Argentina Unemployment Rate

2002 - 2020 | Quarterly | % | CEIC Data

Argentina Unemployment Rate dropped to 11.00 % in Dec 2020, from the previously reported number of 11.70 % in Sep 2020. Argentina Unemployment Rate is updated quarterly, available from Dec 2002 to Dec 2020, with an average rate of 8.50 %. The data reached an all-time high of 20.40 % in Mar 2003 and a record low of 5.90 % in Sep 2015. The data is reported by reported by CEIC Data.

In the latest reports, Argentina Population reached 45.38 million people in Dec 2020. The country's Labour Force Participation Rate dropped to 55.97 % in Dec 2020.

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Argentina Unemployment Rate

What was Argentina's Unemployment Rate in Dec 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
11.00 Dec 2020 11.70 Sep 2020 5.90 Sep 2015 20.40 Mar 2003 % quarterly Dec 2002 - Dec 2020

Unemployment Rate by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 11.80 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Algeria (%) 11.70 Sep 2017 quarterly Jun 2014 - Sep 2017
Argentina (%) 11.00 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2002 - Dec 2020
Armenia (%) 16.00 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2020
Australia (%) 5.62 Mar 2021 monthly Feb 1978 - Mar 2021
Austria (%) 5.65 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
Azerbaijan (%) 7.16 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2020
Bahrain (%) 4.30 2016 yearly 1991 - 2016
Bangladesh (%) 5.30 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Belarus (%) 0.20 Mar 2021 monthly Oct 2004 - Mar 2021
Belgium (%) 5.80 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1983 - Mar 2021
Bolivia (%) 3.40 2017 yearly 1999 - 2017
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 15.70 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Botswana (%) 17.70 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Brazil (%) 14.40 Feb 2021 monthly Mar 2012 - Feb 2021
Brunei (%) 8.37 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Bulgaria (%) 5.20 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Cambodia (%) 2.40 2019 yearly 2007 - 2019
Canada (%) 7.50 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1976 - Mar 2021
Chile (%) 10.40 Mar 2021 monthly Mar 2009 - Mar 2021
China (%) 4.24 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
Colombia (%) 14.18 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2021
Croatia (%) 9.20 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Cyprus (%) 7.10 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2021
Czech Republic (%) 3.42 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
Denmark (%) 6.00 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Mar 2021
Ecuador (%) 5.46 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2013 - Mar 2021
Egypt (%) 7.20 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2003 - Dec 2020
Estonia (%) 7.70 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1989 - Sep 2020
European Union (%) 6.20 Jan 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2020
Finland (%) 8.20 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1988 - Dec 2020
France (%) 8.00 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1975 - Dec 2020
Georgia (%) 11.57 2019 yearly 1991 - 2019
Germany (%) 4.50 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Mar 2021
Ghana (%) 4.53 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Greece (%) 15.80 Dec 2020 monthly Apr 1998 - Dec 2020
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 6.80 Mar 2021 monthly Oct 1981 - Mar 2021
Hungary (%) 4.50 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2021
Iceland (%) 7.50 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
India (%) 7.11 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Indonesia (%) 7.07 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
Iran (%) 9.40 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2001 - Dec 2020
Ireland (%) 5.80 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Apr 2021
