Austria Unemployment Rate  1960-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The unemployment rate in Austria declined to 10.6 percent in January of 2017 from 10.9 percent a year earlier. The number of unemployed persons went down by 2.3 thousand to 422.3 thousand. In addition, youth unemployment fell to 11.6 percent (12.7 percent a year earlier) while long term unemployment went up to 14.3 percent from 12.5 percent. Job vacancies increased by 35.1 percent or 11,734. Unemployment Rate in Austria averaged 4.86 percent from 1960 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 10.90 percent in January of 2016 and a record low of 0.80 percent in August of 1974.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-12-01 08:15 AM Nov 9.0% 8.6% 9%
2017-01-02 08:00 AM Dec 10.3% 9% 10.2%
2017-02-01 08:00 AM Jan 10.6% 10.3% 10.5%
2017-03-01 08:00 AM Feb 10.6% 10.1%
2017-03-31 07:00 AM Mar 9%
2017-05-02 07:00 AM Apr 8.7%




Austria Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 10.60 10.30 10.90 0.80 percent [+]
Employed Persons 3546.40 3565.30 3660.40 2302.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 422262.00 410429.00 424989.00 22344.00 [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.90 2.10 2.10 0.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 10.50 10.40 13.30 5.00 percent [+]
Labour Costs 111.30 109.00 115.20 83.50 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 45165.00 41841.00 76714.00 11240.00 [+]
Wages 2554.60 2513.30 2554.60 1866.40 EUR/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 131.30 130.30 131.30 75.89 Index Points [+]
Population 8.69 8.58 8.69 7.03 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 60.00 60.00 60.00 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.00 65.00 65.00 65.00 [+]
Employment Change 0.40 0.30 0.80 -0.50 percent [+]
Employment Rate 72.60 71.40 72.60 65.30 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 3060.10 2982.20 3093.00 2796.40 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.10 61.20 62.10 57.30 percent [+]
Productivity 104.40 103.60 108.60 77.00 Index Points [+]
Part Time Employment 1146.10 1153.20 1153.20 553.50 Thousand [+]
Living Wage Family 1318.50 1350.70 1940.00 1318.50 EUR/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1037.30 1052.50 1150.00 1037.30 EUR/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1690.00 1650.00 1690.00 1270.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 3510.00 3530.00 3530.00 3150.00 EUR/Month [+]



Austria Unemployment Rate Notes

In Austria, 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 - Austria Unemployment Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Austria Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
10.60 10.30 10.90 0.80 1960 - 2017 percent Monthly
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