Slovakia Unemployment Rate 1994-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Slovakia decreased to 11.50 percent in July from 11.60 percent in June of 2015, in line with market expectations. Unemployment Rate in Slovakia averaged 13.96 percent from 1994 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 19.70 percent in March of 2001 and a record low of 8.70 percent in December of 2008. Unemployment Rate in Slovakia is reported by the Ministry of Labour, Family, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities.

Slovakia Unemployment Rate
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
11.50 11.60 19.70 8.70 1994 - 2015 percent Monthly
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. Content for - Slovakia Unemployment Rate - was last refreshed on Friday, September 4, 2015.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-06-22 01:40 PM May 11.5% 11.7% 11.58% 11.4%
2015-07-20 10:00 AM Jun 11.6% 11.5% 11.45% 11.3%
2015-08-19 09:00 AM Jul 11.5% 11.6% 11.45% 11.4%
2015-09-22 11:20 AM Aug 11.5% 11.9%
2015-10-22 01:30 PM Sep 11.9%
2015-11-23 11:00 AM Oct 11.9%

Slovakia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 11.50 11.60 19.70 8.70 percent [+]
Employed Persons 2392.00 2390.90 2472.90 2083.50 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 309110.00 311423.00 533676.00 192098.00 [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 8.10 8.50 12.50 5.60 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 24.80 25.50 39.70 18.00 percent [+]
Productivity 102.00 110.60 117.40 56.70 Index Points [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 87.60 87.40 91.30 79.40 percent [+]
Wages 974.00 975.00 1065.00 349.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 958.00 948.00 1051.00 341.00 EUR/Month [+]
Labour Costs 107.30 110.80 110.80 56.60 Index Points [+]
Population 5.42 5.41 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 [+]
Minimum Wages 380.00 380.00 380.00 69.43 EUR/Month [+]


Unemployment Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 6.30 Jul/15 6.00 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 7.50 Jul/15 6.90 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 6.80 Jul/15 6.80 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.04 Jun/15 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 10.90 Jul/15 11.10 12.10 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.30 Jun/15 10.30 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 4.70 Jul/15 4.70 14.20 0.40 percent [+]
India 4.90 Dec/13 5.20 9.40 4.90 percent [+]
Indonesia 5.81 Mar/15 5.94 11.24 2.00 percent [+]
Italy 12.00 Jul/15 12.50 13.00 5.80 percent [+]
Japan 3.30 Jul/15 3.40 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 4.72 Jul/15 4.41 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 6.80 Jul/15 6.90 7.90 3.60 percent [+]
Russia 5.30 Jul/15 5.40 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.70 Jul/15 3.90 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 22.37 Jun/15 23.78 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.10 Jul/15 3.10 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 9.30 May/15 9.60 14.80 7.30 percent [+]
United Kingdom 5.60 Jun/15 5.60 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.30 Jul/15 5.30 10.80 2.50 percent [+]