Macedonia Unemployment Rate  1993-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Macedonia's unemployment rate decreased to 24 percent in the second quarter of 2016 from 26.8 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 fell to 227,702 compared to 256,596 a year earlier while the number of employed rose to 720,674 from 699,578. Unemployment Rate in Macedonia averaged 30.86 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 24 percent in the second quarter of 2016. Unemployment Rate in Macedonia is reported by the State Statistical Office of the Republic of Macedonia.

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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
24.00 24.50 37.30 24.00 1993 - 2016 percent Quarterly
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 September of 2016.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2013-09-17 01:00 PM Q2 2013 28.8% 29.9% 29.2%
2013-12-17 01:50 PM Q3 2013 28.7% 28.8% 28%
2016-09-09 12:00 PM Q2 24% 24.5% 24.3%
2016-12-09 12:00 PM Q3 24% 23.7%

Macedonia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 24.00 24.50 37.30 24.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 720674.00 714435.00 720674.00 498867.00 [+]
Unemployed Persons 227702.00 231386.00 330724.00 227702.00 [+]
Wages 32837.00 32637.00 33299.00 20029.00 MKD/Month [+]
Population 2.07 2.07 2.10 1.38 Million [+]
Minimum Wages 232.28 223.08 232.28 198.95 EUR/Month [+]
Part Time Employment 21.70 26.20 50.20 21.70 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 6687.00 6649.00 7155.00 4604.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 56.49 56.35 57.80 50.30 percent [+]
Employment Rate 42.93 42.57 42.93 31.20 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 683.20 677.70 683.20 515.20 Thousand [+]
Wage Growth 2.70 2.50 18.60 -5.60 percent [+]




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