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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Serbia

Serbia Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 9.6 % 2Q/23
Youth Unemployment Rate 24.7 % 2Q/23
Employed Persons 2876600 Person | 2.877 Million Person 2Q/23
Employment Rate  50.4 % 2Q/23
Unemployed Persons 399 Thousand Persons | 0.399 Million Persons Jul/23


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Serbia - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Serbia?

  • Unemployment Rate in Serbia decreased to 9.6 % in the second quarter of 2023. The maximum rate was 25.5 % and minimum was 7.9 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Statistical Office.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
9.6 2Q/23 31.08.2023
10.1 1Q/23 09.06.2023
9.2 4Q/22 28.02.2023
8.9 3Q/22 30.11.2022
8.9 2Q/22 31.08.2022
10.6 1Q/22 31.05.2022
9.8 4Q/21 28.02.2022
10.5 3Q/21 18.01.2022


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Unemployment Rate in Serbia by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Aleksandar Vučić 31.05.2017 - 11.8000 14.8000 14.8000 11.8000 25.42%
Tomislav Nikolić 31.05.2012 - 31.05.2017 22.4000 14.6000 24.1000 13.0000 -34.82%
Boris Tadić 11.06.2004 - 05.04.2012 13.3000 25.5000 25.5000 13.3000 91.73%


Latest data on Youth Unemployment Rate (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate
                     Serbia - Historical Data (%)

What is Youth Unemployment Rate in Serbia?

  • Youth Unemployment Rate in Serbia decreased to 24.7 % in the second quarter of 2023. The maximum rate was 54.2 % and minimum was 20.7 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Statistical Office.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
24.7 2Q/23 08.09.2023
24.9 1Q/23 09.06.2023
24.3 4Q/22 23.03.2023
18.7 2Q/22 06.09.2022
28.7 4Q/21 07.04.2022
22.2 2Q/21 31.08.2021
32.2 1Q/21 16.08.2021
32.4 4Q/20 26.02.2021


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate in Serbia by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Aleksandar Vučić 31.05.2017 - 28.9000 33.3000 33.3000 28.8000 15.22%
Tomislav Nikolić 31.05.2012 - 31.05.2017 51.2000 37.1000 54.2000 28.5000 -27.54%
Boris Tadić 11.06.2004 - 05.04.2012 32.7000 50.9000 51.9000 32.7000 55.66%


Latest data on Employed Persons (Person)

Employed Persons
                     Serbia - Historical Data (Person)

How many employed persons are in Serbia?

  • Number of Employed Persons in Serbia increased to 2876600 Person (2.877 Million Person) in the second quarter of 2023. The maximum rate was 2938700 Person and minimum was 2157618 Person.
  • Data published Quarterly by Statistical Office.

Historical Data (Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
2876600 2Q/23 06.09.2023
2835900 1Q/23 09.06.2023
2888700 4Q/22 04.03.2023
2942000 3Q/22 30.11.2022
2953500 2Q/22 03.09.2022
2869700 1Q/22 04.06.2022
2917400 4Q/21 05.03.2022
2924500 3Q/21 18.01.2022


Historical Chart by presidents (Person)

Employed Persons in Serbia by presidents

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


Latest data on Employment Rate  (%)

Employment Rate 
                     Serbia - Historical Data (%)

What is Employment Rate in Serbia?

  • Employment Rate in Serbia increased to 50.4 % in the second quarter of 2023. The maximum rate was 49.9 % and minimum was 34.3 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Statistical Office.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
50.4 2Q/23 08.09.2023
49.6 1Q/23 09.06.2023
50.1 4Q/22 05.05.2023
50.8 3Q/22 30.11.2022
50.9 2Q/22 06.09.2022
50 4Q/21 12.04.2022
50 3Q/21 18.01.2022
48.3 2Q/21 31.08.2021


Historical Chart by QoQ presidents (%)

Employment Rate  in Serbia by presidents

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


Latest data on Unemployed Persons (Thousand Persons)

Unemployed Persons
                     Serbia - Historical Data (Thousand Persons)

How many Unemployed Persons are in Serbia?

  • Number of Unemployed Persons in Serbia decreased to 399 Thousand Persons (0.399 Million Persons) in July 2023. The maximum rate was 970 Thousand Persons and minimum was 491 Thousand Persons.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistical Office.

Historical Data (Thousand Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
399 Jul/23 13.09.2023
402 Jun/23 14.08.2023
410 May/23 14.07.2023
416 Apr/23 15.06.2023
425 Mar/23 18.05.2023
429 Feb/23 15.04.2023
427 Dec/22 18.02.2023
429 Nov/22 14.01.2023


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Persons)

Unemployed Persons in Serbia by presidents

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

Other labor indicators in Serbia

Index Updated Actual Previous
Retirement Age Men 2022 65 65
Wages Jul/23 758.594 USD/Month 774.512
Labor Force Participation Rate 2Q/23 55.8 % 55.2

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Austria Sep/23 5.9 % 6.1
Ireland Sep/23 4.2 % 4.1
Luxembourg Aug/23 5.3 % 5.2
Spain 2Q/23 11.6 % 13.26
Iceland Aug/23 3.3 % 3.5
Norway Aug/23 3.6 % 3.6
Belarus Dec/22 3.6 % 3.9
Belgium Aug/23 5.5 % 5.5
Bulgaria Aug/23 5.3 % 5.2
Croatia Aug/23 6 % 5.8
Cyprus Aug/23 6.6 % 6.6
Czech Republic Sep/23 3.6 % 3.6
Denmark Aug/23 2.5 % 2.5
Estonia 2Q/23 6.7 % 5.3
Euro Area Aug/23 6.4 % 6.5
European Union Aug/23 5.9 % 6
Finland Aug/23 6.7 % 6.9
France 2Q/23 7.2 % 7.1
Germany Sep/23 5.7 % 5.7
Greece Aug/23 10.9 % 10.9
Hungary Aug/23 4.1 % 4
Italy Aug/23 7.3 % 7.5
Latvia 2Q/23 6.4 % 6.4
Lithuania Aug/23 8.4 % 8.6
Macedonia 2Q/23 13.2 % 13.4
Malta 2Q/23 2.5 % 2.9
Moldova 2Q/23 3.8 % 5.5
Montenegro Sep/23 16.2 % 16.43
Netherlands Aug/23 3.6 % 3.6
Poland Aug/23 5 % 5
Portugal 2Q/23 6.1 % 7.2
Romania Aug/23 5.4 % 5.5
Russia Aug/23 3 % 3
Serbia 2Q/23 9.6 % 10.1
Slovakia Aug/23 5.23 % 5.22
Slovenia Jul/23 4.8 % 4.7
Sweden Aug/23 7.7 % 6.2
Switzerland Sep/23 2 % 2
Turkey Aug/23 9.2 % 9.4
Ukraine 4Q/21 10.5 % 9.1
United Kingdom Aug/19 3.9 %
Liechtenstein 2022 1.3 % 1.6
Albania 2Q/23 10.7 % 10.9
Bosnia and Herzegovina Jun/23 13.1 % 13.3
Kosovo 4Q/22 12.6 % 20.7