Macedonia Unemployment Rate  1993-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Macedonia's unemployment rate decreased to 23.1 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016 from 24.6 percent in the same period of the previous year. It was the lowest reading since the series began in 1993, as the number of unemployed people fell by 14.6 thousand to 219,959 and the number of employed rose by 15.3 thousand to 731,107. Meantime, the labor force participation rate remained unchanged at 56.6 percent. Unemployment Rate in Macedonia averaged 30.68 percent from 1993 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 37.30 percent in the fourth quarter of 2005 and a record low of 23.40 percent in the third quarter of 2016.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-09-09 12:00 PM Q2 24% 24.5% 24.3%
2016-12-09 12:00 PM Q3 23.4% 24% 23.7%
2017-03-09 12:00 PM Q4 23.1% 23.4% 23.1%
2017-06-09 12:00 PM Q1 23.1% 23%
2017-09-07 12:00 PM Q2 22.6%
2017-12-07 12:00 PM Q3 22.2%




Macedonia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 23.10 23.40 37.30 23.10 percent [+]
Employed Persons 731107.00 727985.00 731107.00 498867.00 [+]
Unemployed Persons 219148.00 221959.00 330724.00 219148.00 [+]
Wages 32869.00 33441.00 34374.00 20029.00 MKD/Month [+]
Population 2.07 2.07 2.10 1.38 Million [+]
Part Time Employment 40.90 40.30 50.20 21.70 Thousand [+]
Minimum Wages 231.40 232.28 232.28 198.95 EUR/Month [+]
Job Vacancies 6200.00 6687.00 7155.00 4604.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 56.59 56.58 57.80 50.30 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 682.30 677.90 683.20 515.20 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 43.54 43.36 43.54 31.20 percent [+]
Wage Growth 1.90 2.30 18.60 -5.60 percent [+]


Macedonia Unemployment Rate Notes

In Macedonia, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Macedonia Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Macedonia Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
23.10 23.40 37.30 23.10 1993 - 2016 percent Quarterly



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