Israel (%) 5.39 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2012 - Mar 2021
Italy (%) 10.12 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1983 - Mar 2021
Ivory Coast (%) 3.50 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Japan (%) 2.60 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1953 - Mar 2021
Jordan (%) 20.40 Nov 2020 quarterly Feb 2000 - Nov 2020
Kazakhstan (%) 5.00 Jul 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Jul 2020
Kenya (%) 2.98 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
South Korea (%) 3.90 Mar 2021 monthly Jun 1999 - Mar 2021
Kosovo (%) 24.60 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2016 - Sep 2020
Kuwait (%) 2.09 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Kyrgyzstan (%) 5.50 2019 yearly 1992 - 2019
Laos (%) 0.95 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Latvia (%) 8.70 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Mar 2021
Lebanon (%) 11.35 2018 yearly 2004 - 2018
Lithuania (%) 8.90 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Mar 2021
Luxembourg (%) 6.11 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2021
Macau SAR, China (%) 2.90 Mar 2021 monthly Sep 1996 - Mar 2021
North Macedonia (%) 16.14 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2020
Malawi (%) 6.60 2013 yearly 2005 - 2013
Malaysia (%) 5.40 May 2020 monthly Jan 2016 - May 2020
Malta (%) 4.40 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2020
Mauritius (%) 7.10 Mar 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2020
Mexico (%) 4.43 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Mar 2021
Moldova (%) 3.60 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Mongolia (%) 7.57 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2006 - Dec 2020
Montenegro (%) 21.20 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2020
Morocco (%) 12.50 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2021
Mozambique (%) 3.39 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Myanmar (%) 1.79 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Nepal (%) 4.44 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Netherlands (%) 3.80 Mar 2020 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2020
New Zealand (%) 4.70 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1986 - Mar 2021
Nigeria (%) 33.28 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Norway (%) 5.00 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1989 - Nov 2020
Oman (%) 2.80 Mar 2021 monthly Mar 2018 - Mar 2021
Pakistan (%) 5.79 2018 yearly 1980 - 2018
Palestinian Territory (%) 23.40 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2020
Panama (%) 7.10 2019 yearly 2003 - 2019
Paraguay (%) 7.17 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2017 - Dec 2020
Peru (%) 15.28 Mar 2021 monthly Mar 2001 - Mar 2021
Philippines (%) 8.70 Jan 2021 quarterly Jul 1982 - Jan 2021
Poland (%) 6.40 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Mar 2021
Portugal (%) 7.20 Jan 2021 monthly Feb 1998 - Jan 2021
Qatar (%) 0.10 2019 yearly 1997 - 2019
Romania (%) 5.50 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Mar 2021
Russia (%) 5.90 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1994 - Dec 2020
Saudi Arabia (%) 7.45 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Serbia (%) 9.90 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2020
Singapore (%) 2.90 Mar 2021 monthly Mar 2020 - Mar 2021
Slovakia (%) 7.98 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Mar 2021
Slovenia (%) 5.10 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1997 - Dec 2020
South Africa (%) 32.50 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2020
Spain (%) 15.98 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1976 - Mar 2021
Sri Lanka (%) 5.20 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2012 - Dec 2020
Sudan (%) 20.30 2010 yearly 1993 - 2010
Sweden (%) 9.07 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1983 - Mar 2021
Switzerland (%) 5.01 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1991 - Dec 2020

