Armenia Unemployment Rate  1998-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The unemployment rate in Armenia increased to 18.4 percent in the second quarter of 2016 compared to 18.2 percent in the previous period. The number of unemployed persons increased by 4.3 thousand to 226.6 thousand and employed rose at a slower 4 thousand to 1004.7 thousand. The labour force participation rate went up to 61 percent from 59.2 percent. Unemployment Rate in Armenia averaged 11.46 percent from 1998 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 20.70 percent in the first quarter of 2011 and a record low of 6.30 percent in the first quarter of 2008.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-03-31 03:30 PM Q4 19.6% 16.6% 17%
2016-06-30 11:40 AM Q1 18% 19.6% 18.9%
2016-09-30 10:00 AM Q2 18.4% 18.2% 17.1%
2016-12-30 09:00 AM Q3 18.4% 16.5%
2017-03-31 03:30 PM Q4
2017-06-30 11:40 AM Q1




Armenia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 18.40 18.20 20.70 6.30 percent [+]
Unemployed Persons 79.20 77.00 128.00 55.60 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 61.00 59.20 65.90 59.20 percent [+]
Wages 190246.00 184917.00 194697.00 19475.00 AMD/Year [+]
Minimum Wages 55000.00 55000.00 55000.00 35000.00 AMD/Year [+]
Population 2.99 3.01 3.54 1.87 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 63.00 63.00 63.00 63.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 63.00 63.00 63.00 63.00 [+]
Employed Persons 716.00 815.00 1365.00 391.00 Thousand [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 170570.00 188386.00 189581.00 102644.00 AMD/Monthly [+]



Armenia Unemployment Rate Notes

In Armenia, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides the latest reported value for - Armenia Unemployment Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Armenia Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2016.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
18.40 18.20 20.70 6.30 1998 - 2016 percent Quarterly



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