Unemployment Rate in Argentina increased to 10.10 percent in the first quarter of 2019 from 9.10 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018. Unemployment Rate in Argentina averaged 9.41 percent from 2002 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 20.80 percent in the fourth quarter of 2002 and a record low of 5.90 percent in the third quarter of 2015.

Unemployment Rate in Argentina is expected to be 9.70 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployment Rate in Argentina to stand at 9.20 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Argentina Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 8.70 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-09-20 07:00 PM Unemployment Rate Q2 9.6% 9.1% 9.4%
2018-12-18 07:00 PM Unemployment Rate Q3 9.0% 9.6% 9.6%
2019-03-21 07:00 PM Unemployment Rate Q4 9.1% 9% 8.10%
2019-06-19 07:00 PM Unemployment Rate Q1 10.1% 9.1% 9.20%
2019-09-19 07:00 PM Unemployment Rate Q2 10.1% 10.2%
2019-12-19 10:00 PM Unemployment Rate Q3 9.5%


Argentina Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 10.10 9.10 20.80 5.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 11947.00 11793.00 16100.01 10560.47 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1338.00 1185.00 3406.25 709.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 42.30 42.20 43.40 36.30 percent [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 47.00 46.50 47.00 44.50 percent [+]
Wages 40911.00 41359.00 51657.00 913.00 ARS/Month [+]
Minimum Wages 12500.00 11900.00 12500.00 0.00 ARS/Month [+]
Population 44.50 44.05 44.50 20.68 Million [+]
Living Wage Family 14400.00 12200.00 14400.00 10300.00 ARS/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 10400.00 8560.00 10400.00 6550.00 ARS/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 20500.00 19500.00 20500.00 13300.00 ARS/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 10500.00 10200.00 10500.00 6250.00 ARS/Month [+]
Wage Growth 2.77 3.58 6.33 0.74 percent [+]


Argentina Unemployment Rate

In Argentina, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Argentina Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Argentina Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
10.10 9.10 20.80 5.90 2002 - 2019 percent Quarterly




Country Last Previous
South Africa 27.60 Mar/19
Spain 14.70 Mar/19
Turkey 13.00 Apr/19
Brazil 12.30 May/19
Argentina 10.10 Mar/19
Italy 9.90 May/19
France 8.70 Mar/19
Euro Area 7.50 May/19
India 6.00 Dec/18
Saudi Arabia 5.70 Mar/19
Canada 5.50 Jun/19
Australia 5.20 Jun/19
Indonesia 5.01 Mar/19
Russia 4.40 Jun/19
South Korea 4.00 Jun/19
United Kingdom 3.80 May/19
United States 3.70 Jun/19
China 3.67 Mar/19
Mexico 3.50 May/19
Netherlands 3.40 Jun/19
Germany 3.10 May/19
Japan 2.40 May/19
Singapore 2.20 Mar/19
Switzerland 2.10 Jun/19


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