Unemployed, seeking work

Unemployed
2021
283 700
Unemployment rate
2021
6.2 %
Youth unemployment rate (15 to 24 years)
2021
11.0 %

According to the definitions of the International Labour Organization (ILO), the unemployed are those persons who are not employed, are able to take up a job within two weeks after the reference week and have actively sought work during the reference week and the three weeks preceding it, or already have a job offer and will take up this job in a maximum of three months. The unemployment rate according to the international definition is the share of unemployed persons in the labour force (employed and unemployed), aged 15 to 74 in each case.

Unemployed persons and unemployment rates can be presented by gender, age, education, nationality and regional characteristics, among others. The duration of unemployment, characteristics of the last employment and time series are also provided. The results come from the Microcensus Labour Force Survey (sample survey) as well as the Register-based Labour Market Statistics (administrative data).

S: STATISTICS AUSTRIA, Labour Force Survey (Microcensus) 2021. Compiled on 16 March 2022. - According to international concept (ILO).

S: STATISTICS AUSTRIA, Labour Force Survey (Microcensus) 2021. Compiled on 16 March 2022. - According to international concept (ILO).

Date PDF download
2022-12-07 file 91 000 more employed than in third quarter 2021
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2022-09-08 file 33% less unemployed than in second quarter 2021
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2022-06-09 file 33% less unemployed than in first quarter 2021
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