Romania's seasonally adjusted unemployment dropped to 4.9 percent in November 2020 from 5.1 percent in the previous month. This was the lowest jobless rate since March, as the number of unemployed decreased by 12,000 to 450 thousand. Meanwhile, the jobless rate for both men (5.1 percent vs 5.3 percent in November) and women (4.6 percent vs 4.8 percent) decreased. source: Institutul National de Statistica

Unemployment Rate in Romania averaged 6.26 percent from 2004 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 8.70 percent in January of 2004 and a record low of 3.70 percent in January of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - Romania Unemployment Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Romania Unemployment Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2021.

Unemployment Rate in Romania is expected to be 6.40 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployment Rate in Romania to stand at 6.90 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Romania Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 4.20 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Romania Unemployment Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.90 5.10 8.70 3.70 2004 - 2020 percent Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-10-30 07:00 AM Sep 5.2% 5.3% 7.7%
2020-12-02 07:00 AM Oct 5.3% 5.1% 5.3%
2021-01-08 07:00 AM Nov 5.1% 5.3% 5.4%
2021-02-02 02:40 AM Dec 4.9% 5.1% 5.6%
2021-03-03 07:00 AM Jan 4.9%
2021-04-01 06:00 AM Feb
2021-04-30 06:00 AM Mar
2021-06-03 06:00 AM Apr


News Stream
Romanian Jobless Rate Falls to 9-Month Low
Romania's seasonally adjusted unemployment dropped to 4.9 percent in November 2020 from 5.1 percent in the previous month. This was the lowest jobless rate since March, as the number of unemployed decreased by 12,000 to 450 thousand. Meanwhile, the jobless rate for both men (5.1 percent vs 5.3 percent in November) and women (4.6 percent vs 4.8 percent) decreased.
2021-02-02
Romanian Jobless Rate Drops to 5.1% in November
Romania's seasonally adjusted unemployment fell to 5.1 percent in November 2020 from 5.3 percent in the previous month. The number of unemployed decreased by 15,000 to 462 thousand. Meanwhile, the jobless rate for both men (5.3 percent vs 5.5 percent in October) and women (4.8 percent vs 5.0 percent) declined.
2021-01-08
Romanian Jobless Rate Rises to 5.3% in October
Romania's seasonally adjusted unemployment rose to 5.3 percent in October 2020 from a downwardly revised 5.1 percent in the previous month. The number of unemployed increased by 22,000 to 477 thousand. Meanwhile, the jobless rate for both men (5.5 percent vs 5.4 percent in September) and women (5.0 percent vs 4.7 percent) advanced.
2020-12-02
Romania Jobless Rate Falls to 4-Month Low
Romania's seasonally adjusted unemployment ticked down to 5.2 percent in September 2020 from 5.3 percent in the previous month. This was the lowest jobless rate since May, as the number of unemployed fell by 8,000 to 471 thousand. Meanwhile, the jobless rate for men fell (5.7 percent vs 5.0 percent in August) while that for women inched higher(4.6 percent vs 4.5 percent).
2020-10-30

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