Argentina Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Argentina decreased to 6.40 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 6.80 percent in the third quarter of 2013. Unemployment Rate in Argentina is reported by the Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos (INDEC). Unemployment Rate in Argentina averaged 9.96 Percent from 2002 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 20.80 Percent in the fourth quarter of 2002 and a record low of 6.40 Percent in the fourth quarter of 2013. In Argentina, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Argentina Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-19

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
6.40 6.80 20.80 6.40 6.80 | 2014/03 2002 - 2013 Percent Quarterly

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Argentina Unemployment Rate
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CALENDAR GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2013-05-20 08:00 PM Argentina
Unemployment Rate
Q1 2013 7.9% 6.9% 7.1% 7.30%
2013-07-31 05:30 PM Argentina
Unemployment Rate
Q2 2013 7.2% 7.9% 7.92%
2013-11-20 07:00 PM Argentina
Unemployment Rate
Q3 2013 6.8% 7.2% 7.0% 7.4%
2014-02-19 07:00 PM Argentina
Unemployment Rate
Q4 2013 6.4% 6.8% 6.7% 6.4%
2014-05-19 08:00 PM Argentina
Unemployment Rate
Q1 2014 6.4% 6.8%
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Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Population 41.28 2012-12-31 40.76 41.28 20.68 41.78 2013-12-31 Million [+]
Employed Persons 16085.54 2013-11-15 16100.01 16100.01 10560.47 16157.17 2014-03-31 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1068.82 2013-11-15 1156.82 3406.25 1028.55 1079.09 2014-03-31 Thousand [+]
Wages 152.34 2014-02-15 149.17 152.34 17.23 154.18 2014-03-31 Index Points [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 1323.68 2013-11-15 1226.20 1323.68 89.44 1372.14 2014-03-31 Index Points [+]
Unemployment Rate 6.40 2013-12-31 6.80 20.80 6.40 6.80 2014-03-31 Percent [+]
Minimum Wages 3600.00 2014-04-15 3600.00 3600.00 0.00 3707.33 2014-05-31 ARS [+]
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Argentina’s Unemployment Rate Down to 6.8% in Q3

In the third quarter of 2013, Argentina’s jobless rate decreased to 6.8 percent, down from 7.2 percent in the previous quarter.

In the September quarter, the number of unemployed people decreased to 804 thousand, from 858 thousand in the preceding three-month period. While the highest jobless rate was recorded in Pampeana (7.6 percent, from 8.5 percent in the previous quarter), unemployment in Great Buenos Aires area decreased to 7.4 percent, down from 7.6 percent.

The number of people employed slightly decreased and amounted to 10978 people. The employment rate fell to 42.9 percent, down from 43.1 percent in the second quarter of 2013. The number of people working less than 35 hours per week decreased 1.03 million persons, from 1.15 million in the previous quarter.

Krisztina Györffy | krisztina@tradingeconomics.com
11/20/2013 7:47:19 PM

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Argentina´s Unemployment Rate Down to 6.9 % in Q4
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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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