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

Unemployment Rate in Slovakia decreased to 11.50 percent in May of 2015 from 11.68 percent in April of 2015. Unemployment Rate in Slovakia averaged 14 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.

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Slovakia Unemployment Rate
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
11.50 11.68 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. Content for - Slovakia Unemployment Rate - was last refreshed on Saturday, July 4, 2015.

Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-04-20 09:00 AM Mar 12.1% 12.3% 12.23% 12.1%
2015-05-20 11:10 AM Apr 11.7% 12.1% 11.9% 11.8%
2015-06-22 01:40 PM May 11.5% 11.7% 11.58% 11.4%
2015-07-20 10:50 AM Jun 11.5% 11.5%
2015-08-20 11:05 AM Jul 11.6%
2015-09-22 11:20 AM Aug 11.7%

Slovakia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 11.50 11.68 19.70 8.70 percent [+]
Employed Persons 2392.00 2390.90 2472.90 2083.50 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 309523.00 315090.00 533676.00 192098.00 [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 8.50 9.00 12.50 5.60 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 25.90 26.10 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 950.00 928.00 1053.00 349.00 EUR/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 928.00 910.00 1039.00 341.00 EUR/Month [+]
Labour Costs 141.10 140.30 141.10 47.20 Index Points [+]
Population 5.41 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 380.00 352.00 380.00 69.43 EUR/Month [+]


Unemployment Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 6.00 May/15 6.10 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 6.70 May/15 6.40 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 6.80 May/15 6.80 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.10 Mar/15 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 11.10 May/15 11.10 12.10 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.30 Mar/15 10.40 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 4.70 May/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 12.40 May/15 12.40 13.20 5.90 percent [+]
Japan 3.30 May/15 3.30 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 4.45 May/15 4.31 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 6.90 May/15 7.00 7.90 3.60 percent [+]
Russia 5.60 May/15 5.80 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.90 May/15 3.70 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 23.78 Mar/15 23.70 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.20 May/15 3.30 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 10.60 Mar/15 11.20 14.80 7.30 percent [+]
United Kingdom 5.50 Apr/15 5.50 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.30 Jun/15 5.50 10.80 2.50 percent [+]