Romania Unemployment Rate  2006-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Romania's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased to 5.5 percent in December of 2016 from 5.7 percent in November. It was the lowest jobless rate since September 2008, as the number of unemployed fell to 507 thousand from 521 thousand in November. Unemployment fell for both men (6.3 percent from 6.5 percent) and women (4.5 percent from 4.7 percent). A year earlier, the jobless rate was higher at 6.7 percent. Unemployment Rate in Romania averaged 6.82 percent from 2006 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 8.10 percent in March of 2010 and a record low of 5.40 percent in September of 2008.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-11-29 07:00 AM Oct 5.8% 5.8% 6%
2017-01-09 07:00 AM Nov 5.7% 5.8% 5.9%
2017-01-31 07:00 AM Dec 5.5% 5.7% 6%
2017-03-02 07:00 AM Jan 5.5% 5.6%
2017-04-03 06:00 AM Feb 5.9%
2017-05-02 06:00 AM Mar 5.9%




Romania Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.50 5.70 8.10 5.40 percent [+]
Employed Persons 4751.10 4749.10 8496.00 4095.20 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 418.20 416.70 1291.30 65.30 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 2.80 3.00 5.30 1.70 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 20.30 20.30 24.80 15.30 percent [+]
Labour Costs 91.90 110.10 119.80 2.30 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 1.29 1.16 2.14 0.50 percent [+]
Wages 3257.00 3005.00 3257.00 1.02 RON/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 2956.00 2084.00 2956.00 203.00 RON/Month [+]
Minimum Wages 275.39 276.34 276.34 24.53 EUR/Month [+]
Population 19.76 19.87 23.21 18.32 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 60.30 60.00 60.30 57.75 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.00 65.00 65.00 63.00 [+]
Employment Rate 63.10 61.80 69.10 55.40 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 7697.80 7598.40 8640.40 7228.10 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 54.80 54.10 67.80 52.70 percent [+]
Productivity 146.00 112.50 146.00 47.30 Index Points [+]
Part Time Employment 636.70 627.00 1458.10 625.20 Thousand [+]
Living Wage Family 2404.80 2313.30 3180.00 2048.40 RON/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1997.20 1868.20 1997.20 1691.80 RON/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 2520.00 2400.00 2520.00 2360.00 RON/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1540.00 1230.00 1540.00 1230.00 RON/Month [+]



Romania Unemployment Rate Notes

In Romania, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides the latest reported value for - Romania Unemployment Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Romania Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.50 5.70 8.10 5.40 2006 - 2016 percent Monthly



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