Unemployment benefit and unemployment assistance

Unemployment benefit

Beneficiaries on annual average 2021
118 073
Sunk 36.1 % compared to 2020

Unemployment assistance

Beneficiaries on annual average 2021
176 177
Sunk 0.7 % compared to 2020

Unemployment benefit

Average daily amount 2021
35.20 Euro
Gone up 6.3 % compared to 2020

Description

Unemployment benefit and unemployment assistance are the most important cash benefits from unemployment insurance. Unemployment benefit is paid for a limited period, while unemployment assistance, which can be claimed subsequently, is paid indefinitely if certain conditions are fulfilled. The benefits are administrated by the Arbeitsmarktservice which is also providing the statistical data.

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Highlights

Beneficiaries of unemployment benefit 2001-2021, annual average (table)

S: Arbeitsmarktservice Österreich. Compiled on 20 May 2022.

S: Arbeitsmarktservice Österreich. Compiled on 20 May 2022.

S: Arbeitsmarktservice Österreich. Compiled on 20 May 2022.

S: Arbeitsmarktservice Österreich. Compiled on 20 May 2022.

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