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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Germany

Germany Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 4.5 % Mar/21
Youth Unemployment Rate 6 % Mar/21
Employed Persons 44481 Thousand Person | 44.481 Million Person Mar/21
Employment Change  0 % 4Q/20
Employment Rate  76.7 % 4Q/20
Full Time Employment 30460 Thousand Person 4Q/19
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.1 % 4Q/19
Part Time Employment 11139 Thousand Persons 4Q/19
Unemployed Persons 2771 Thousand Persons | 2.771 Million Persons Apr/21
Unemployment Change 9 Thousand Persons Apr/21


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Germany - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Germany?

  • Unemployment Rate in Germany remained unchanged at 4.5 % in March 2021. The maximum rate was 11.5 % and minimum was 0.4 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Federal Statistical Office.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
4.5 Mar/21 29.04.2021
4.5 Feb/21 31.03.2021
4.6 Jan/21 02.03.2021
4.6 Dec/20 29.01.2021
4.5 Nov/20 05.01.2021
4.5 Oct/20 01.12.2020
4.5 Sep/20 29.10.2020
4.4 Aug/20 30.09.2020


Historical Chart by chancellors (%)

Unemployment Rate in Germany by chancellors

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Angela Merkel 22.11.2005 - 10.8000 3.4000 10.8000 3.4000 -68.52%
Gerhard Schröder 27.10.1998 - 22.11.2005 9.1000 11.0000 11.2000 7.6000 20.88%
Helmut Kohl 01.10.1982 - 27.10.1998 7.4000 9.2000 9.7000 5.2000 24.32%


Latest data on Youth Unemployment Rate (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate
                     Germany - Historical Data (%)

What is Youth Unemployment Rate in Germany?

  • Youth Unemployment Rate in Germany decreased to 6 % in March 2021. The maximum rate was 15.9 % and minimum was 5.6 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
6 Mar/21 01.05.2021
6.1 Feb/21 31.03.2021
6.2 Jan/21 02.03.2021
6.1 Dec/20 06.02.2021
6.1 Nov/20 05.01.2021
6 Oct/20 02.12.2020
6 Sep/20 29.10.2020
5.8 Aug/20 01.10.2020


Historical Chart by chancellors (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate in Germany by chancellors

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Angela Merkel 22.11.2005 - 14.6000 6.0000 14.6000 6.0000 -58.90%
Gerhard Schröder 27.10.1998 - 22.11.2005 9.5000 14.9000 15.9000 8.0000 56.84%
Helmut Kohl 01.10.1982 - 27.10.1998 5.7000 9.5000 10.7000 5.7000 66.67%


Latest data on Employed Persons (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons
                     Germany - Historical Data (Thousand Person)

How many employed persons are in Germany?

  • Number of Employed Persons in Germany increased to 44481 Thousand Person (44.481 Million Person) in March 2021. The maximum rate was 45216 Thousand Person and minimum was 37716 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Monthly by Federal Employment Agency.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
44481 Mar/21 01.05.2021
44453 Feb/21 31.03.2021
44490 Jan/21 02.03.2021
44474 Dec/20 29.01.2021
44507 Nov/20 09.01.2021
44596 Oct/20 05.12.2020
44579 Sep/20 29.10.2020
44640 Aug/20 30.09.2020


Historical Chart by chancellors (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons in Germany by chancellors

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


Latest data on Employment Change  (%)

Employment Change 
                     Germany - Historical Data (%)

What is Employment Change rate in Germany?

  • Employment Change in Germany remained unchanged at 0 % in the forth quarter of 2020. The maximum change was 0.9 % and minimum was -1.5 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
0 4Q/20 23.02.2021
-0.1 3Q/20 16.02.2021
-1.4 2Q/20 21.09.2020
0 1Q/20 17.06.2020
0.2 4Q/19 10.03.2020
0.1 3Q/19 05.12.2019
0.1 2Q/19 29.10.2019
0.3 1Q/19 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by QoQ chancellors (%)

Employment Change  in Germany by chancellors

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


Latest data on Employment Rate  (%)

Employment Rate 
                     Germany - Historical Data (%)

What is Employment Rate in Germany?