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -8.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -1,251.451 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 5,686.050 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Apr 2021
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 17.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 335,582.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1994 - Dec 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 102.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (ARS bn) 11,418.800 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
Forecast: Government Net Debt (ARS bn) 28,248.090 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Forecast: Government Revenue (ARS bn) 8,986.340 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
Government Revenue: Taxes (ARS mn) 187,540.45 Jul 2018 monthly Jan 1997 - Jul 2018
Non Financial Public Sector (NFPS) 2017: Total Balance (ARS mn) -117,060.700 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2015 - Mar 2021
NFPS 2017: Current Expenditure (ARS mn) 637,397.600 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2015 - Mar 2021
NFPS 2017: Total Revenue (ARS mn) 560,576.200 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2015 - Mar 2021
NFPS 2017: Total Expenditure (ARS mn) 677,636.900 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2015 - Mar 2021
NFPS 2017: Capital Expenditure (ARS mn) 40,239.300 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2015 - Mar 2021
NFPS 2017: Current Revenue (ARS mn) 560,570.400 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2015 - Mar 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 4.310 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) 704.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Mar 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 5,816.4 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Mar 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 27.7 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - Mar 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 4,941.212 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 478,181.334 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 97,783.053 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Imports (USD mn) 5,111.4 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Mar 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 65.4 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - Mar 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 1,215,956.843 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 1,022,958.123 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 251.557 Dec 2020 monthly Dec 1995 - Dec 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 394.499 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1995 - Mar 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 415.682 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 1,108.097 Mar 2021 monthly Apr 1983 - Mar 2021
Exports (USD mn) 5,720.000 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Mar 2021
Imports (USD mn) 5,320.000 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Mar 2021
Exports: fob: Agricultural: Fats and Oils (USD mn) 4,710.000 2019 yearly 1989 - 2019
Exports: fob: Agricultural: Residues & Waste from Food Industry (USD mn) 9,567.000 2019 yearly 1989 - 2019
Exports: fob: Industrial: Chemicals & Related Products (USD mn) 3,847.000 2019 yearly 1989 - 2019
Exports: fob: Industrial: Transport Material (USD mn) 6,466.000 2019 yearly 1989 - 2019
Exports: fob: Primary Products: Cereals (USD mn) 9,462.000 2019 yearly 1989 - 2019
Motor Vehicle Export (Unit) 22,394.000 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Mar 2021
Motor Vehicle Export: Passenger Car: Automobile (Unit) 6,919.000 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Mar 2021
Motor Vehicle Export: Passenger Car: Utility Vehicle (Unit) 15,475.000 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Mar 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 324.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1992 - Dec 2020
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -1,371.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Dec 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -1.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,363.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1977 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 42.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 615.518 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 572.701 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 272,852.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2020
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 72.0 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 71,504.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2003 - Dec 2020
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 19.0 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 2.041 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 70,759.762 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2016 - Dec 2020
BoP: Financial Account: Other Investments (USD mn) 4,091.186 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2020
BoP: Current Account: Services: Import (USD mn) 2,699.496 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Deposit-taking Corporations, except the Central Bank (USD mn) 418.013 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2016
Foreign Direct Investment: Wholesale & Retail Trade; Repair of Motor Vehicles & ... (USD mn) -165.881 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2016
Foreign Direct Investment: Information & Communication (USD mn) -254.943 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2016
Foreign Direct Investment: Other Financial Corporations (USD mn) -80.884 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2016
Foreign Direct Investment: First-Rate Investor: Germany (USD mn) -24.999 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2016
Foreign Direct Investment: First-Rate Investor: Chile (USD mn) 24.550 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2016
Foreign Direct Investment: First-Rate Investor: Spain (USD mn) -96.376 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2016
Foreign Direct Investment: First-Rate Investor: United States of america (USD mn) -522.212 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2016
Foreign Direct Investment: First-Rate Investor: Netherlands (USD mn) -188.390 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2016
AR: BOP: Net Errors and Omissions (USD mn) -1,281.788 2019 yearly 1976 - 2019
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 4.0 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 2002 - Feb 2021
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 5.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 36,812.220 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Feb 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 66,283.020 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Feb 2021
M2 Growth (%) 56.2 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Feb 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 41.1 Sep 2020 monthly Apr 1985 - Sep 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 34,646.3 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1956 - Mar 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 8.993 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 6.5 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Mar 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 3,393.000 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1956 - Mar 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 71.1 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 2003 - Mar 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 73,249.993 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 2002 - Mar 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 164,095.2 Jul 2018 monthly Jan 1990 - Jul 2018
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 24.1 Jul 2018 monthly Jan 1991 - Jul 2018
Credit to Households (USD bn) 17.235 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1994 - Sep 2020
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 80.092 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1990 - Sep 2020
Household Debt (USD mn) 17,691.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 2002 - Mar 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 170,669.685 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Feb 2021
Total Loans Growth (%) 52.01 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Feb 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 13.92 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2020
Official Reserve Assets (ORA) (USD mn) 39,593.340 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1999 - Mar 2021
ORA: Foreign Currency Reserves (FCR) (USD mn) 34,576.510 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 2006 - Mar 2021
ORA: Gold Incl Gold Deposits & Gold Swapped (USD mn) 3,393.000 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1999 - Mar 2021
Loans (ARS mn) 5,759,914.20 Jun 2018 monthly Jan 1990 - Jun 2018

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