Argentina Unemployment Rate 2002-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Unemployment Rate in Argentina increased to 7.10 percent in the first quarter of 2015 from 6.90 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014. Unemployment Rate in Argentina averaged 9.68 percent from 2002 until 2015, 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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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7.10 6.90 20.80 6.40 2002 - 2015 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 Wednesday, July 29, 2015.

Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-11-17 07:00 PM Q3 7.5% 7.5% 7.6%
2015-02-18 07:00 PM Q4 6.9% 7.5% 7.4% 7.4%
2015-05-18 08:00 PM Q1 7.1% 6.9% 7.7%
2015-08-20 08:00 PM Q2 7.1% 7.5%
2015-11-20 07:00 PM Q3 7.2%


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 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


Argentina Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 7.10 6.90 20.80 6.40 percent [+]
Employed Persons 11070.00 11236.00 16100.01 10560.47 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 848.00 837.00 3406.25 837.00 Thousand [+]
Wages 12124.00 11892.00 12124.00 913.00 ARS/Month [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 1788.20 1748.30 1788.20 89.44 Index Points [+]
Population 41.80 41.45 41.80 20.68 Million [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 44.60 45.20 46.90 44.60 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 4716.00 4716.00 4716.00 0.00 ARS/Month [+]


Unemployment Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 6.00 Jun/15 5.90 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 6.90 Jun/15 6.70 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 6.80 Jun/15 6.80 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.04 Jun/15 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 11.10 May/15 11.10 12.10 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.30 Mar/15 10.40 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 4.70 May/15 4.70 14.20 0.40 percent [+]
India 4.90 Dec/13 5.20 9.40 4.90 percent [+]
Indonesia 5.81 Mar/15 5.94 11.24 2.00 percent [+]
Italy 12.40 May/15 12.40 13.20 5.90 percent [+]
Japan 3.30 May/15 3.30 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 4.41 Jun/15 4.45 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 6.90 Jun/15 6.90 7.90 3.60 percent [+]
Russia 5.40 Jun/15 5.60 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.90 Jun/15 3.90 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 22.37 Jun/15 23.78 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.10 Jun/15 3.20 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 9.60 Apr/15 10.60 14.80 7.30 percent [+]
United Kingdom 5.60 May/15 5.50 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.30 Jun/15 5.50 10.80 2.50 percent [+]