Austria Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Austria unemployment rate for 2019 was 4.67%, a 0.17% 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 0.52% decline from 2016.
  • Austria unemployment rate for 2016 was 6.01%, a 0.29% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
Greece 17.24%
Spain 13.96%
New Caledonia 12.80%
French Polynesia 12.10%
Bahamas 10.36%
Barbados 10.33%
Italy 9.89%
Argentina 9.79%
Brunei 9.12%
Uruguay 8.73%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 8.66%
France 8.43%
Puerto Rico 8.19%
Channel Islands 7.49%
Cyprus 7.27%
Chile 7.09%
Croatia 6.94%
Finland 6.60%
Latvia 6.52%
Sweden 6.48%
Lithuania 6.35%
Portugal 6.33%
Saudi Arabia 5.93%
Belgium 5.59%
Canada 5.56%
Slovak Republic 5.56%
Luxembourg 5.36%
Guam 5.31%
Australia 5.27%
Estonia 5.12%
Ireland 4.93%
Denmark 4.91%
Austria 4.67%
Switzerland 4.58%
Slovenia 4.20%
South Korea 4.15%
Singapore 4.11%
New Zealand 4.07%
Panama 3.90%
Israel 3.86%
United Kingdom 3.85%
United States 3.68%
Hong Kong 3.63%
Poland 3.47%
Malta 3.47%
Hungary 3.40%
Norway 3.35%
Netherlands 3.20%
Germany 3.04%
Iceland 2.84%
Trinidad and Tobago 2.69%
Oman 2.67%
UAE 2.35%
Japan 2.29%
Macao 2.24%
Kuwait 2.18%
Czech Republic 1.93%
Bahrain 0.71%
Qatar 0.09%
Austria Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 4.67% -0.17%
2018 4.85% -0.65%
2017 5.50% -0.52%
2016 6.01% 0.29%
2015 5.72% 0.10%
2014 5.62% 0.29%
2013 5.34% 0.47%
2012 4.87% 0.30%
2011 4.56% -0.26%
2010 4.82% -0.48%
2009 5.30% 1.17%
2008 4.13% -0.73%
2007 4.86% -0.39%
2006 5.24% -0.39%
2005 5.63% -0.21%
2004 5.83% 1.06%
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% -0.72%
1993 4.25% 0.66%
1992 3.59% 0.17%
1991 3.42% 0.17%