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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Estonia

Estonia Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 7.4 % 4Q/20
Youth Unemployment Rate 16.8 % Feb/21
Employed Persons 660 Thousand Person | 0.66 Million Person 4Q/20
Employment Change  1.9 % 4Q/20
Employment Rate  66.3 % 3Q/20
Full Time Employment 544 Thousand Person 4Q/20
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.3 % 3Q/20
Part Time Employment 79.6 Thousand Persons 4Q/20
Unemployed Persons 57.8 Thousand Persons | 0.058 Million Persons Mar/21


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Estonia - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Estonia?

  • Unemployment Rate in Estonia decreased to 7.4 % in the forth quarter of 2020. The maximum rate was 19.5 % and minimum was 0.5 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
7.4 4Q/20 15.02.2021
7.7 3Q/20 13.11.2020
7.1 2Q/20 14.08.2020
5 1Q/20 15.05.2020
4.1 4Q/19 14.02.2020
3.9 3Q/19 14.11.2019
5.1 2Q/19 29.10.2019
4.7 1Q/19 15.05.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Unemployment Rate in Estonia by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Kersti Kaljulaid 10.10.2016 - 5.6000 6.8000 7.0000 5.2000 21.43%


Latest data on Youth Unemployment Rate (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate
                     Estonia - Historical Data (%)

What is Youth Unemployment Rate in Estonia?

  • Youth Unemployment Rate in Estonia decreased to 16.8 % in February 2021. The maximum rate was 40.4 % and minimum was 6.6 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
16.8 Feb/21 10.04.2021
18.9 Dec/20 06.03.2021
23.3 Nov/20 06.02.2021
22.9 Oct/20 09.01.2021
20.7 Sep/20 02.12.2020
20.9 Aug/20 31.10.2020
23.7 Jul/20 01.10.2020
23.2 Jun/20 02.09.2020


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate in Estonia by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Kersti Kaljulaid 10.10.2016 - 15.7000 8.0000 15.7000 6.5000 -49.04%


Latest data on Employed Persons (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons
                     Estonia - Historical Data (Thousand Person)

How many employed persons are in Estonia?

  • Number of Employed Persons in Estonia increased to 660 Thousand Person (0.66 Million Person) in the forth quarter of 2020. The maximum rate was 839 Thousand Person and minimum was 552 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Quarterly by Statistics.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
660 4Q/20 20.02.2021
653 3Q/20 13.11.2020
644 2Q/20 14.08.2020
670 1Q/20 15.05.2020
678 4Q/19 15.02.2020
677 3Q/19 14.11.2019
668 2Q/19 29.10.2019
662 1Q/19 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons in Estonia by presidents

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


Latest data on Employment Change  (%)

Employment Change 
                     Estonia - Historical Data (%)

What is Employment Change rate in Estonia?

  • Employment Change in Estonia increased by 1.9 % in the forth quarter of 2020. The maximum change was 3.4 % and minimum was -5.3 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
1.9 4Q/20 20.04.2021
0.9 3Q/20 13.11.2020
-5.1 2Q/20 21.09.2020
-0.4 1Q/20 17.06.2020
1.3 4Q/19 21.04.2020
1 3Q/19 05.12.2019
-0.4 2Q/19 18.11.2019
-0.4 1Q/19 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by QoQ presidents (%)

Employment Change  in Estonia by presidents

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


Latest data on Employment Rate  (%)

Employment Rate 
                     Estonia - Historical Data (%)

What is Employment Rate in Estonia?

  • Employment Rate in Estonia increased to 66.3 % in the third quarter of 2020. The maximum rate was 76.5 % and minimum was 53.1 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
66.3 3Q/20 11.02.2021
68.1 1Q/20 15.05.2020
69.2 4Q/19 14.02.2020
69 3Q/19 14.11.2019
68.1 2Q/19 29.10.2019
68.2 3Q/18 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by QoQ presidents (%)

Employment Rate  in Estonia 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
                     Estonia - Historical Data (Thousand Person)

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

  • Full Time Employment in Estonia decreased to 544 Thousand Person in the forth quarter of 2020. The maximum rate was 599 Thousand Person and minimum was 477 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
544 4Q/20 13.03.2021
552 3Q/20 05.12.2020
534 2Q/20 12.09.2020
545 1Q/20 18.06.2020
566 4Q/19 15.04.2020
576 3Q/19 20.01.2020
560 2Q/19 29.10.2019
565 4Q/18 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Person)

Full Time Employment in Estonia 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
                     Estonia - Historical Data (%)

What is Long Term Unemployment Rate in Estonia?

