Austria Unemployment Rate 1991-2021

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Austria unemployment rate for 2020 was 5.77%, a 1.28% increase from 2019.
  • Austria unemployment rate for 2019 was 4.49%, a 0.36% decline from 2018.
  • Austria unemployment rate for 2018 was 4.85%, a 0.65% decline from 2017.
  • Austria unemployment rate for 2017 was 5.50%, a 0.51% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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New Caledonia 16.52%
Spain 15.67%
Bahamas 14.41%
French Polynesia 13.81%
Barbados 12.79%
Uruguay 12.67%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 11.84%
Argentina 11.67%
Chile 11.51%
Puerto Rico 11.17%
Panama 10.23%
Canada 9.48%
Italy 9.31%
France 8.62%
Sweden 8.45%
Lithuania 8.43%
Brunei 8.37%
United States 8.31%
Saudi Arabia 8.22%
Latvia 8.19%
Channel Islands 8.16%
Finland 7.83%
Guam 7.51%
Cyprus 7.21%
Croatia 7.20%
Portugal 7.20%
Luxembourg 6.96%
Kuwait 6.79%
Slovak Republic 6.79%
Trinidad and Tobago 6.74%
Australia 6.61%
Estonia 6.46%
Belgium 6.01%
Ireland 5.92%
Hong Kong 5.80%
Austria 5.77%
Denmark 5.66%
Singapore 5.19%
Slovenia 5.17%
Iceland 5.01%
UAE 5.00%
Oman 4.97%
Switzerland 4.94%
Norway 4.62%
Israel 4.61%
New Zealand 4.55%
Hungary 4.35%
United Kingdom 4.34%
Germany 4.31%
Netherlands 4.09%
Malta 4.09%
Bahrain 4.09%
South Korea 4.07%
Poland 3.55%
Qatar 3.45%
Japan 2.97%
Czech Republic 2.94%
Macao 2.50%
Austria Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2020 5.77% 1.28%
2019 4.49% -0.36%
2018 4.85% -0.65%
2017 5.50% -0.51%
2016 6.01% 0.29%
2015 5.72% 0.10%
2014 5.62% 0.28%
2013 5.34% 0.47%
2012 4.87% 0.31%
2011 4.56% -0.26%
2010 4.82% -0.48%
2009 5.30% 1.17%
2008 4.13% -0.73%
2007 4.86% -0.38%
2006 5.24% -0.39%
2005 5.63% -0.20%
2004 5.83% 1.05%
2003 4.78% -0.07%
2002 4.85% 0.84%
2001 4.01% -0.68%
2000 4.69% -0.01%
1999 4.70% -0.82%
1998 5.52% 0.37%
1997 5.15% -0.13%
1996 5.28% 0.93%
1995 4.35% 0.81%
1994 3.54% -0.71%
1993 4.25% 0.66%
1992 3.59% 0.17%
1991 3.42% 0.17%