Germany: Unemployment rate

(measure: percent, source: Federal Statistical Office of Germany)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Unemployment rate, percent in Germany, January 1960 - March 2022:

For that indicator, we provide data for Germany from January 1960 to March 2022. The average value for Germany during that period was 5.78 percent with a minimum of 0.4 percent in June 1962 and a maximum of 14 percent in January 1998. Click on the following link to see the values of Unemployment rate, percent around the world.
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Measure: percent
Source: Federal Statistical Office of Germany



Definition: The unemployment rate represents the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
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