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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Cyprus

Cyprus Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 7.3 % Dec/20
Youth Unemployment Rate 21.3 % Dec/20
Employed Persons 416 Thousand Person | 0.416 Million Person 2019
Employment Change  -0.4 % 3Q/20
Employment Rate  69.7 % 3Q/20
Full Time Employment 365 Thousand Person 3Q/20
Long Term Unemployment Rate 2.2 % 3Q/20
Part Time Employment 37.3 Thousand Persons 3Q/20
Unemployed Persons 37234 Persons | 0.037 Million Persons 3Q/20


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Cyprus - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Cyprus?

  • Unemployment Rate in Cyprus decreased to 7.3 % in December 2020. The maximum rate was 16.5 % and minimum was 3 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
7.3 Dec/20 01.02.2021
7.8 Nov/20 08.01.2021
10.5 Oct/20 02.12.2020
8 Sep/20 30.10.2020
7.4 Aug/20 01.10.2020
6.9 Jul/20 01.09.2020
9.8 Jun/20 30.07.2020
10.2 May/20 02.07.2020


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Unemployment Rate in Cyprus by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Nicos Anastasiades 28.02.2013 - 10.8000 8.6000 11.3000 8.6000 -20.37%


Latest data on Youth Unemployment Rate (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate
                     Cyprus - Historical Data (%)

What is Youth Unemployment Rate in Cyprus?

  • Youth Unemployment Rate in Cyprus remained unchanged at 21.3 % in December 2020. The maximum rate was 41.1 % and minimum was 7.8 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
21.3 Dec/20 06.02.2021
21.4 Sep/20 31.10.2020
19.8 Jun/20 30.07.2020
13.4 Mar/20 06.06.2020
15.2 Dec/19 03.03.2020
17.2 Sep/19 29.11.2019
16.5 Jun/19 29.10.2019
16.7 Mar/19 08.06.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate in Cyprus by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Nicos Anastasiades 28.02.2013 - 20.3000 22.8000 26.3000 20.3000 12.32%


Latest data on Employed Persons (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons
                     Cyprus - Historical Data (Thousand Person)

How many employed persons are in Cyprus?

  • Number of Employed Persons in Cyprus increased to 416 Thousand Person (0.416 Million Person) in 2019. The maximum rate was 416 Thousand Person and minimum was 135 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Yearly by Statistical Service.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
416 2019 06.05.2020
401 2018 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons in Cyprus by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Employment Change  (%)

Employment Change 
                     Cyprus - Historical Data (%)

What is Employment Change rate in Cyprus?

  • Employment Change in Cyprus decreased by 0.4 % in the third quarter of 2020. The maximum change was 2.4 % and minimum was -2.1 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
-0.4 3Q/20 15.02.2021
-0.9 2Q/20 21.09.2020
0.5 1Q/20 17.06.2020
0.7 4Q/19 21.04.2020
0.8 3Q/19 20.01.2020
0.7 2Q/19 18.11.2019
0.8 1Q/19 29.10.2019
0.8 4Q/18 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by QoQ presidents (%)

Employment Change  in Cyprus by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Employment Rate  (%)

Employment Rate 
                     Cyprus - Historical Data (%)

What is Employment Rate in Cyprus?

  • Employment Rate in Cyprus decreased to 69.7 % in the third quarter of 2020. The maximum rate was 71.5 % and minimum was 60.9 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
69.7 3Q/20 19.12.2020
69.9 2Q/20 05.09.2020
70 1Q/20 23.05.2020
71 4Q/19 21.04.2020
70.8 3Q/19 18.01.2020
71.2 2Q/19 29.10.2019
69.2 4Q/18 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by QoQ presidents (%)

Employment Rate  in Cyprus by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Full Time Employment (Thousand Person)

Full Time Employment
                     Cyprus - Historical Data (Thousand Person)

What is the number of full-time workers in Cyprus?

  • Full Time Employment in Cyprus remained unchanged at 365 Thousand Person in the third quarter of 2020. The maximum rate was 367 Thousand Person and minimum was 258 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
365 3Q/20 05.12.2020
365 2Q/20 05.09.2020
362 1Q/20 24.06.2020
367 4Q/19 15.04.2020
366 3Q/19 20.01.2020
362 2Q/19 29.10.2019
355 4Q/18 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Person)

Full Time Employment in Cyprus by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Long Term Unemployment Rate (%)

Long Term Unemployment Rate
                     Cyprus - Historical Data (%)

What is Long Term Unemployment Rate in Cyprus?

