Romania's seasonally adjusted unemployment ticked down to 5.2 percent in September 2020 from 5.3 percent in the previous month. This was the lowest jobless rate since May, as the number of unemployed fell by 8,000 to 471 thousand. Meanwhile, the jobless rate for men fell (5.7 percent vs 5.0 percent in August) while that for women inched higher(4.6 percent vs 4.5 percent). source: Institutul National de Statistica

Unemployment Rate in Romania averaged 6.27 percent from 2004 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 8.70 percent in January of 2004 and a record low of 3.70 percent in January of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - Romania Unemployment Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Romania Unemployment Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2020.

Unemployment Rate in Romania is expected to be 8.30 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployment Rate in Romania to stand at 7.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Romania Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 6.90 percent in 2021 and 4.20 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Romania Unemployment Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.20 5.30 8.70 3.70 2004 - 2020 percent Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-07-30 06:00 AM Jun 5.2% 5.2% 6.5%
2020-09-01 06:00 AM Jul 5.4% 5.3% 6.5%
2020-10-01 06:00 AM Aug 5.3% 5.4% 5.8%
2020-10-30 07:00 AM Sep 5.2% 5.3% 7.7%
2020-12-02 07:00 AM Oct 5.2% 5.3%
2021-01-08 07:00 AM Nov 5.4%
2021-01-29 07:00 AM Dec
2021-03-03 07:00 AM Jan


News Stream
Romania Jobless Rate Falls to 4-Month Low
Romania's seasonally adjusted unemployment ticked down to 5.2 percent in September 2020 from 5.3 percent in the previous month. This was the lowest jobless rate since May, as the number of unemployed fell by 8,000 to 471 thousand. Meanwhile, the jobless rate for men fell (5.7 percent vs 5.0 percent in August) while that for women inched higher(4.6 percent vs 4.5 percent).
2020-10-30
Romania Jobless Rate Inches Lower
Romania's seasonally adjusted unemployment ticked down to 5.3 percent in August 2020 from 5.4 percent in the previous month as the number of unemployed fell by 5,000 to 479 thousand. Meanwhile, the jobless rate for men fell (5.9 percent vs 6.1 percent in July) while that for women was steady (at 4.5 percent).
2020-10-01
Romanian Jobless Rate Highest Since 2016
Romania's seasonally adjusted unemployment inched up to 5.4 percent in July 2020 from an upwardly revised 5.3 percent in the previous month. This was the highest jobless rate since December 2016, with the number of unemployed increasing by 1,000 to 484 thousand. Meanwhile, the unemployment rate rose for men (6.1 percent vs 5.6 percent) while declined for women (4.5 percent vs 5.0 percent).
2020-09-01
Romania Jobless Rate Stays at 3-Year High
Romania's seasonally adjusted unemployment stood at 5.2 percent in June 2020, unchanged from the previous month. This remained the highest jobless rate since May 2017, with the number of unemployed increasing by 3.2 thousand to 467 thousand. Meanwhile, the unemployment rate fell for men (5.5 percent vs 6.1 percent) while rose for women (5.0 percent vs 4.0 percent).
2020-07-30

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