Macedonia Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Macedonia decreased to 28.65 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 28.70 percent in the third quarter of 2013. Unemployment Rate in Macedonia is reported by the State Statistical Office of the Republic of Macedonia. Unemployment Rate in Macedonia averaged 32.11 Percent from 1993 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 37.30 Percent in the fourth quarter of 2005 and a record low of 27.70 Percent in the fourth quarter of 1993. 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. 2014-04-23

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
28.65 28.70 37.30 27.70 27.90 | 2014/03 1993 - 2013 Percent Quarterly

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Macedonia Unemployment Rate
LIST BY COUNTRY


CALENDAR GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2013-03-18 12:45 PM Macedonia
Unemployment Rate
Q4 2012 30.6% 30.6%
2013-06-17 02:00 PM Macedonia
Unemployment Rate
Q1 2013 29.9% 30.6% 30.7%
2013-09-17 01:00 PM Macedonia
Unemployment Rate
Q2 2013 28.8% 29.9% 29.2%
2013-12-17 01:50 PM Macedonia
Unemployment Rate
Q3 2013 28.7% 28.8% 28%
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Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Employed Persons 685479.00 2013-11-15 682448.00 685479.00 498867.00 685793.69 2014-03-31 [+]
Population 2.11 2012-12-31 2.10 2.11 1.47 2.12 2013-12-31 Million [+]
Unemployed Persons 275225.00 2013-11-15 274969.00 330724.00 273860.00 269914.05 2014-03-31 [+]
Unemployment Rate 28.65 2013-11-15 28.70 37.30 27.70 27.90 2014-03-31 Percent [+]
Wages 31236.00 2014-01-15 31498.00 31498.00 20029.00 31056.72 2014-02-28 MKD [+]
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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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Macedonia Inflation Rate at 0.20 Percent  
The inflation rate in Macedonia was recorded at 0.20 percent in March of 2014. Inflation Rate in Macedonia is reported by the National Bank of the Republic of Macedonia.
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Macedonia recorded a trade deficit of 181811 USD Thousands in February of 2014. Balance of Trade in Macedonia is reported by the State Statistical Office of the Republic of Macedonia.
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Macedonia recorded a Current Account deficit of 22.90 USD Million in January of 2014. Current Account in Macedonia is reported by the National Bank of the Republic of Macedonia.
Macedonia Changes in Inventories at 29519.00 MKD Million  
Changes in Inventories in Macedonia increased to 29519 MKD Million in 2012 from 25850 MKD Million in 2011. Changes in Inventories in Macedonia is reported by the State Statistical Office of the Republic of Macedonia.
Macedonia Consumer Price Index (CPI) at 100.56 Index Points  
Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Macedonia decreased to 100.56 Index Points in March of 2014 from 100.73 Index Points in February of 2014. Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Macedonia is reported by the State Statistical Office of the Republic of Macedonia.
Macedonia Consumer Spending at 90372.00 MKD Million  
Consumer Spending in Macedonia increased to 90372 MKD Million in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 89925 MKD Million in the third quarter of 2013. Consumer Spending in Macedonia is reported by the State Statistical Office of the Republic of Macedonia.
Macedonia Employed Persons at 685479.00  
The number of employed persons in Macedonia increased to 685479 in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 682448 in the third quarter of 2013. Employed Persons in Macedonia is reported by the State Statistical Office of the Republic of Macedonia.
Macedonia Exports at 376474.00 USD Thousands  
Exports in Macedonia increased to 376474 USD Thousands in February of 2014 from 320416 USD Thousands in January of 2014. Exports in Macedonia is reported by the State Statistical Office of the Republic of Macedonia.
Macedonia GDP Constant Prices at 127842.00 MKD Million  
GDP Constant Prices in Macedonia increased to 127842 MKD Million in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 123246 MKD Million in the third quarter of 2013. GDP Constant Prices in Macedonia is reported by the State Statistical Office of the Republic of Macedonia.
Macedonia GDP Deflator at 100.13 Percent  
GDP Deflator in Macedonia decreased to 100.13 percent in 2012 from 103.10 percent in 2011. GDP Deflator in Macedonia is reported by the State Statistical Office of the Republic of Macedonia.
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