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

The jobless rate in Argentina decreased to 5.9 percent in the third quarter of 2015 from 6.6 percent in the previous period. There were 709 thousand unemployed persons and 11,340 thousand employed. The employment rate rose to 42.2 percent from 41.5 percent while the underemployment fell to 8.6 percent from 9 percent. A year earlier, the unemployment rate was higher at 7.5 percent. Unemployment Rate in Argentina averaged 9.55 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 5.90 percent in the third quarter of 2015. 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
5.90 6.60 20.80 5.90 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. Argentina Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2016.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-05-18 08:00 PM Q1 7.1% 6.9% 7.7%
2015-08-18 08:00 PM Q2 6.6% 7.1% 6.9%
2015-11-16 07:00 PM Q3 5.9% 6.6% 6.8% 6.3%
2016-08-17 07:00 PM Q2 5%
2016-11-17 07:00 PM Q3 4.5%

Argentina Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.90 6.60 20.80 5.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 11340.00 11137.00 16100.01 10560.47 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 709.00 783.00 3406.25 709.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 42.20 41.50 43.40 36.30 percent [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 44.80 44.50 46.90 44.50 percent [+]
Wages 12124.00 11892.00 12124.00 913.00 ARS/Month [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 2369.50 2313.90 2369.50 89.44 Index Points [+]
Minimum Wages 7560.00 6060.00 8060.00 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 [+]




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