Slovakia Unemployment Rate  1994-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The unemployment rate in Slovakia stood at 8.8 percent in December of 2016, the same as in the previous month but worse than market expectations of 8.7 percent. Yet, it remained at its lowest level since December 2008 as the number of unemployed decreased 0.2 percent to 237,977. In November 2015, the jobless rate was higher at 10.6 percent. Unemployment Rate in Slovakia averaged 13.20 percent from 1994 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 19.79 percent in January of 2001 and a record low of 7.36 percent in August of 2008.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-11-21 12:00 PM Oct 9.1% 9.4% 9.3% 9.4%
2016-12-20 09:45 AM Nov 8.8% 9.1% 9.03% 8.9%
2017-01-20 10:00 AM Dec 8.8% 8.8% 8.7% 8.9%
2017-02-21 10:50 AM Jan 8.8% 8.9%
2017-03-17 09:30 AM Feb 8.8%
2017-04-20 08:30 AM Mar 8.8%




Slovakia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 8.80 8.80 19.79 7.36 percent [+]
Employed Persons 2503.40 2490.80 2503.40 2083.50 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 237977.00 238380.00 533676.00 192098.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 90.50 90.40 91.30 79.40 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 5.80 6.40 12.50 5.60 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 20.90 21.20 40.00 18.70 percent [+]
Labour Costs 96.90 104.00 110.50 56.70 Index Points [+]
Productivity 123.70 107.40 123.70 56.70 Index Points [+]
Wages 1166.00 960.00 1166.00 349.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 1149.00 941.00 1149.00 341.00 EUR/Month [+]
Minimum Wages 405.00 405.00 405.00 69.43 EUR/Month [+]
Population 5.43 5.42 5.44 4.14 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 61.00 61.00 61.00 57.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 62.00 62.00 62.00 62.00 [+]
Full Time Employment 2328.40 2305.30 2387.10 1877.10 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 0.60 0.60 1.90 -1.40 percent [+]
Employment Rate 65.10 64.90 65.10 56.10 percent [+]
Part Time Employment 144.40 137.20 146.80 35.10 Thousand [+]
Living Wage Family 1120.00 1120.00 1120.00 1070.00 EUR/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 627.00 615.00 627.00 589.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 626.00 596.00 626.00 520.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 1190.00 1100.00 1190.00 920.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wage Growth 4.00 3.40 14.70 -33.10 percent [+]



Slovakia Unemployment Rate Notes

In Slovakia, 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 - Slovakia Unemployment Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Slovakia Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
8.80 8.80 19.79 7.36 1994 - 2016 percent Monthly



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