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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Euro Area

Euro Area Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 8.1 % Mar/21
Youth Unemployment Rate 17.2 % Mar/21
Employed Persons 158 Million Person 4Q/20
Employment Change  0.4 % 4Q/20
Full Time Employment 114987 Thousand Person 4Q/20
Long Term Unemployment Rate 2.8 % 3Q/20
Part Time Employment 31160 Thousand Persons 4Q/20
Unemployed Persons 13166 Thousand Persons | 13.166 Million Persons Mar/21


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Euro Area - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Euro Area?

  • Unemployment Rate in Euro Area decreased to 8.1 % in March 2021. The maximum rate was 12.1 % and minimum was 7.1 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
8.1 Mar/21 30.04.2021
8.3 Feb/21 06.04.2021
8.1 Jan/21 04.03.2021
8.3 Dec/20 01.02.2021
8.3 Nov/20 08.01.2021
8.4 Oct/20 02.12.2020
8.3 Sep/20 30.10.2020
8.1 Aug/20 01.10.2020


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Unemployment Rate in Euro Area by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Mario Draghi 01.11.2011 - 9.1000 8.5000 9.1000 8.5000 -6.59%


Latest data on Youth Unemployment Rate (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate
                     Euro Area - Historical Data (%)

What is Youth Unemployment Rate in Euro Area?

  • Youth Unemployment Rate in Euro Area decreased to 17.2 % in March 2021. The maximum rate was 24.8 % and minimum was 14.8 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
17.2 Mar/21 30.04.2021
17.3 Feb/21 06.04.2021
17.1 Jan/21 04.03.2021
18.5 Dec/20 01.02.2021
18.4 Nov/20 08.01.2021
18 Oct/20 02.12.2020
17.6 Sep/20 31.10.2020
18.1 Aug/20 01.10.2020


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate in Euro Area by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Mario Draghi 01.11.2011 - 18.7000 17.2000 19.1000 17.2000 -8.02%


Latest data on Employed Persons (Million Person)

Employed Persons
                     Euro Area - Historical Data (Million Person)

How many employed persons are in Euro Area?

  • Number of Employed Persons in Euro Area increased to 158 Million Person in the forth quarter of 2020. The maximum rate was 161 Million Person and minimum was 117 Million Person.
  • Data published Quarterly by European Central Bank.

Historical Data (Million Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
158 4Q/20 13.03.2021
157 3Q/20 12.12.2020
156 2Q/20 19.09.2020
160 1Q/20 27.06.2020
161 4Q/19 22.02.2020
160 3Q/19 14.12.2019
160 2Q/19 29.10.2019
160 1Q/19 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (Million Person)

Employed Persons in Euro Area by presidents

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


Latest data on Employment Change  (%)

Employment Change 
                     Euro Area - Historical Data (%)

What is Employment Change rate in Euro Area?

  • Employment Change in Euro Area increased by 0.4 % in the forth quarter of 2020. The maximum change was 1 % and minimum was -3 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
0.4 4Q/20 16.02.2021
1 3Q/20 13.11.2020
-2.9 2Q/20 14.08.2020
-0.2 1Q/20 15.05.2020
0.3 4Q/19 14.02.2020
0.1 3Q/19 14.11.2019
0.2 2Q/19 29.10.2019
0.3 1Q/19 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by QoQ presidents (%)

Employment Change  in Euro Area 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
                     Euro Area - Historical Data (Thousand Person)

What is the number of full-time workers in Euro Area?

  • Full Time Employment in Euro Area decreased to 114987 Thousand Person in the forth quarter of 2020. The maximum rate was 118849 Thousand Person and minimum was 107486 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
114987 4Q/20 17.04.2021
115242 3Q/20 10.02.2021
114041 2Q/20 10.10.2020
117342 4Q/19 08.07.2020
117278 3Q/19 24.02.2020
116319 2Q/19 29.10.2019
116162 4Q/18 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Person)

Full Time Employment in Euro Area 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
                     Euro Area - Historical Data (%)

What is Long Term Unemployment Rate in Euro Area?