  • Employment Rate in Germany increased to 76.7 % in the forth quarter of 2020. The maximum rate was 77 % and minimum was 63.6 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
76.7 4Q/20 24.04.2021
76.4 3Q/20 16.01.2021
75.8 2Q/20 17.10.2020
75.8 1Q/20 11.07.2020
77 4Q/19 21.04.2020
77 3Q/19 18.01.2020
76.5 2Q/19 29.10.2019
76.5 4Q/18 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by QoQ chancellors (%)

Employment Rate  in Germany by chancellors

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


Latest data on Full Time Employment (Thousand Person)

Full Time Employment
                     Germany - Historical Data (Thousand Person)

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

  • Full Time Employment in Germany increased to 30460 Thousand Person in the forth quarter of 2019. The maximum rate was 30460 Thousand Person and minimum was 26748 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
30460 4Q/19 15.04.2020
29917 3Q/19 20.01.2020
29449 2Q/19 29.10.2019
29985 4Q/18 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by chancellors (Thousand Person)

Full Time Employment in Germany by chancellors

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


Latest data on Long Term Unemployment Rate (%)

Long Term Unemployment Rate
                     Germany - Historical Data (%)

What is Long Term Unemployment Rate in Germany?

  • Long Term Unemployment Rate in Germany decreased to 1.1 % in the forth quarter of 2019. The maximum rate was 6.3 % and minimum was 1.1 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
1.1 4Q/19 21.04.2020
1.2 3Q/19 20.01.2020
1.2 2Q/19 12.11.2019
1.3 1Q/19 29.10.2019
1.3 4Q/18 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by chancellors (%)

Long Term Unemployment Rate in Germany by chancellors

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


Latest data on Part Time Employment (Thousand Persons)

Part Time Employment
                     Germany - Historical Data (Thousand Persons)

What is Part Time Employment in Germany?

  • Part Time Employment in Germany decreased to 11139 Thousand Persons in the forth quarter of 2019. The maximum rate was 11231 Thousand Persons and minimum was 6331 Thousand Persons.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (Thousand Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
11139 4Q/19 15.04.2020
11230 3Q/19 20.01.2020
11227 2Q/19 29.10.2019
10916 4Q/18 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by chancellors (Thousand Persons)

Part Time Employment in Germany by chancellors

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


Latest data on Unemployment Change (Thousand Persons)

Unemployment Change
                     Germany - Historical Data (Thousand Persons)

What is Unemployment Change in Germany?

  • Unemployment Change in Germany increased by 9 Thousand Persons in April 2021. The maximum change was 363 Thousand Persons and minimum was -96 Thousand Persons.
  • Data published Monthly by Federal Employment Agency.

Historical Data (Thousand Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
9 Apr/21 29.04.2021
-8 Mar/21 31.03.2021
9 Feb/21 02.03.2021
-41 Jan/21 29.01.2021
-37 Dec/20 05.01.2021
-39 Nov/20 01.12.2020
-35 Oct/20 29.10.2020
-8 Sep/20 30.09.2020


Historical Chart by chancellors (Thousand Persons)

Unemployment Change in Germany by chancellors

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

Other labor indicators in Germany

Index Updated Actual Previous
Retirement Age Men 2020 65.75 65.67
Wages 4Q/20 4897.806 USD/Month 4831.012
Job Vacancies Apr/21 629 K 609
Labor Force Participation Rate 4Q/19 62.6 % 62
Living Wage Individual 2017 1397.089 USD/Month 1363.288

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 Apr/21 14.3 % 15.1
Macedonia 4Q/20 16.1 % 16.5
Malta 4Q/20 4.4 % 4.6
Moldova 4Q/20 3.6 % 3.4
Montenegro Apr/21 24.32 % 23.83
Netherlands Mar/21 3.5 % 3.6
Poland Mar/21 6.4 % 6.5
Portugal 1Q/21 7.1 % 7.3
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 Mar/21 13.1 % 13.2
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