Albania Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Albania decreased to 13.50 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 16.90 percent in the third quarter of 2013. Unemployment Rate in Albania is reported by the Bank of Albania. Unemployment Rate in Albania averaged 14.80 Percent from 1993 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 22.30 Percent in the fourth quarter of 1993 and a record low of 12.10 Percent in the fourth quarter of 1996. In Albania, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Albania Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-19

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
13.50 16.90 22.30 12.10 15.73 | 2014/06 1993 - 2013 Percent Quarterly

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Albania Unemployment Rate
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CALENDAR GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2013-05-30 11:00 AM Albania
Unemployment Rate
Q1 2013 12.8% 13.26% 13.40%
2013-09-02 10:20 AM Albania
Unemployment Rate
Q2 2013 12.8% 12.8% 12.5%
2013-11-28 10:00 AM Albania
Unemployment Rate
Q3 2013 12.8% 12.8% 12.5%
2014-03-11 11:00 AM Albania
Unemployment Rate
Q4 2013 17% 16.9% (R) 12.3%
2014-06-10 10:00 AM Albania
Unemployment Rate
Q1 2014 17% 12.6%
2014-09-10 10:00 AM Albania
Unemployment Rate
Q2 2014 15.7%
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Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Employed Persons 921.00 2013-11-15 971.00 1161.00 899.00 930.36 2014-06-30 Thousand [+]
Population 3.16 2012-12-31 3.15 3.46 1.62 3.18 2014-06-30 Million [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.00 2014-01-01 65.00 65.00 65.00 65.00 2014-06-30 [+]
Retirement Age Women 60.00 2014-01-01 60.00 60.00 60.00 60.00 2014-06-30 [+]
Unemployed Persons 144.00 2013-11-15 143.00 301.00 140.00 144.98 2014-06-30 Thousand [+]
Unemployment Rate 13.50 2013-11-15 16.90 22.30 12.10 15.73 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
Wages 52600.00 2013-11-15 52600.00 52600.00 3084.00 53094.61 2014-06-30 ALL [+]
Minimum Wages 22000.00 2013-11-15 22000.00 22000.00 1200.00 22558.62 2014-06-30 ALL [+]
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Unemployment Rate | Notes
The unemployment rate can be defined as the number of people actively looking for a job divided by the labour force. Changes in unemployment depend mostly on inflows made up of non-employed people starting to look for jobs, of employed people who lose their jobs and look for new ones and of people who stop looking for employment.


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Albania Gold Reserves at 1.57 Tonnes  
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Albania Business Confidence at -3.20  
Business Confidence in Albania increased to -3.20 in the first quarter of 2014 from -7.40 in the fourth quarter of 2013. Business Confidence in Albania is reported by the Bank of Albania.
Albania Consumer Confidence at -16.40  
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Albania Unemployed Persons at 144.00 Thousand  
The number of unemployed persons in Albania increased to 144 Thousand in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 143 Thousand in the third quarter of 2013. Unemployed Persons in Albania is reported by the Instituti i Statistikave (INSTAT).
Albania Unemployment Rate at 13.50 Percent  
Unemployment Rate in Albania decreased to 13.50 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 16.90 percent in the third quarter of 2013. Unemployment Rate in Albania is reported by the Bank of Albania.
Albania Average Monthly Wages at 52600.00 ALL  
Wages in Albania remained unchanged at 52600 ALL in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 52600 ALL in the third quarter of 2013. Wages in Albania is reported by the Instituti i Statistikave (INSTAT).
Albania Consumer Spending at 827011.51 ALL Million  
Consumer Spending in Albania increased to 827011.51 ALL Million in 2008 from 752963.82 ALL Million in 2007. Consumer Spending in Albania is reported by the Instituti i Statistikave (INSTAT).
Albania Current Account at -135.06 USD Million  
Albania recorded a Current Account deficit of 135.06 USD Million in December of 2013. Current Account in Albania is reported by the Bank of Albania.
Albania Employed Persons at 921.00 Thousand  
The number of employed persons in Albania decreased to 921 Thousand in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 971 Thousand in the third quarter of 2013. Employed Persons in Albania is reported by the Instituti i Statistikave (INSTAT).
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