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

The unemployment rate in Austria declined to 9.0 percent in November of 2016 from 9.2 percent a year earlier. The number of unemployed persons went down by 3.6 thousand to 355.7 thousand. The youth jobless rate decreased by 1 percentage point to 11.9 percent while unemployment for those aged more than 50 years rose 1.9 percentage points to 29 percent. Meantime, the number of job vacancies increased by 8.9 thousand to 39.9 thousand. Unemployment Rate in Austria averaged 4.84 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.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-10-03 07:00 AM Sep 8.2% 8.3% 8.1%
2016-11-02 08:00 AM Oct 8.6% 8.2% 8.6%
2016-12-01 08:15 AM Nov 9.0% 8.6% 9%
2017-01-04 09:00 AM Dec 9.3%
2017-02-01 09:25 AM Jan 9.5%
2017-03-01 08:50 AM Feb 9.5%




Austria Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 9.00 8.60 10.90 0.80 percent [+]
Employed Persons 3611.10 3643.80 3660.40 2302.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 340779.00 323239.00 424989.00 22344.00 [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 2.10 1.80 2.10 0.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.70 11.30 13.30 5.00 percent [+]
Labour Costs 108.90 115.30 115.30 82.60 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 40958.00 42499.00 76714.00 11240.00 [+]
Wages 2554.60 2513.30 2554.60 1866.40 EUR/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 130.30 130.20 130.30 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 0.40 0.30 0.80 -0.50 percent [+]
Employment Rate 71.40 70.40 72.40 65.30 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 2982.20 2923.70 3093.00 2796.40 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 61.20 60.50 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 1153.20 1142.60 1153.20 553.50 Thousand [+]
Productivity 103.90 103.60 108.60 77.00 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 [+]



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 December of 2016.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
9.00 8.60 10.90 0.80 1960 - 2016 percent Monthly
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