The seasonally adjusted number of unemployed people in Germany decreased by 8 thousand to 2.745 million in March of 2021, following a 9 thousand increase in the previous month and compared to market expectations of a 3 thousand decline. The seasonally adjusted jobless rate was unchanged at 6 percent. source: Bundesagentur für Arbeit

Unemployment Change in Germany averaged -0.21 Thousand from 1992 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 368 Thousand in April of 2020 and a record low of -96 Thousand in May of 2006. This page provides the latest reported value for - Germany Unemployment Change - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Germany Unemployment Change - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2021.

Unemployment Change in Germany is expected to be -10.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployment Change in Germany to stand at -40.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Germany Unemployment Change is projected to trend around -30.00 Thousand in 2022 and -12.00 Thousand in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Germany Unemployment Change

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-8.00 9.00 368.00 -96.00 1992 - 2021 Thousand Monthly
Volume, SA


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-01-05 08:55 AM Dec -37K -40K 10K 15K
2021-01-29 08:55 AM Jan -41K -40K 6K 5K
2021-03-02 08:55 AM Feb 9K -37K -13K -20K
2021-03-31 07:55 AM Mar -8K 9K -3K -10K
2021-04-29 07:55 AM Apr -8K
2021-06-01 07:55 AM May
2021-06-30 07:55 AM Jun
2021-07-29 07:55 AM Jul


News Stream
German Unemployment Falls More than Expected
The seasonally adjusted number of unemployed people in Germany decreased by 8 thousand to 2.745 million in March of 2021, following a 9 thousand increase in the previous month and compared to market expectations of a 3 thousand decline. The seasonally adjusted jobless rate was unchanged at 6 percent.
2021-03-31
German Jobless Unexpectedly Rises in February
The seasonally adjusted number of unemployed people in Germany rose by 9 thousand to 2.752 million in February 2021, following a revised 37 thousand decrease in the previous month and compared with market expectations of a 13 thousand decrease. The jobless rate was unchanged at 6.0 percent.
2021-03-02
German Registered Unemployment Falls
The seasonally adjusted number of unemployed people in Germany fell by 41 thousand to 2.729 million in January of 2021, following a revised 40 thousand decrease in the previous month and compared with market expectations of a 6 thousand increase. It was the biggest drop in registered unemployment since April 2011. The jobless rate was unchanged at 6% percent, remaining below a five-year high of 6.4 percent hit in June.
2021-01-29
German Jobless Unexpectedly Falls in December
The seasonally adjusted number of unemployed people in Germany fell by 37 thousand to 2.776 million in December 2020, following a revised 40 thousand decrease in the previous month and compared with market expectations of a 10 thousand increase. The jobless rate was unchanged at 6.1 percent, remaining below a five-year high of 6.4 percent hit in June.
2021-01-05

Germany Unemployment Change
In German, unemployment change measures the absolut change in the number of unemployed people in the reporting month.