Austria Unemployment Rate 1960-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Austria's unemployment rate decreased to 7.7 percent in April of 2018 from 8.6 percent in the same month of the previous year. It was the lowest jobless rate for an April month since 2013, as the number of unemployed persons fell by 29 thousand to 308.9 thousand. Among genders, the unemployed declined by 18.3 thousand to 167.7 thousand for men and by 10.8 thousand to 141.2 thousand for women. Also, the youth unemployment rate went down to 10.3 percent from 11.1 percent in April 2017. In March 2018, the jobless rate was higher at 8 percent. Unemployment Rate in Austria averaged 4.93 percent from 1960 until 2018, 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
2018-03-01 08:30 AM Unemployment Rate 9% 9.5% 9.1%
2018-04-03 07:30 AM Unemployment Rate 8% 9.1% 8.4%
2018-05-02 07:30 AM Unemployment Rate 7.7% 8% 8.2%
2018-06-01 07:30 AM Unemployment Rate 7.7% 7.6%
2018-07-03 07:30 AM Unemployment Rate 7.2%
2018-08-01 07:30 AM Unemployment Rate 7.1%


Austria Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 7.70 8.00 10.90 0.80 percent [+]
Employed Persons 3705.40 3662.10 3740.10 2302.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 308859.00 321903.00 424989.00 22344.00 [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.80 1.90 2.10 0.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 10.10 10.20 13.30 5.00 percent [+]
Labour Costs 112.20 111.20 115.80 83.50 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 65877.00 62867.00 76714.00 11240.00 [+]
Wages 2646.00 2598.50 2646.00 1866.40 EUR/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 134.30 134.30 134.30 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 61.40 61.80 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 [+]
Productivity 109.50 106.10 109.50 77.00 Index Points [+]
Part Time Employment 1171.80 1147.30 1177.40 553.50 Thousand [+]
Wages High Skilled 3580.00 3880.00 3880.00 3580.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1630.00 1830.00 1840.00 1630.00 EUR/Month [+]
Employment Change 0.60 0.40 0.80 -0.50 percent [+]
Employment Rate 72.70 72.90 72.90 65.30 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 3042.90 3080.50 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 May of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7.70 8.00 10.90 0.80 1960 - 2018 percent Monthly
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unemployment rate by Country
Country Last
Spain 16.74 Mar/18
Brazil 13.10 Mar/18
Italy 11.00 Mar/18
Turkey 10.80 Jan/18
France 8.90 Dec/17
Euro Area 8.50 Mar/18
Canada 5.80 Mar/18
Australia 5.50 Mar/18
Indonesia 5.50 Sep/17
Russia 5.00 Mar/18
United Kingdom 4.20 Feb/18
United States 4.10 Mar/18
South Korea 4.00 Mar/18
Netherlands 3.90 Mar/18
China 3.89 Mar/18
India 3.52 Dec/17
Germany 3.40 Mar/18
Mexico 2.90 Mar/18
Switzerland 2.90 Mar/18
Japan 2.50 Mar/18


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