record high of 363 thousand.
2021-09-06
Czech Jobless Rate at 8-Month Low
The Czech unemployment rate eased to 3.7 percent in June of 2021 from 3.9 percent in the previous month and was lower than market expectations of 3.8 percent. It was the lowest jobless rate since October of 2020, as many of the country’s unemployed were absorbed by seasonal industries, namely hospitality and services. The number of unemployed fell by 12.5 thousand from the previous month to 273.3 thousand in June, accompanied by a 9.0 thousand increase in job vacancies to 355.6 thousand.
2021-07-09
Czech Jobless Rate Falls to 6-Month Low
The Czech unemployment rate dropped to 3.9 percent in May of 2021 from 4.1 percent in the previous month, slightly below market expectations of 4 percent. It was the lowest jobless rate since November of 2020, amid the relaxation of Covid-19 restrictions. The number of unemployed fell to 285.8 thousand from 297.9 thousand in April, accompanied by an increase in job vacancies to 346.6 thousand from 343.4 thousand in the previous month.
2021-06-07
Czech Jobless Rate Falls to 4-Month Low of 4.1% in April
The Czech unemployment rate decreased to 4.1 percent in April 2021 from 4.2 percent in the preivous month, the lowest rate since December of 2020 and in line with market expectations. The number of unemployed people fell to 297.9 thousand from 306.6 thousand in March, accompanied by an increase in job vacancies to 343.4 thousand from 338.9 thousand in the previous month. The figure has surpassed the number of people who are ready to fill them every month since March 2018.
2021-05-07

Czech Republic Unemployment Rate
In Czech Republic, the unemployment rate shows the share of unemployed people between the ages of 15 and 64 immediately able to start work versus all working people in the same demographic group.