The seasonally adjusted number of unemployed people in Germany decreased by 2 thousand to 2.277 million in January 2020, following an 8 thousand rise in December and compared to market expectations of a 5 thousand advance. In unadjusted terms, unemployment rose by 198 thousand to 2.425 million. The jobless rate was unchanged at 5 percent, remaining close to the lowest since German reunification in 1990. Germany Unemployment Change - data, historical chart, and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2020 from its official source.

Unemployment Change in Germany averaged -1.47 Thousand from 1992 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 264 Thousand in January of 2005 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. source: Bundesagentur für Arbeit

Unemployment Change in Germany is expected to be 9.00 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 15.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Germany Unemployment Change is projected to trend around 19.00 Thousand in 2021, according to our econometric models.


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Germany Unemployment Change

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-2.00 8.00 264.00 -96.00 1992 - 2020 Thousand Monthly
Volume, SA


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-10-30 08:55 AM Oct 6K -9K 2K -15K
2019-11-29 08:55 AM Nov -16K 5K 5K 12K
2020-01-03 08:55 AM Dec 8K -14K 2K 3K
2020-01-30 08:55 AM Jan -2K 8K 5K 7K
2020-02-28 08:55 AM Feb -2K 5K
2020-03-31 07:55 AM Mar 9K
2020-04-30 07:55 AM Apr
2020-06-03 07:55 AM May


News Stream
German Unemployment Falls Unexpectedly
The seasonally adjusted number of unemployed people in Germany decreased by 2 thousand to 2.277 million in January 2020, following an 8 thousand rise in December and compared to market expectations of a 5 thousand advance. In unadjusted terms, unemployment rose by 198 thousand to 2.425 million. The jobless rate was unchanged at 5 percent, remaining close to the lowest since German reunification in 1990.
2020-01-30
German Jobless Rises More than Expected in December
The seasonally adjusted number of unemployed people in Germany increased by 8 thousand to 2.279 million in December of 2019. It follows a downwardly revised 14 thousand drop in November and compares with market expectations of a 2 thousand rise. It is the highest increase in unemployment in seven months. The jobless rate was unchanged at 5 percent, remaining close to the lowest since German reunification in 1990.
2020-01-03
German Registered Unemployment Falls
Germany's seasonally adjusted number of unemployed fell by 16 thousand from a month earlier to 2.266 million in November 2019, compared to market expectations of a 5 thousand increase. The jobless rate was unchanged at 5 percent, remaining close to the lowest since German reunification in 1990.
2019-11-29
German Unemployment Rises More than Expected
Germany's seasonally adjusted number of unemployed rose by 6 thousand from a month earlier to 2.287 million in October 2019, above market expectations of a 2 thousand increase. The jobless rate was unchanged at 5 percent, remaining close to the lowest since German reunification in 1990.
2019-10-30

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