Argentina Unemployment Rate 2002-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Unemployment Rate in Argentina remained unchanged at 7.50 percent in the third quarter of 2014 from 7.50 percent in the second quarter of 2014. Unemployment Rate in Argentina averaged 9.80 Percent from 2002 until 2014, 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. Unemployment Rate in Argentina is reported by the Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos (INDEC).

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Argentina Unemployment Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7.50 7.50 20.80 6.40 2002 - 2014 percent Quarterly
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. Content for - Argentina Unemployment Rate - was last refreshed on Sunday, December 21, 2014.


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


Recent Releases

Argentina Unemployment Rate Falls to 7.2% in Q2
Argentina’s jobless rate fell to 7.2 percent in the second quarter of 2013, from 7.9 percent in the first three months of 2013, the national statistics agency reported on August 20th. Published on 2013-08-22

Argentina´s Unemployment Rate Down to 6.9 % in Q4
After three quarters of continued increases, Argentina’s jobless rate fell to 6.9 percent in the fourth quarter of 2012. Published on 2013-02-20


Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-05-19 08:00 PM
Unemployment Rate  Q1
7.1% 6.4% 6.8% 6.8%
2014-08-19 08:00 PM
Unemployment Rate  Q2
7.5% 7.1% 7.8% 6.9%
2014-11-17 07:00 PM
Unemployment Rate  Q3
7.5% 7.5% 7.6%
2015-02-20 07:00 PM
Unemployment Rate  Q4
7.5% 7.4%
2015-05-20 08:00 PM
Unemployment Rate  Q1
7.7%
2015-08-20 08:00 PM
Unemployment Rate  Q2
8.4%


Argentina Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 7.50 7.50 20.80 6.40 percent [+]
Employed Persons 15865.89 16085.54 16100.01 10560.47 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1178.12 1068.82 3406.25 1028.55 Thousand [+]
Wages 9001.00 8832.00 9001.00 913.00 ARS [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 1559.50 1456.40 1559.50 89.44 Index Points [+]
Population 41.45 41.28 41.45 20.68 Million [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 44.70 44.80 46.90 44.70 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 4400.00 4400.00 4400.00 0.00 ARS [+]


Unemployment Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 6.30 Nov/14 6.20 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 4.80 Nov/14 4.70 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 6.60 Nov/14 6.50 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.10 Aug/14 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 11.50 Oct/14 11.50 12.00 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.40 Aug/14 10.10 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 4.90 Oct/14 5.00 14.20 0.40 percent [+]
India 5.20 Dec/12 6.30 9.40 5.20 percent [+]
Indonesia 5.94 Aug/14 5.70 11.24 2.00 percent [+]
Italy 13.20 Oct/14 12.90 13.20 5.90 percent [+]
Japan 3.50 Oct/14 3.60 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 4.53 Nov/14 4.78 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 8.00 Nov/14 8.00 8.80 3.40 percent [+]
Russia 5.20 Nov/14 5.10 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.40 Nov/14 3.50 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 23.67 Aug/14 24.47 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.20 Nov/14 3.10 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 10.50 Sep/14 10.10 16.10 8.00 percent [+]
United Kingdom 6.00 Oct/14 6.00 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.80 Nov/14 5.80 10.80 2.50 percent [+]