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European Union Unemployment Rate

Country:
European Union
EUR, Euro
Source:
Sector:
Labor
Medium 8.7% 8.6%
8.7%
Last release Importance Actual Forecast
Previous
8.5%
8.7%
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Unemployment Rate shows the number of unemployed persons in percentage of the working-age population. The calculation is performed monthly. The unemployed are defined as persons from 15 to 74 years of age not currently employed; currently available for work; actively looking for work.

The indicator growth can have a negative effect on the euro quotes.

Last values:

actual data

forecast

The chart of the entire available history of the "European Union Unemployment Rate" macroeconomic indicator. The dashed line shows the forecast values ​​of the economic indicator for the specified dates.

A significant deviation of a real value from a forecast one may cause a short-term strengthening or weakening of a national currency in the Forex market. The threshold values ​​of the indicators signaling the approach of the critical state of the national (local) economy occupy a special place.

Date (GMT)
Reference
Actual
Forecast
Previous
Dec 2017
8.7%
8.6%
8.7%
Nov 2017
8.7%
8.8%
8.8%
Oct 2017
8.8%
8.9%
8.9%
Sep 2017
8.9%
9.0%
9.0%
Aug 2017
9.1%
9.0%
9.1%
Jul 2017
9.1%
9.0%
9.1%
Jun 2017
9.1%
9.2%
9.2%
May 2017
9.3%
9.3%
9.3%
Apr 2017
9.3%
9.4%
9.4%
Mar 2017
9.5%
9.4%
9.5%
Feb 2017
9.5%
9.6%
Jan 2017
9.6%
9.6%
Dec 2016
9.6%
9.7%
Nov 2016
9.8%
9.8%
Oct 2016
9.8%
9.9%
Sep 2016
10.0%
10.0%
Aug 2016
10.1%
10.1%
Jul 2016
10.1%
10.1%
Jun 2016
10.1%
10.1%
May 2016
10.1%
10.2%
Apr 2016
10.2%
10.2%
Mar 2016
10.2%
10.4%
Feb 2016
10.3%
10.4%
Jan 2016
10.3%
10.4%
Dec 2015
10.4%
10.5%
Nov 2015
10.5%
10.6%
Oct 2015
10.7%
10.8%
Sep 2015
10.8%
10.9%
Aug 2015
11.0%
11.0%
Jul 2015
10.9%
11.1%
Jun 2015
11.1%
11.1%
May 2015
11.1%
11.1%
Apr 2015
11.1%
11.2%
Mar 2015
11.3%
11.3%
Feb 2015
11.3%
11.2%
Jan 2015
11.4%
11.4%
Dec 2014
11.3%
11.5%
Nov 2014
11.5%
11.5%
Oct 2014
11.5%
11.5%
Sep 2014
11.5%
11.5%
Aug 2014
11.5%
11.5%
Jul 2014
11.5%
11.5%
Jun 2014
11.5%
11.6%
May 2014
11.6%
11.7%
Apr 2014
11.6%
11.8%
Mar 2014
11.8%
11.9%
Feb 2014
11.8%
12.0%
Jan 2014
11.9%
12.0%
Dec 2013
12.0%
12.1%
Nov 2013
12.0%
12.1%