Argentina Unemployment Rate  2002-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The unemployment rate in Argentina decreased to 8.5 percent in the third quarter of 2016 from 9.3 percent in the previous quarter. There were 1.069 million unemployed people; 1.27 million underemployed and 11.477 million employed. Among the 6 regions considered, Gran Buenos Aires recorded the highest jobless rate (10 percent), followed by Pampeana (8.4 percent). Unemployment Rate in Argentina averaged 9.53 percent from 2002 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 20.80 percent in the fourth quarter of 2002 and a record low of 5.90 percent in the third quarter of 2015.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-11-16 07:00 PM Q3 5.9% 6.6% 6.8% 6.3%
2016-08-23 07:20 PM Q2 9.3%
2016-11-25 07:00 PM Q3 8.5% 9.3% 9.6%
2017-08-23 07:20 PM Q2 10.7%
2017-11-24 07:00 PM Q3 10.3%




Argentina Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 8.50 9.30 20.80 5.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 11477.00 11338.00 16100.01 10560.47 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1069.00 1165.00 3406.25 709.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 42.10 41.70 43.40 36.30 percent [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 46.00 44.80 46.90 44.50 percent [+]
Wages 17108.00 16756.00 23204.00 913.00 ARS/Month [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 2537.70 2369.50 2537.70 89.44 Index Points [+]
Minimum Wages 7560.00 7560.00 7560.00 0.00 ARS/Month [+]
Population 43.13 42.67 43.13 20.68 Million [+]
Living Wage Family 12400.00 12400.00 12400.00 12200.00 ARS/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 6660.00 6420.00 6660.00 6110.00 ARS/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 7100.00 6490.00 7100.00 3500.00 ARS/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 16400.00 15700.00 16400.00 12000.00 ARS/Month [+]



Argentina Unemployment Rate Notes

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. Argentina Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2016.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
8.50 9.30 20.80 5.90 2002 - 2016 percent Quarterly



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