Romania's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate edged lower to 3.9 percent in December 2019, the lowest in four months, from 4.0 percent in the previous month. The number of unemployed fell by 122 thousand to 354 thousand. Meanwhile, the unemployment rate was lower for both men (4.2% vs 4.4%) and women (3.4% vs 3.5%). Romania Unemployment Rate - data, historical chart, and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2020 from its official source.

Unemployment Rate in Romania averaged 6.33 percent from 2004 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 8.70 percent in January of 2004 and a record low of 3.80 percent in June of 2019. 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.

Unemployment Rate in Romania is expected to be 3.80 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 4.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Romania Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 3.90 percent in 2021, according to our econometric models.


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Romania Unemployment Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.90 4.00 8.70 3.80 2004 - 2019 percent Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-10-31 07:00 AM Sep 3.9% 3.8% 4%
2019-11-29 07:00 AM Oct 4% 4.1% 4%
2020-01-09 07:00 AM Nov 4% 4% 4%
2020-01-30 07:00 AM Dec 3.9% 4% 4.1%
2020-03-03 07:00 AM Jan 3.9%
2020-04-01 06:00 AM Feb
2020-04-30 06:00 AM Mar 3.80%
2020-06-03 06:00 AM Apr


News Stream
Romanian Jobless Rate Falls to 4-Month Low
Romania's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate edged lower to 3.9 percent in December 2019, the lowest in four months, from 4.0 percent in the previous month. The number of unemployed fell by 122 thousand to 354 thousand. Meanwhile, the unemployment rate was lower for both men (4.2% vs 4.4%) and women (3.4% vs 3.5%).
2020-01-30
Romanian Jobless Rate Unchanged at 4% in November
Romania's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate stood at 4.0 percent in November 2019, unchanged from the previous month, as the number of unemployed fell by 1.2 thousand to 366 thousand. Meanwhile, the unemployment rate for men was unchanged (at 4.4 percent) while that for women edged up (3.5 percent vs 3.4 percent).
2020-01-09
Romanian Jobless Rate Inches Lower to 4%
Romania's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate edged down to 4.0 percent in October 2019 from the previous month's ten-month high of 4.1 percent, as the number of unemployed fell by 10 thousand to 365 thousand. Meanwhile, the unemployment rate eased for both men (4.4 percent vs 4.5 percent) and women (3.4 percent vs 3.5 percent).
2019-11-29
Romanian Jobless Rate Rises in September
Romania's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate edged up to 3.9 percent in September 2019 from 3.8 percent in the previous month, with the number of unemployed increasing by 4 thousand to 347 thousand. The unemployment rate i for women ticked up (3.3 percent vs 3.2 percent), while that for men was unchanged (at 4.3 percent).
2019-10-31

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.