Austria Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Austria unemployment rate for 2021 was 6.30%, a 0.94% increase from 2020.
  • Austria unemployment rate for 2020 was 5.36%, a 0.87% 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.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
New Caledonia 16.57%
Greece 14.80%
Spain 14.73%
French Polynesia 14.39%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 13.27%
Bahamas 13.24%
Panama 12.09%
Argentina 10.90%
Uruguay 10.45%
Barbados 10.41%
Italy 9.83%
Chile 9.13%
Croatia 8.68%
Sweden 8.66%
Puerto Rico 8.27%
France 8.06%
Lithuania 7.90%
Brunei 7.65%
Latvia 7.60%
Finland 7.53%
Canada 7.51%
Channel Islands 7.37%
Saudi Arabia 7.36%
Guam 6.98%
Slovak Republic 6.74%
Portugal 6.65%
Ireland 6.63%
Belgium 6.42%
Estonia 6.33%
Austria 6.30%
Cyprus 6.13%
United States 5.46%
Iceland 5.40%
Switzerland 5.32%
Hong Kong 5.32%
Luxembourg 5.23%
Australia 5.11%
Israel 5.05%
Norway 4.99%
Trinidad and Tobago 4.81%
Denmark 4.80%
United Kingdom 4.53%
Slovenia 4.42%
New Zealand 4.12%
Hungary 4.12%
Netherlands 4.01%
Kuwait 3.71%
Singapore 3.62%
Germany 3.54%
South Korea 3.53%
Malta 3.50%
Poland 3.37%
UAE 3.36%
Oman 3.12%
Macao 3.01%
Czech Republic 2.89%
Japan 2.80%
Bahrain 1.87%
Qatar 0.26%
Austria Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2021 6.30% 0.94%
2020 5.36% 0.87%
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% 0.29%
2013 5.33% 0.46%
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%