  • Long Term Unemployment Rate in Euro Area increased to 2.8 % in the third quarter of 2020. The maximum rate was 6.3 % and minimum was 2.3 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
2.8 3Q/20 16.01.2021
2.3 2Q/20 13.10.2020
3.1 1Q/20 25.08.2020
3.2 4Q/19 21.04.2020
3.2 3Q/19 20.01.2020
3.3 2Q/19 11.11.2019
3.5 1Q/19 29.10.2019
3.5 4Q/18 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

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

What is Part Time Employment in Euro Area?

  • Part Time Employment in Euro Area increased to 31160 Thousand Persons in the forth quarter of 2020. The maximum rate was 31962 Thousand Persons and minimum was 19769 Thousand Persons.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (Thousand Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
31160 4Q/20 17.04.2021
30819 3Q/20 13.02.2021
30428 2Q/20 10.10.2020
31920 4Q/19 08.07.2020
31534 3Q/19 20.01.2020
31875 2Q/19 29.10.2019
31393 4Q/18 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Persons)

Part Time Employment in Euro Area by presidents

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


Latest data on Unemployed Persons (Thousand Persons)

Unemployed Persons
                     Euro Area - Historical Data (Thousand Persons)

How many Unemployed Persons are in Euro Area?

  • Number of Unemployed Persons in Euro Area decreased to 13166 Thousand Persons (13.166 Million Persons) in March 2021. The maximum rate was 19406 Thousand Persons and minimum was 11462 Thousand Persons.
  • Data published Monthly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (Thousand Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
13166 Mar/21 30.04.2021
13571 Feb/21 10.04.2021
13282 Jan/21 04.03.2021
13671 Dec/20 01.02.2021
13609 Nov/20 09.01.2021
13825 Oct/20 05.12.2020
13612 Sep/20 30.10.2020
13188 Aug/20 01.10.2020


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Persons)

Unemployed Persons in Euro Area by presidents

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

Other labor indicators in Euro Area

Index Updated Actual Previous
Retirement Age Men 2020 64.61 64.52
Wages 3Q/20 2281.905 USD/Month 2117.696
Labor Force Participation Rate 3Q/20 56.8 % 55.5

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Austria Apr/21 8.7 % 9.4
Ireland Apr/21 5.8 % 5.8
Luxembourg Mar/21 6.1 % 6.2
Spain 1Q/21 15.98 % 16.13
Iceland Mar/21 8.3 % 6.4
Norway Mar/21 5 % 4.8
Belarus Dec/19 0.2 % 0.3
Belgium Mar/21 5.8 % 5.7
Bulgaria Mar/21 6.5 % 6.9
Croatia Mar/21 9.3 % 9.7
Cyprus Mar/21 7.1 % 6.8
Czech Republic Apr/21 4.1 % 4.2
Denmark Mar/21 4.5 % 4.6
Estonia 4Q/20 7.4 % 7.7
Euro Area Mar/21 8.1 % 8.2
European Union Mar/21 7.3 % 7.4
Finland Mar/21 8.1 % 8.1
France 4Q/20 8 % 9.1
Germany Mar/21 4.5 % 4.5
Greece Dec/20 15.8 % 16.2
Hungary Mar/21 4.5 % 4.5
Italy Mar/21 10.1 % 10.2
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 Mar/21 23.83 % 22.6
Netherlands Mar/21 3.5 % 3.6
Poland Mar/21 6.4 % 6.5
Portugal 4Q/20 7.1 % 7.8
Romania Mar/21 5.5 % 5.7
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 Mar/21 10 % 9.7
Switzerland Apr/21 3.3 % 3.4
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 Feb/21 33.68 % 33.89
Kosovo 3Q/20 24.6 % 27.2