Austria Unemployment Rate 1960-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Austria´s unemployment rate decreased to 8.2 percent in November of 2017 from 9 percent in the same month a year earlier. The number of unemployed persons went down to 326.9 thousand from 355.7 thousand. In September, the jobless rate was 7.9 percent. Unemployment Rate in Austria averaged 4.90 percent from 1960 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 10.90 percent in January of 2016 and a record low of 0.80 percent in August of 1974.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-10-02 07:15 AM Unemployment Rate 7.5% 7.7% 8%
2017-11-02 08:15 AM Unemployment Rate 7.9% 7.5% 8.3%
2017-12-01 08:30 AM Unemployment Rate 8.2% 7.9% 8.7%
2018-01-02 08:00 AM Unemployment Rate 8.2%
2018-02-01 08:00 AM Unemployment Rate
2018-03-01 09:00 AM Unemployment Rate


Austria Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 8.20 7.90 10.90 0.80 percent [+]
Employed Persons 3689.30 3705.30 3740.10 2302.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 326876.00 315722.00 424989.00 22344.00 [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.80 1.90 2.10 0.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 9.30 9.60 13.30 5.00 percent [+]
Labour Costs 111.20 115.80 115.80 83.50 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 54745.00 59202.00 76714.00 11240.00 [+]
Wages 2598.50 2554.60 2598.50 1866.40 EUR/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 132.30 132.20 132.30 75.89 Index Points [+]
Population 8.77 8.69 8.77 7.03 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 60.00 60.00 60.00 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.00 65.00 65.00 65.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 61.10 60.50 62.10 57.30 percent [+]
Living Wage Family 1660.00 1910.00 1960.00 1660.00 EUR/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1010.00 1120.00 1150.00 1010.00 EUR/Month [+]
Part Time Employment 1177.40 1170.50 1177.40 553.50 Thousand [+]
Productivity 106.10 104.20 108.90 77.00 Index Points [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1630.00 1830.00 1840.00 1630.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 3580.00 3880.00 3880.00 3580.00 EUR/Month [+]
Employment Change 0.40 0.50 0.80 -0.50 percent [+]
Employment Rate 72.20 71.00 72.60 65.30 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 3010.60 2940.30 3093.00 2796.40 Thousand [+]


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. 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 - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
8.20 7.90 10.90 0.80 1960 - 2017 percent Monthly
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