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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Euro Area

Euro Area Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 6.8 % Mar/22
Youth Unemployment Rate 13.9 % Mar/22
Employed Persons 163 Million Person 1Q/22
Employment Change  0.5 % 1Q/22
Full Time Employment 117967 Thousand Person 4Q/21
Long Term Unemployment Rate 3.2 % 3Q/21
Part Time Employment 31354 Thousand Persons 4Q/21
Unemployed Persons 11274 Thousand Persons | 11.274 Million Persons Mar/22


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 6.8 % in March 2022. The maximum rate was 12.1 % and minimum was 7.1 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
6.8 Mar/22 03.05.2022
6.8 Feb/22 31.03.2022
6.8 Jan/22 03.03.2022
7 Dec/21 01.02.2022
7.2 Nov/21 18.01.2022
7.5 Aug/21 30.09.2021
7.6 Jul/21 01.09.2021
7.7 Jun/21 30.07.2021


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 13.9 % in March 2022. The maximum rate was 24.9 % and minimum was 14.8 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
13.9 Mar/22 03.05.2022
14 Feb/22 31.03.2022
13.9 Jan/22 05.03.2022
14.9 Dec/21 01.02.2022
15.5 Nov/21 18.01.2022
16.5 Jul/21 01.09.2021
17.3 Jun/21 31.07.2021
17.5 May/21 01.07.2021


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 163 Million Person in the first quarter of 2022. 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
163 1Q/22 21.05.2022
162 4Q/21 05.03.2022
161 3Q/21 18.01.2022
159 2Q/21 11.09.2021
158 1Q/21 12.06.2021
158 4Q/20 13.03.2021
157 3Q/20 12.12.2020
156 2Q/20 19.09.2020


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 0.5 % in the first quarter of 2022. The maximum change was 1 % and minimum was -3 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
0.5 1Q/22 17.05.2022
0.5 4Q/21 15.02.2022
0.9 3Q/21 18.01.2022
0.7 2Q/21 17.08.2021
-0.3 1Q/21 18.05.2021
0.4 4Q/20 16.02.2021
1 3Q/20 13.11.2020
-2.9 2Q/20 14.08.2020


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 117967 Thousand Person in the forth quarter of 2021. 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
117967 4Q/21 23.04.2022
118180 3Q/21 18.01.2022
116145 2Q/21 16.10.2021
113811 1Q/21 24.07.2021
115138 4Q/20 17.04.2021
115242 3Q/20 10.02.2021
114041 2Q/20 10.10.2020
117342 4Q/19 08.07.2020


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 decreased to 3.2 % in the third quarter of 2021. The maximum rate was 6.3 % and minimum was 2.5 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
3.2 3Q/21 08.02.2022
3.3 2Q/21 18.01.2022
3.2 1Q/21 17.07.2021
3.2 4Q/20 10.07.2021
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


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 31354 Thousand Persons in the forth quarter of 2021. The maximum rate was 31911 Thousand Persons and minimum was 19769 Thousand Persons.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (Thousand Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
31354 4Q/21 23.04.2022
30851 3Q/21 18.01.2022
30913 2Q/21 16.10.2021
30507 1Q/21 24.07.2021
31184 4Q/20 17.04.2021
30819 3Q/20 13.02.2021
30428 2Q/20 10.10.2020
31920 4Q/19 08.07.2020


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 11274 Thousand Persons (11.274 Million Persons) in March 2022. The maximum rate was 19413 Thousand Persons and minimum was 11464 Thousand Persons.
  • Data published Monthly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (Thousand Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
11274 Mar/22 03.05.2022
11155 Feb/22 31.03.2022
11225 Jan/22 03.03.2022
11481 Dec/21 01.02.2022
11829 Nov/21 18.01.2022
12162 Aug/21 30.09.2021
12334 Jul/21 01.09.2021
12517 Jun/21 30.07.2021


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/21 2105.433 USD/Month 2037.861
Labor Force Participation Rate 3Q/21 74.5 % 73.6

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Austria Apr/22 6.1 % 6.3
Ireland Apr/22 4.8 % 5.1
Luxembourg Apr/22 4.7 % 4.7
Spain 1Q/22 13.65 % 13.33
Iceland Apr/22 2.5 % 4.5
Norway Mar/22 3.3 % 3.4
Belarus Dec/20 0.2 % 0.2
Belgium Mar/22 5.6 % 5.6
Bulgaria Mar/22 4.8 % 4.9
Croatia Apr/22 7 % 7.5
Cyprus Mar/22 5.9 % 6.3
Czech Republic Apr/22 3.3 % 3.4
Denmark Mar/22 2.5 % 2.5
Estonia 1Q/22 5.5 % 5.2
Euro Area Mar/22 6.8 % 6.9
European Union Mar/22 6.2 % 6.3
Finland Apr/22 6.9 % 7
France 1Q/22 7.3 % 7.4
Germany Apr/22 5 % 5
Greece Mar/22 12.2 % 12.7
Hungary Apr/22 3.5 % 3.8
Italy Mar/22 8.3 % 8.5
Latvia 1Q/22 7.3 % 7.1
Lithuania Apr/22 9.5 % 9.7
Macedonia 4Q/21 15.2 % 15.7
Malta 4Q/21 3.2 % 3.6
Moldova 4Q/21 2.6 % 2.5
Montenegro Mar/22 23.02 % 23.9
Netherlands Apr/22 3.2 % 3.3
Poland Apr/22 5.2 % 5.4
Portugal 1Q/22 5.9 % 6.3
Romania Mar/22 5.7 % 5.7
Russia Mar/22 4.1 % 4.1
Serbia 4Q/21 9.8 % 10.5
Slovakia Apr/22 6.5 % 6.7
Slovenia Mar/22 6.2 % 6.6
Sweden Apr/22 8.2 % 8.2
Switzerland Apr/22 2.3 % 2.4
Turkey Mar/22 11.5 % 11.1
Ukraine 4Q/21 10.6 % 9.2
United Kingdom Aug/19 3.9 %
Liechtenstein 2020 1.9 % 1.5
Albania 4Q/21 11.9 % 11.6
Bosnia and Herzegovina Mar/22 30.66 % 30.92
Kosovo 1Q/21 25.8 % 27