EU Labour Force Survey

The EU Labour Force Survey is a sample survey of private households providing detailed data on employment in the EU. It is comprehensive data broken down in to many categories divided by age, gender, and education and with distinctions between permanent/temporary and part-/full-time.

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European Union Unemployment Rate

Current (Jan 2020) Previous (Dec 2019) % Chg Prev % Chg 1Y
6.10% 6.10% 0.00% -6.15%

Major EU Labour Force Survey Indicators

Indicator Period Value % Chg Prev
Austria Unemployment Rate Mar 2020 4.50% 0.00%
Austria Youth Unemployment Rate Mar 2020 9.30% -3.12%
Belgium Unemployment Rate Mar 2020 5.30% 1.92%
Belgium Youth Unemployment Rate Mar 2020 14.50% 0.00%
Bulgaria Unemployment Rate Mar 2020 4.50% 12.50%
Bulgaria Youth Unemployment Rate Mar 2020 13.30% 17.70%
Croatia Unemployment Rate Mar 2020 6.80% 9.68%
Croatia Youth Unemployment Rate Mar 2020 16.20% 0.00%
Cyprus Unemployment Rate Mar 2020 6.70% 15.52%
Cyprus Youth Unemployment Rate Dec 2019 15.20% 0.00%
Denmark Unemployment Rate Mar 2020 4.80% 0.00%
Denmark Youth Unemployment Rate Mar 2020 11.00% 3.77%
Estonia Unemployment Rate Feb 2020 4.70% 0.00%
Estonia Youth Unemployment Rate Feb 2020 9.60% 11.63%
European Union Unemployment Rate Jan 2020 6.10% 0.00%
European Union Youth Unemployment Rate Jan 2020 14.00% -0.71%
Eurozone Unemployment Rate Mar 2020 7.40% 1.37%
Eurozone Youth Unemployment Rate Mar 2020 15.80% 2.60%
Finland Unemployment Rate Mar 2020 6.50% 0.00%
Finland Youth Unemployment Rate Mar 2020 18.10% 0.56%
France Unemployment Rate Mar 2020 8.40% 6.33%
France Youth Unemployment Rate Mar 2020 20.40% 5.70%
Germany Unemployment Rate Mar 2020 3.50% 2.94%
Germany Youth Unemployment Rate Mar 2020 5.60% 1.82%
Greece Unemployment Rate Jan 2020 16.40% 0.00%
Greece Youth Unemployment Rate Jan 2020 32.40% 2.21%
Hungary Unemployment Rate Feb 2020 3.60% 5.88%
Hungary Youth Unemployment Rate Feb 2020 11.30% 5.61%
Iceland Unemployment Rate Feb 2020 3.80% 0.00%
Iceland Youth Unemployment Rate Feb 2020 8.90% -1.11%
Ireland Unemployment Rate Mar 2020 5.40% 12.50%
Ireland Youth Unemployment Rate Mar 2020 13.20% 15.79%
Italy Unemployment Rate Mar 2020 8.40% -9.68%
Italy Youth Unemployment Rate Mar 2020 28.00% -4.11%
Japan Unemployment Rate Mar 2020 2.50% 4.17%
Latvia Unemployment Rate Mar 2020 6.90% 6.15%
Latvia Youth Unemployment Rate Mar 2020 12.10% 8.04%
Lithuania Unemployment Rate Mar 2020 7.10% 7.58%
Lithuania Youth Unemployment Rate Mar 2020 15.70% 10.56%
Luxembourg Unemployment Rate Mar 2020 6.50% 14.04%
Luxembourg Youth Unemployment Rate Mar 2020 19.90% 12.43%
Malta Unemployment Rate Mar 2020 3.50% 2.94%
Malta Youth Unemployment Rate Mar 2020 10.40% 4.00%
Netherlands Unemployment Rate Mar 2020 2.90% 0.00%
Netherlands Youth Unemployment Rate Mar 2020 6.30% 0.00%
Norway Unemployment Rate Feb 2020 3.50% -5.41%
Norway Youth Unemployment Rate Feb 2020 10.10% -0.98%
Poland Unemployment Rate Mar 2020 3.00% 0.00%
Poland Youth Unemployment Rate Mar 2020 8.10% 3.85%
Portugal Unemployment Rate Feb 2020 6.40% -5.88%
Portugal Youth Unemployment Rate Feb 2020 18.90% -3.08%
Romania Unemployment Rate Mar 2020 4.60% 17.95%
Romania Youth Unemployment Rate Dec 2019 17.70% 0.00%
Slovakia Unemployment Rate Mar 2020 5.60% 1.82%
Slovakia Youth Unemployment Rate Mar 2020 16.10% 5.23%
Slovenia Unemployment Rate Mar 2020 3.80% 5.56%
Slovenia Youth Unemployment Rate Mar 2020 7.90% 0.00%
Spain Unemployment Rate Mar 2020 14.50% 6.62%
Spain Youth Unemployment Rate Mar 2020 33.10% 4.42%
Sweden Unemployment Rate Mar 2020 6.70% -10.67%
Sweden Youth Unemployment Rate Mar 2020 19.50% -2.50%
Turkey Unemployment Rate Jan 2020 12.60% -3.82%
Turkey Youth Unemployment Rate Jan 2020 22.80% -5.00%
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