Harmonised unemployment rate by sex

% (seasonally adjusted)

Harmonised unemployment rate by sex - % (seasonally adjusted) Short Description: The unemployment rate represents unemployed persons as a percentage of the labour force based on International Labour Office (ILO) definition. The labour force is the total number of people employed and unemployed. Unemployed persons comprise persons aged 15 to 74 who:

  • are without work during the reference week;
  • are available to start work within the next two weeks;
  • and have been actively seeking work in the past four weeks or had already found a job to start within the next three months.

Data are presented in seasonally adjusted form.

Additional information on Eurostat web page

Total
2020M022020M032020M042020M052020M06
Euro area (changing composition)7.27.27.57.77.8
Euro area - 19 countries (from 2015)7.27.27.57.77.8
Euro area - 18 countries (2014)7.27.27.57.77.8
EU (27 countries - from 2020)6.56.56.77.07.1
EU (28 countries)..........
EU (27 countries - 2007-2013)..........
Belgium5.05.15.35.45.5
Bulgaria4.24.14.84.64.4
Czechia2.02.12.22.42.6
Denmark4.94.85.05.55.8
Germany3.6 (e)3.8 (e)3.9 (e)4.1 (e)4.2 (e)
Estonia4.74.86.07.0..
Ireland4.85.35.45.65.3
Greece15.914.515.717.0..
Spain13.614.515.415.415.6
France7.67.68.88.27.7
Croatia6.26.88.18.98.8
Italy9.28.46.88.38.8
Cyprus6.06.78.910.29.8
Latvia6.97.49.09.810.1
Lithuania6.36.68.69.39.4
Luxembourg5.86.67.57.77.7
Hungary3.63.74.14.8..
Malta3.43.54.14.34.2
Netherlands2.92.93.43.64.3
Austria4.54.75.05.95.7
Poland3.02.92.92.93.0
Portugal6.46.26.35.97.0
Romania4.34.64.85.25.2
Slovenia4.24.34.74.84.8
Slovakia6.15.86.46.56.6
Finland6.86.97.17.27.3
Sweden7.66.87.98.59.2
United Kingdom3.93.83.93.8..
Iceland3.93.53.94.54.5
Norway3.53.64.14.6..
Switzerland4.14.4......
Turkey12.612.913.6....
United States3.54.414.713.311.1
Japan2.42.52.62.9..
Males
2020M022020M032020M042020M052020M06
Euro area (changing composition)6.86.97.27.37.4
Euro area - 19 countries (from 2015)6.86.97.27.37.4
Euro area - 18 countries (2014)6.86.97.27.37.4
EU (27 countries - from 2020)6.26.26.56.66.7
EU (28 countries)..........
EU (27 countries - 2007-2013)..........
Belgium5.05.15.45.65.9
Bulgaria4.54.35.04.84.6
Czechia1.71.82.02.12.5
Denmark4.74.64.75.05.3
Germany3.9 (e)4.0 (e)4.1 (e)4.2 (e)4.3 (e)
Estonia5.25.26.06.6..
Ireland5.05.35.45.55.2
Greece13.012.913.113.3..
Spain11.913.114.214.214.4
France7.57.58.67.87.2
Croatia6.06.47.78.38.2
Italy8.47.56.77.48.0
Cyprus6.16.68.59.79.7
Latvia7.98.39.510.310.8
Lithuania7.17.39.510.210.3
Luxembourg5.86.87.77.97.9
Hungary3.43.54.04.4..
Malta3.53.73.83.93.8
Netherlands2.92.93.63.64.2
Austria4.64.84.96.46.4
Poland3.02.82.82.93.0
Portugal5.95.55.25.76.8
Romania4.95.35.46.15.5
Slovenia3.73.84.24.14.2
Slovakia5.85.56.06.36.5
Finland7.07.17.37.57.6
Sweden7.26.68.38.19.4
United Kingdom4.14.04.04.0..
Iceland3.73.43.84.44.6
Norway3.73.74.24.8..
Switzerland3.94.2......
Turkey..........
United States3.64.413.512.210.6
Japan2.62.72.93.2..
Females
2020M022020M032020M042020M052020M06
Euro area (changing composition)7.77.67.88.18.3
Euro area - 19 countries (from 2015)7.77.67.88.18.3
Euro area - 18 countries (2014)7.77.77.88.18.3
EU (27 countries - from 2020)6.86.87.07.37.5
EU (28 countries)..........
EU (27 countries - 2007-2013)..........
Belgium4.95.05.25.25.1
Bulgaria3.83.94.64.44.1
Czechia2.32.32.52.62.7
Denmark5.15.05.36.06.4
Germany3.2 (e)3.5 (e)3.8 (e)4.0 (e)4.2 (e)
Estonia4.24.46.17.5..
Ireland4.65.25.45.75.4
Greece19.616.618.821.8..
Spain15.516.116.816.917.1
France7.87.88.98.58.3
Croatia6.67.28.79.69.4
Italy10.39.67.19.510.0
Cyprus5.96.79.410.810.0
Latvia6.06.68.49.29.4
Lithuania5.55.87.78.48.5
Luxembourg5.86.27.27.57.6
Hungary3.73.94.35.3..
Malta3.33.34.64.94.9
Netherlands3.02.93.33.64.5
Austria4.34.65.15.25.0
Poland3.12.92.93.03.1
Portugal6.96.97.46.07.2
Romania3.43.63.94.05.0
Slovenia4.84.85.45.55.5
Slovakia6.56.36.96.86.7
Finland6.66.76.86.97.0
Sweden7.96.97.68.99.1
United Kingdom3.63.63.73.6..
Iceland4.03.64.04.64.4
Norway3.33.44.04.5..
Switzerland4.44.7......
Turkey..........
United States3.44.416.214.511.7
Japan2.22.22.32.5..

(..) - not available
(e) - estimated

Source: Eurostat