Slovenia's unemployment rate rose to 9.1 percent in August of 2020 from 7.4 percent in the same month of the previous year, mainly due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of unemployed people rose by 16.628 from a year ago to 88,172, while employment went down by 11,055 to 882,125. In July, the jobless rate was slightly higher at 9.2 percent.
Unemployment Rate in Slovenia averaged 11.35 percent from 1991 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 15.50 percent in October of 1993 and a record low of 6.30 percent in September of 2008. This page provides the latest reported value for - Slovenia Unemployment Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Slovenia Unemployment Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2020.
Unemployment Rate in Slovenia is expected to be 11.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployment Rate in Slovenia to stand at 11.20 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Slovenia Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 9.50 percent in 2021 and 8.70 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.