Austria Unemployment Rate  1960-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The unemployment rate in Austria increased to 8.3 percent in August of 2016 from an upwardly revised 8.1 percent in the previous month while unchanged from the same month a year ago. The number of unemployed persons went up by 8.6 thousand to 329 thousand. The youth jobless rate increased by 0.4 percentage points to 12.8 percent while unemployment above 50 yrs. went down by 0.3 percentage points to 27.6 percent. The vacancies declined by 680 to 43120. Unemployment Rate in Austria averaged 4.82 percent from 1960 until 2016, 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. Unemployment Rate in Austria is reported by the Public Employment Service Austria (AMS).

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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
8.30 8.10 10.90 0.80 1960 - 2016 percent Monthly
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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 September of 2016.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-07-01 07:10 AM Jun 8.1% 8.6% 8.3%
2016-08-01 07:10 AM Jul 8% 8.1% 7.9%
2016-09-01 07:10 AM Aug 8.3% 8% 8.3%
2016-10-03 07:00 AM Sep 8.3% 8.1%
2016-11-02 08:00 AM Oct 8.6%
2016-12-01 08:00 AM Nov 9%

Austria Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 8.30 8.10 10.90 0.80 percent [+]
Employed Persons 3660.40 3616.90 3660.40 2302.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 329862.00 321256.00 424989.00 22344.00 [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.80 1.80 1.80 0.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.30 11.30 13.30 5.00 percent [+]
Labour Costs 115.20 110.80 115.20 82.60 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 43120.00 43800.00 76714.00 11240.00 [+]
Wages 2554.60 2513.30 2554.60 1866.40 EUR/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 130.20 130.20 130.20 75.89 Index Points [+]
Population 8.58 8.51 8.58 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 0.20 0.30 0.80 -0.50 percent [+]
Employment Rate 70.40 71.30 72.40 65.30 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 2923.70 2981.10 3093.00 2796.40 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 60.50 60.90 61.80 57.30 percent [+]
Living Wage Family 1950.00 1940.00 2000.00 1940.00 EUR/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1150.00 1150.00 1180.00 1150.00 EUR/Month [+]
Part Time Employment 1142.60 1117.50 1142.60 553.50 Thousand [+]
Productivity 103.80 100.80 107.70 76.30 Index Points [+]
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 [+]




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