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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Romania

Romania Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 5.5 % May/21
Youth Unemployment Rate 21.3 % Mar/21
Employed Persons 4954 Thousand Person | 4.954 Million Person Apr/21
Employment Change  -9.4 % 1Q/21
Employment Rate  60.8 % 1Q/21
Full Time Employment 7818 Thousand Person 4Q/20
Long Term Unemployment Rate 2 % 1Q/21
Part Time Employment 450 Thousand Persons 4Q/20
Unemployed Persons 268 Thousand Persons | 0.268 Million Persons May/21


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Romania - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Romania?

  • Unemployment Rate in Romania decreased to 5.5 % in May 2021. The maximum rate was 8.7 % and minimum was 3.6 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Central Statistical Office.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
5.5 May/21 01.07.2021
5.7 Apr/21 01.06.2021
5.5 Mar/21 30.04.2021
5.7 Feb/21 06.04.2021
5.6 Jan/21 10.03.2021
4.9 Dec/20 02.02.2021
5.1 Nov/20 08.01.2021
5.3 Oct/20 02.12.2020


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Unemployment Rate in Romania by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Klaus Iohannis 21.12.2014 - 6.6000 4.6000 7.1000 4.5000 -30.30%
Traian Băsescu 20.12.2004 - 06.07.2012 7.8000 6.7000 7.8000 5.5000 -14.10%
Ion Iliescu 20.12.2000 - 20.12.2004 8.6000 7.8000 8.6000 7.8000 -9.30%


Latest data on Youth Unemployment Rate (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate
                     Romania - Historical Data (%)

What is Youth Unemployment Rate in Romania?

  • Youth Unemployment Rate in Romania remained unchanged at 21.3 % in March 2021. The maximum rate was 25.5 % and minimum was 15.3 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
21.3 Mar/21 03.07.2021
16 Dec/20 10.04.2021
19 Sep/20 09.01.2021
16.9 Jun/20 01.10.2020
17.4 Mar/20 02.07.2020
17.7 Dec/19 01.04.2020
17.5 Sep/19 11.01.2020
16.2 Jun/19 29.10.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate in Romania by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Klaus Iohannis 21.12.2014 - 23.5000 19.7000 23.5000 16.8000 -16.17%
Traian Băsescu 20.12.2004 - 06.07.2012 19.8000 22.9000 24.2000 17.5000 15.66%
Ion Iliescu 20.12.2000 - 20.12.2004 16.6000 19.8000 21.3000 16.0000 19.28%
Emil Constantinescu 29.11.1996 - 20.12.2000 15.9000 16.6000 16.8000 15.3000 4.40%


Latest data on Employed Persons (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons
                     Romania - Historical Data (Thousand Person)

How many employed persons are in Romania?

  • Number of Employed Persons in Romania increased to 4954 Thousand Person (4.954 Million Person) in April 2021. The maximum rate was 8496 Thousand Person and minimum was 4095 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Monthly by National Statistical Institute.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
4954 Apr/21 03.07.2021
4951 Mar/21 29.05.2021
4937 Feb/21 01.05.2021
4925 Jan/21 03.04.2021
4911 Dec/20 27.02.2021
4928 Nov/20 30.01.2021
4926 Oct/20 02.01.2021
4921 Sep/20 28.11.2020


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons in Romania by presidents

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


Latest data on Employment Change  (%)

Employment Change 
                     Romania - Historical Data (%)

What is Employment Change rate in Romania?

  • Employment Change in Romania decreased by 9.4 % in the first quarter of 2021. The maximum change was 4.3 % and minimum was -10.4 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
-9.4 1Q/21 21.06.2021
0.5 4Q/20 26.04.2021
-1 3Q/20 16.02.2021
-1.9 2Q/20 21.09.2020
-0.1 1Q/20 17.06.2020
1.3 4Q/19 21.04.2020
-0.9 3Q/19 20.01.2020
0.2 2Q/19 29.10.2019


Historical Chart by QoQ presidents (%)

Employment Change  in Romania by presidents

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


Latest data on Employment Rate  (%)

Employment Rate 
                     Romania - Historical Data (%)

What is Employment Rate in Romania?

  • Employment Rate in Romania decreased to 60.8 % in the first quarter of 2021. The maximum rate was 69.1 % and minimum was 55.4 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by National Statistical Institute.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
60.8 1Q/21 26.06.2021
65.8 4Q/20 27.03.2021
66 3Q/20 26.12.2020
65.2 2Q/20 28.09.2020
65.4 1Q/20 27.06.2020
66 4Q/19 28.03.2020
66.7 3Q/19 21.12.2019
66.4 2Q/19 29.10.2019


Historical Chart by QoQ presidents (%)

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

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

  • Full Time Employment in Romania decreased to 7818 Thousand Person in the forth quarter of 2020. The maximum rate was 8640 Thousand Person and minimum was 7228 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
7818 4Q/20 17.04.2021
7826 3Q/20 10.02.2021
7706 2Q/20 26.09.2020
7802 1Q/20 26.08.2020
7900 4Q/19 15.04.2020
7978 3Q/19 20.01.2020
7966 2Q/19 13.11.2019
7732 1Q/19 29.10.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Person)

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

What is Long Term Unemployment Rate in Romania?

