The unemployment rate in Austria rose to 7.6 percent in January of 2023, the highest rate since January last year, and accelerating from 7.4 percent in the previous month. The number of people registered as unemployed dropped by 15, 825 to 317,131. Among the genders, the jobless rate was lower for women (6 percent) than for men (8.9 percent). source: Public Employment Service Austria (AMS)

Unemployment Rate in Austria averaged 5.15 percent from 1960 until 2023, reaching an all time high of 12.80 percent in April of 2020 and a record low of 0.80 percent in August of 1974. This page provides the latest reported value for - Austria Unemployment Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Austria Unemployment Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2023.

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Austria Unemployment Rate



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2023-01-02 08:30 AM Dec 7.4% 6.2% 7.9%
2023-02-01 08:30 AM Jan 7.6% 7.4% 7.4%
2023-03-01 08:30 AM Feb 7.6%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 7.60 7.40 percent Jan 2023
Unemployed Persons 317131.00 309653.00 Jan 2023
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.10 1.20 percent Sep 2022
Youth Unemployment Rate 9.10 10.70 percent Dec 2022
Employment Rate 74.70 74.10 percent Sep 2022

Austria Unemployment Rate
In Austria, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7.60 7.40 12.80 0.80 1960 - 2023 percent Monthly
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News Stream
Austria Jobless Rate at 1-Year High
The unemployment rate in Austria rose to 7.6 percent in January of 2023, the highest rate since January last year, and accelerating from 7.4 percent in the previous month. The number of people registered as unemployed dropped by 15, 825 to 317,131. Among the genders, the jobless rate was lower for women (6 percent) than for men (8.9 percent).
2023-02-01
Austria Jobless Rate at 11-Month High
The unemployment rate in Austria increased to 7.4 percent in December of 2022, the highest jobless rate since January of 2022, although below 8.1 percent in the corresponding month a year earlier, as the number of people registered as unemployed declined by 27,500 to 309,653. Among the genders, the jobless rate was lower for women (at 6 percent) than for men (at 8.6 percent).
2023-01-02
Austria Jobless Rate Hits 8-Month High of 6.2%
The unemployment rate in Austria increased to 6.2% in November of 2022, the highest jobless rate since March of 2022 but below 7% in the corresponding month of the previous year. The number of people registered as unemployed declined by 31,827 to 257,513, of which 117,346 were women and 140,167 were men.
2022-12-01