Austria Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Austria decreased to 8.40 percent in March of 2014 from 9.40 percent in February of 2014. Unemployment Rate in Austria is reported by the Public Employment Service Austria (AMS). Unemployment Rate in Austria averaged 4.65 Percent from 1960 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 9.70 Percent in January of 2014 and a record low of 0.80 Percent in August of 1974. 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 - Austria Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-21

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
8.40 9.40 9.70 0.80 7.40 | 2014/06 1960 - 2014 Percent Monthly
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Austria Unemployment Rate
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CALENDAR GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2014-01-02 08:40 AM Austria
Unemployment  Rate
Dec. 2013 9.5% 8.0% 9.0%
2014-02-03 08:30 AM Austria
Unemployment Rate
Jan 2014 9.8% 9.5% 10.3%
2014-03-03 09:00 AM Austria
Unemployment Rate
Feb 2014 9.4% 9.7% (R) 9.8%
2014-04-01 08:45 AM Austria
Unemployment Rate
Mar 2014 8.4% 9.4% 8.8%
2014-05-05 08:30 AM Austria
Unemployment Rate
Apr 2014 8.4% 8.3%
2014-06-03 08:30 AM Austria
Unemployment Rate
May 2014 7.6%
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Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Employed Persons 3444.20 2014-02-15 3426.90 3582.90 2302.70 3539.54 2014-06-30 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 27167.00 2014-03-15 24554.00 76714.00 11240.00 29846.86 2014-06-30 [+]
Labour Costs 140.30 2013-11-15 125.80 140.30 76.30 142.81 2014-06-30 Index Points [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.30 2013-09-30 1.10 1.60 0.80 1.24 2014-06-30 percent [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.00 2013-01-01 65.00 65.00 65.00 65.00 2014-06-30 [+]
Retirement Age Women 60.00 2013-01-01 60.00 60.00 60.00 60.00 2014-06-30 [+]
Unemployed Persons 319175.00 2014-03-15 356745.00 369837.00 22344.00 267980.20 2014-06-30 [+]
Wages 128.20 2013-06-30 124.60 128.20 42.80 131.79 2014-06-30 EUR Billion [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 124.40 2014-02-15 124.40 124.40 75.89 125.74 2014-06-30 Index Points [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 9.40 2014-02-15 10.30 12.10 5.10 9.98 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
Population 8.45 2013-12-31 8.44 8.45 7.05 8.47 2014-06-30 Million [+]
Unemployment Rate 8.40 2014-03-31 9.40 9.70 0.80 7.40 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
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Unemployment Rate | Notes
The unemployment rate can be defined as the number of people actively looking for a job divided by the labour force. Changes in unemployment depend mostly on inflows made up of non-employed people starting to look for jobs, of employed people who lose their jobs and look for new ones and of people who stop looking for employment.


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