  • Long Term Unemployment Rate in Cyprus increased to 2.2 % in the third quarter of 2020. The maximum rate was 7.8 % and minimum was 0.4 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
2.2 3Q/20 19.12.2020
1.8 2Q/20 12.09.2020
2.1 1Q/20 17.06.2020
1.9 4Q/19 21.04.2020
2.1 3Q/19 20.01.2020
2.1 2Q/19 13.11.2019
2.2 1Q/19 29.10.2019
2.4 4Q/18 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Long Term Unemployment Rate in Cyprus by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Part Time Employment (Thousand Persons)

Part Time Employment
                     Cyprus - Historical Data (Thousand Persons)

What is Part Time Employment in Cyprus?

  • Part Time Employment in Cyprus decreased to 37.3 Thousand Persons in the third quarter of 2020. The maximum rate was 50 Thousand Persons and minimum was 15.8 Thousand Persons.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (Thousand Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
37.3 3Q/20 05.12.2020
40.2 2Q/20 05.09.2020
43.1 1Q/20 24.06.2020
41.7 4Q/19 15.04.2020
38.5 3Q/19 20.01.2020
42.1 2Q/19 29.10.2019
40.2 4Q/18 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Persons)

Part Time Employment in Cyprus by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Unemployed Persons (Persons)

Unemployed Persons
                     Cyprus - Historical Data (Persons)

How many Unemployed Persons are in Cyprus?

  • Number of Unemployed Persons in Cyprus increased to 37234 Persons (0.037 Million Persons) in the third quarter of 2020. The maximum rate was 77142 Persons and minimum was 12448 Persons.
  • Data published Quarterly by Statistical Service.

Historical Data (Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
37234 3Q/20 28.11.2020
30451 2Q/20 15.08.2020
32803 1Q/20 16.05.2020
28481 4Q/19 29.02.2020
30088 3Q/19 24.11.2019
28989 2Q/19 29.10.2019
39252 1Q/19 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (Persons)

Unemployed Persons in Cyprus by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End

Other labor indicators in Cyprus

Index Updated Actual Previous
Retirement Age Men 2020 65 65
Wages 3Q/20 2304.977 USD/Month 2296.517
Job Vacancies Dec/20 6.839 K 6.876
Labor Force Participation Rate 3Q/20 62.9 % 62.2

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Austria Feb/21 10.7 % 11.4
Ireland Jan/21 5.8 % 5.8
Luxembourg Jan/21 6.4 % 6.4
Spain 4Q/20 16.13 % 16.26
Iceland Jan/21 8.2 % 7.4
Norway Nov/20 5 % 5.2
Belarus Dec/19 0.2 % 0.3
Belgium Dec/20 5.8 % 6.1
Bulgaria Jan/21 7 % 6.7
Croatia Jan/21 9.8 % 9.5
Cyprus Dec/20 7.3 % 7.8
Czech Republic Jan/21 4.3 % 4
Denmark Dec/20 4.4 % 4.5
Estonia 4Q/20 7.4 % 7.7
Euro Area Dec/20 8.3 % 8.3
European Union Dec/20 7.5 % 7.5
Finland Jan/21 8.7 % 7.8
France 4Q/20 8 % 9.1
Germany Jan/21 4.6 % 4.6
Greece Nov/20 16.2 % 16.4
Hungary Jan/21 4.3 % 4.1
Italy Dec/20 9 % 8.8
Latvia 4Q/20 7.9 % 8.4
Lithuania Jan/21 16.4 % 16.1
Macedonia 3Q/20 16.5 % 16.7
Malta 3Q/20 4.6 % 4.4
Moldova 3Q/20 3.4 % 4.2
Montenegro Jan/21 20.37 % 20.48
Netherlands Jan/21 3.6 % 3.9
Poland Jan/21 6.5 % 6.2
Portugal 4Q/20 7.1 % 7.8
Romania Dec/20 4.9 % 5.1
Russia Jan/21 5.8 % 5.9
Serbia 4Q/20 9.9 % 9
Slovakia Jan/21 7.8 % 7.6
Slovenia Dec/20 8.9 % 8.6
Sweden Jan/21 9.3 % 8.2
Switzerland Jan/21 3.7 % 3.5
Turkey Nov/20 12.9 % 12.7
Ukraine 3Q/20 9.5 % 9.9
United Kingdom Aug/19 3.9 %
Liechtenstein 2019 1.5 % 1.7
Albania 3Q/20 11.6 % 12.5
Bosnia and Herzegovina Dec/20 33.69 % 33.65
Kosovo 3Q/20 24.6 % 27.2