  • Long Term Unemployment Rate in Estonia increased to 1.3 % in the third quarter of 2020. The maximum rate was 8.3 % and minimum was 0.6 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
1.3 3Q/20 19.12.2020
1.1 1Q/20 17.06.2020
0.7 4Q/19 21.04.2020
0.6 3Q/19 20.01.2020
1.1 2Q/19 13.11.2019
1.1 1Q/19 29.10.2019
0.8 4Q/18 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Long Term Unemployment Rate in Estonia 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
                     Estonia - Historical Data (Thousand Persons)

What is Part Time Employment in Estonia?

  • Part Time Employment in Estonia increased to 79.6 Thousand Persons in the forth quarter of 2020. The maximum rate was 86 Thousand Persons and minimum was 32.4 Thousand Persons.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (Thousand Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
79.6 4Q/20 13.03.2021
66.8 3Q/20 05.12.2020
72.5 2Q/20 12.09.2020
86 1Q/20 24.06.2020
75.3 4Q/19 15.04.2020
65.1 3Q/19 20.01.2020
69.8 2Q/19 29.10.2019
75.2 4Q/18 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Persons)

Part Time Employment in Estonia by presidents

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


Latest data on Unemployed Persons (Thousand Persons)

Unemployed Persons
                     Estonia - Historical Data (Thousand Persons)

How many Unemployed Persons are in Estonia?

  • Number of Unemployed Persons in Estonia increased to 57.8 Thousand Persons (0.058 Million Persons) in March 2021. The maximum rate was 95 Thousand Persons and minimum was 12 Thousand Persons.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (Thousand Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
57.8 Mar/21 17.04.2021
57.13 Feb/21 13.03.2021
56.58 Jan/21 13.02.2021
53.87 Dec/20 16.01.2021
51.4 Nov/20 12.12.2020
50.16 Oct/20 14.11.2020
49.09 Sep/20 17.10.2020
49.32 Aug/20 12.09.2020


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Persons)

Unemployed Persons in Estonia by presidents

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

Other labor indicators in Estonia

Index Updated Actual Previous
Retirement Age Men 2020 63.75 63.5
Wages 4Q/20 1818.771 USD/Month 1729.933
Job Vacancies Mar/21 4.35 K 3.38
Labor Force Participation Rate 3Q/20 71.8 % 70.4

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Austria Mar/21 9.4 % 10.7
Ireland Mar/21 5.8 % 5.8
Luxembourg Mar/21 6.1 % 6.2
Spain 4Q/20 16.13 % 16.26
Iceland Feb/21 6.4 % 8.2
Norway Nov/20 5 % 5.2
Belarus Dec/19 0.2 % 0.3
Belgium Feb/21 5.7 % 5.6
Bulgaria Feb/21 6.9 % 7
Croatia Mar/21 9.3 % 9.7
Cyprus Feb/21 6.8 % 6.8
Czech Republic Mar/21 4.2 % 4.3
Denmark Feb/21 4.6 % 4.5
Estonia 4Q/20 7.4 % 7.7
Euro Area Feb/21 8.3 % 8.3
European Union Feb/21 7.5 % 7.5
Finland Feb/21 8.1 % 8.7
France 4Q/20 8 % 9.1
Germany Feb/21 4.5 % 4.6
Greece Dec/20 15.8 % 16.2
Hungary Feb/21 4.5 % 4.3
Italy Feb/21 10.2 % 10.3
Latvia 4Q/20 7.9 % 8.4
Lithuania Mar/21 15.1 % 16.1
Macedonia 4Q/20 16.1 % 16.5
Malta 4Q/20 4.4 % 4.6
Moldova 4Q/20 3.6 % 3.4
Montenegro Feb/21 22.6 % 20.37
Netherlands Feb/21 3.6 % 3.6
Poland Feb/21 6.5 % 6.5
Portugal 4Q/20 7.1 % 7.8
Romania Feb/21 5.7 % 5.6
Russia Mar/21 5.4 % 5.7
Serbia 4Q/20 9.9 % 9
Slovakia Mar/21 8 % 7.9
Slovenia Feb/21 9 % 9.4
Sweden Feb/21 9.7 % 9.3
Switzerland Mar/21 3.4 % 3.6
Turkey Feb/21 13.4 % 12.7
Ukraine 4Q/20 10.1 % 9.5
United Kingdom Aug/19 3.9 %
Liechtenstein 2019 1.5 % 1.7
Albania 4Q/20 12.3 % 12.1
Bosnia and Herzegovina Jan/21 33.89 % 33.69
Kosovo 3Q/20 24.6 % 27.2