Estonia Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Estonia increased to 8.70 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 8 percent in the third quarter of 2013. Unemployment Rate in Estonia is reported by the Statistics Estonia. Unemployment Rate in Estonia averaged 8.60 Percent from 1989 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 20.10 Percent in the first quarter of 2010 and a record low of 0.50 Percent in the second quarter of 1989. In Estonia, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Estonia Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-18

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
8.70 8.00 20.10 0.50 7.77 | 2014/06 1989 - 2013 Percent Quarterly

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Estonia Unemployment Rate
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CALENDAR GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2013-05-15 06:00 AM Estonia
Unemployment Rate
Q1 2013 10.2% 9.3%
2013-08-14 06:00 AM Estonia
Unemployment Rate
Q2 2013 8.1% 10.2% 11.19%
2013-11-14 06:00 AM Estonia
Unemployment Rate
Q3 2013 8.0% 8.1% 7.8%
2014-02-14 06:00 AM Estonia
Unemployment Rate
Q4 2013 8.7% 8% 7.9%
2014-05-15 06:00 AM Estonia
Unemployment Rate
Q1 2014 8.7% 7.6%
2014-08-14 06:00 AM Estonia
Unemployment Rate
Q2 2014 7.8%
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Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Population 1.34 2012-12-31 1.34 1.57 1.22 1.34 2014-06-30 Million [+]
Employed Persons 616.10 2013-11-15 627.10 839.10 553.60 608.45 2014-06-30 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 5.83 2014-03-15 4.85 9.23 0.51 5.14 2014-06-30 Thousand [+]
Labour Costs 160.16 2010-08-15 165.90 194.97 29.81 177.83 2014-06-30 Index Points [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 3.40 2013-09-30 3.90 8.50 1.40 2.84 2014-06-30 percent [+]
Retirement Age Men 63.00 2013-01-01 63.00 63.00 63.00 63.00 2014-06-30 [+]
Retirement Age Women 62.00 2013-01-01 61.50 62.00 61.00 62.40 2014-06-30 [+]
Unemployed Persons 35.42 2014-03-31 36.33 95.00 12.00 34.23 2014-06-30 Thousand [+]
Unemployment Rate 8.70 2013-12-31 8.00 20.10 0.50 7.77 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
Wages 986.29 2013-11-15 930.26 986.29 7.00 1017.00 2014-06-30 EUR [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 958.99 2013-11-15 918.56 958.99 282.00 988.55 2014-06-30 EUR [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 19.10 2013-12-15 21.90 40.50 7.90 18.92 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
Minimum Wages 320.00 2013-12-31 320.00 320.00 79.90 343.62 2014-06-30 EUR [+]
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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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