The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Luxembourg stood at 5.2 percent in December of 2021, unchanged from November, which was the highest rate since September of 2019. The number of unemployed persons fell by 178 to 15,596 while the national employment increased by 522 to 285,519. At the same time, the active population went up by 344 to 301,115. source: STATEC, Luxembourg

Unemployment Rate in Luxembourg averaged 3.89 percent from 1982 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 7.20 percent in May of 2014 and a record low of 1.40 percent in March of 1991. This page provides the latest reported value for - Luxembourg Unemployment Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Luxembourg Unemployment Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2022.

Unemployment Rate in Luxembourg is expected to be 5.40 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Luxembourg Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 5.10 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Luxembourg Unemployment Rate


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-12-20 10:00 AM Nov 5.3% 5.4% 5.4%
2022-01-20 10:30 AM Dec 5.2% 5.2% 5.3%
2022-02-21 10:00 AM Jan 5.2%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 5.20 5.20 percent Dec/21
Employed Persons 489703.00 496375.00 Dec/21
Unemployed Persons 16403.00 15232.00 Dec/21
Labour Costs 102.94 102.30 points Oct/21
Job Vacancies 4130.00 3231.00 Thousand Jan/15
Population 0.63 0.61 Million Dec/20
Wages In Manufacturing 102.00 100.90 points Oct/21

News Stream
Luxembourg Jobless Rate Steady at Over 2-Year Low
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Luxembourg stood at 5.2 percent in December of 2021, unchanged from November, which was the highest rate since September of 2019. The number of unemployed persons fell by 178 to 15,596 while the national employment increased by 522 to 285,519. At the same time, the active population went up by 344 to 301,115.
2022-01-20
Luxembourg Jobless Rate Drops to Over 2-Year Low
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Luxembourg decreased to 5.3 percent in November of 2021 from 5.4 percent in the previous month. It was the lowest jobless rate since September 2019, as the number of unemployed persons fell by 311 to 15,789 while the national employment increased by 601 to 284,642. Meanwhile, the active population went up by 290 to 300,431.
2021-12-20
Luxembourg Jobless Rate at Over 1-1/2-Year Low
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Luxembourg dropped to 5.4 percent in October of 2021 from 5.5 percent in the previous month. It was the lowest jobless rate since February 2020, as the number of unemployed persons fell by 313 to 16,148 while the national employment increased by 372 to 283,875. Meanwhile, the active population went up by 60 to 300,024.
2021-11-22

Luxembourg Unemployment Rate
In Luxembourg, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force.