Germany Unemployment Rate

Last Release
Sep 2019
Actual
3.1 %
Forecast
3.1 %
Previous
3.1 %
Frequency
Monthly
Units In
%
Next Release
Nov 29, 2019
Time to Release
10 Days 12 Hours
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Highest
Lowest
Average
Date Range
Source
11.5 %
Apr 1950
0.4 %
Mar 1966
5.55 %1949 - 2019Federal Statistical Office
In Germany, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force.

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Germany's seasonally adjusted harmonised unemployment rate stood at a 39-year low of 3.1 percent in September 2019, as the number of unemployed and employed was unchanged.

Germany Unemployment Rate History

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Latest Releases and Calendar Events

DATETIMETITLE
Oct 30, 201909:46German Jobless Rate Flat at Four-Decade Low
Sep 30, 201911:25German Jobless Rate Holds Steady at 39-Year Low
Aug 29, 201908:13German Jobless Rate Falls to Over 39-Year Low
Jul 31, 201910:25German Unemployment Rate Holds Steady at 39-Year Low
Jul 1, 201909:55German Jobless Rate Holds Steady at 39-Year Low
May 29, 201914:44German Jobless Rate Unchanged at 39-Year Low
Apr 30, 201908:00German Jobless Rate Holds Steady at 39-Year Low

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Indicator
Last
Previous
Min
Max
Unit
Frequency
Range
Employment Change
0.1
Jun 2019
0.3
Mar 2019
-0.9
Sep 1991
0.9
Mar 2000
%Quarterly1991 - 2019
Employment Rate
76.5
Jun 2019
76.3
Mar 2019
63.6
Sep 1997
76.5
Dec 2018
%Quarterly1992 - 2019
Full Time Employment
29,449.2
Jun 2019
29,781.6
Mar 2019
26,748.4
Mar 2006
30,031.6
Sep 2017
ThousandQuarterly1998 - 2019
Long Term Unemployment Rate
1.2
Jun 2019
1.3
Mar 2019
1.2
Jun 2019
6.3
Dec 2004
%Quarterly1992 - 2019
Minimum Wages
9.19
Jan 2019
8.84
Jan 2018
8.5
Dec 2016
9.19
Jan 2019
EUR/HourYearly2015 - 2019
Job Vacancies
764
Oct 2019
787.27
Sep 2019
57.8
Dec 1982
891.7
Jun 1970
ThousandMonthly1950 - 2019

Unemployment Rate across Europe

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Country
Last
Previous
Min
Max
Unit
Frequency
Range
Albania
12
Jun 2019
12.6
Mar 2019
12
Jun 2019
22.3
Dec 1993
%Quarterly1993 - 2019
Armenia
17.7
Jun 2019
21.9
Mar 2019
6.3
Dec 2008
21.9
Mar 2019
%Quarterly1998 - 2019
Austria
7
Oct 2019
6.7
Sep 2019
0.8
Aug 1974
10.9
Jan 2016
%Monthly1960 - 2019
Belarus
0.3
Sep 2019
0.3
Aug 2019
0.3
Dec 2018
4
Dec 1996
%Monthly1995 - 2019
Belgium
5.6
Sep 2019
5.5
Aug 2019
5.5
Feb 2019
11
Oct 1983
%Monthly1983 - 2019
Bosnia and Herzegovina
33.25
Aug 2019
33.13
Jul 2019
32.9
May 2019
46.1
Feb 2013
%Monthly2007 - 2019
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