Unemployment Rate in European Union increased to 6.60 percent in April from 6.40 percent in March of 2020.

Unemployment Rate in European Union averaged 9.19 percent from 2000 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 11.50 percent in February of 2013 and a record low of 6.40 percent in February of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - European Union Unemployment Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. European Union Unemployment Rate - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on July of 2020.

Unemployment Rate in European Union is expected to be 7.20 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployment Rate in European Union to stand at 8.60 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the European Union Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 7.90 percent in 2021 and 7.30 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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European Union Unemployment Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6.60 6.40 11.50 6.40 2000 - 2020 percent Monthly
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European Union Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployed Persons 15349.00 15333.00 26638.00 15333.00 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 2.40 2.40 5.30 2.40 percent [+]
Labour Costs 113.30 105.90 113.30 84.20 points [+]
Unemployment Rate 6.60 6.40 11.50 6.40 percent [+]
Wage Growth 2.80 3.20 3.60 0.90 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 14.20 14.10 24.10 14.10 percent [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 58.30 58.30 58.30 56.30 percent [+]
Part Time Employment 42975.10 43634.10 43634.10 31484.60 Thousand [+]
Population 513.47 512.37 513.47 406.73 Million [+]
Productivity 103.40 103.50 103.50 75.40 points [+]
Retirement Age Men 64.28 64.21 64.28 62.57 [+]
Retirement Age Women 63.44 63.31 63.44 61.24 [+]
Employed Persons 230356.80 231342.70 232104.10 213005.80 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 0.30 0.00 0.60 -0.70 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 184143.70 182567.10 184143.70 167275.40 Thousand [+]


European Union Unemployment Rate
In European Union, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force.