  • Long Term Unemployment Rate in Romania increased to 2 % in the first quarter of 2021. The maximum rate was 5.3 % and minimum was 1.2 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
2 1Q/21 17.07.2021
1.7 4Q/20 10.07.2021
1.6 3Q/20 16.01.2021
1.2 2Q/20 17.10.2020
1.5 1Q/20 25.08.2020
1.6 4Q/19 21.04.2020
1.5 3Q/19 21.01.2020
1.5 2Q/19 13.11.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

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

What is Part Time Employment in Romania?

  • Part Time Employment in Romania decreased to 450 Thousand Persons in the forth quarter of 2020. The maximum rate was 1458 Thousand Persons and minimum was 450 Thousand Persons.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (Thousand Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
450 4Q/20 17.04.2021
472 3Q/20 13.02.2021
543 2Q/20 26.09.2020
473 1Q/20 26.08.2020
498 4Q/19 15.04.2020
504 3Q/19 20.01.2020
556 2Q/19 13.11.2019
497 1Q/19 29.10.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Persons)

Part Time Employment in Romania by presidents

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


Latest data on Unemployed Persons (Thousand Persons)

Unemployed Persons
                     Romania - Historical Data (Thousand Persons)

How many Unemployed Persons are in Romania?

  • Number of Unemployed Persons in Romania decreased to 268 Thousand Persons (0.268 Million Persons) in May 2021. The maximum rate was 1291 Thousand Persons and minimum was 65.3 Thousand Persons.
  • Data published Monthly by ANOFM.

Historical Data (Thousand Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
268 May/21 03.07.2021
277 Apr/21 12.06.2021
291 Mar/21 08.05.2021
294 Feb/21 10.04.2021
292 Jan/21 20.03.2021
296 Dec/20 30.01.2021
291 Nov/20 09.01.2021
286 Oct/20 19.12.2020


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Persons)

Unemployed Persons in Romania by presidents

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

Other labor indicators in Romania

Index Updated Actual Previous
Retirement Age Men 2021 65 65
Unemployment Rate May/21 5.5 % 5.7
Labor Force Participation Rate 4Q/20 55.2 % 55.5
Living Wage Individual 2018 302.537 USD/Month 309.518

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Austria Jun/21 7 % 7.7
Ireland Jun/21 7.6 % 7.8
Luxembourg May/21 5.9 % 6.1
Spain 1Q/21 15.98 % 16.13
Iceland May/21 5.8 % 8.6
Norway Mar/21 5 % 4.8
Belarus Dec/20 0.2 % 0.2
Belgium May/21 6.5 % 6.7
Bulgaria May/21 5.7 % 6.1
Croatia May/21 8.2 % 8.9
Cyprus May/21 9.9 % 9.2
Czech Republic Jun/21 3.7 % 3.9
Denmark May/21 4 % 4.5
Estonia 1Q/21 7.1 % 7.4
Euro Area May/21 7.9 % 8.1
European Union May/21 7.3 % 7.4
Finland May/21 9.6 % 9
France 1Q/21 8.1 % 8
Germany May/21 3.7 % 3.8
Greece Apr/21 17 % 16.3
Hungary May/21 4.1 % 4.3
Italy May/21 10.5 % 10.7
Latvia 1Q/21 8.1 % 7.9
Lithuania Jun/21 12.9 % 13.8
Macedonia 1Q/21 16 % 16.1
Malta 1Q/21 3.9 % 4.4
Moldova 1Q/21 4.3 % 3.6
Montenegro Jun/21 24.01 % 24.3
Netherlands May/21 3.3 % 3.4
Poland May/21 6.1 % 6.3
Portugal 1Q/21 7.1 % 7.3
Romania May/21 5.5 % 5.7
Russia May/21 4.9 % 5.2
Serbia 1Q/21 12.8 % 10.7
Slovakia May/21 7.9 % 8
Slovenia Apr/21 8.2 % 8.5
Sweden May/21 9.8 % 9.4
Switzerland Jun/21 2.8 % 3.1
Turkey May/21 13.2 % 13.8
Ukraine 1Q/21 10.5 % 10.1
United Kingdom Aug/19 3.9 %
Liechtenstein 2020 1.9 % 1.5
Albania 1Q/21 12.6 % 12.3
Bosnia and Herzegovina Apr/21 33.08 % 33.4
Kosovo 3Q/20 24.6 % 27.2