Argentina Unemployment Rate

1990 - 2021 | Quarterly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Argentina Unemployment Rate

  • Argentina Unemployment Rate dropped to 7.00% in Dec 2021, from the previously reported figure of 8.20% in Sep 2021.
  • Argentina Unemployment Rate is updated quarterly, available from Jun 1990 to Dec 2021, with an average rate of 8.80%.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 20.40% in Mar 2003 and a record low of 5.30% in Dec 1991.
  • The data is reported by reported by CEIC Data.
  • In the latest reports, Argentina Population reached 45.81 million people in Dec 2021.


View Argentina's Unemployment Rate from Jun 1990 to Dec 2021 in the chart:

Argentina Unemployment Rate

What was Argentina's Unemployment Rate in Dec 2021?

Argentina Unemployment Rate dropped to 7.00% in Dec 2021, from the previously reported figure of 8.20% in Sep 2021. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
7.00 Dec 2021 8.20 Sep 2021 5.30 Dec 1991 20.40 Mar 2003 % quarterly Jun 1990 - Dec 2021

Unemployment Rate by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 11.40 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2021
Algeria (%) 11.71 Sep 2017 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2017
Argentina (%) 7.00 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 1990 - Dec 2021
Armenia (%) 14.50 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2021
Australia (%) 3.95 Mar 2022 monthly Feb 1978 - Mar 2022
Austria (%) 4.23 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2022
Azerbaijan (%) 5.95 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2021
Bahrain (%) 4.30 2016 yearly 1991 - 2016
Bangladesh (%) 5.30 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Belarus (%) 0.20 Feb 2022 monthly Oct 2004 - Feb 2022
Belgium (%) 5.60 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1983 - Mar 2022
Bolivia (%) 3.40 2017 yearly 1999 - 2017
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 15.90 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Botswana (%) 24.72 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
Brazil (%) 11.10 Mar 2022 monthly Mar 2012 - Mar 2022
Brunei (%) 7.65 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
Bulgaria (%) 4.50 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Cambodia (%) 2.40 2020 yearly 2020 - 2020
Canada (%) 5.20 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - Apr 2022
Chile (%) 7.80 Mar 2022 monthly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
China (%) 3.96 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2021
Colombia (%) 12.12 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2021 - Mar 2022
Croatia (%) 6.20 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2021
Cyprus (%) 5.90 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2022
Czech Republic (%) 2.37 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2022
Denmark (%) 5.10 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Dec 2021
Ecuador (%) 4.78 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2013 - Mar 2022
Egypt (%) 7.20 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2003 - Mar 2022
Estonia (%) 5.50 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1997 - Mar 2022
European Union (%) 6.20 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2022
Finland (%) 6.50 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1988 - Mar 2022
France (%) 7.30 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1975 - Mar 2022
Georgia (%) 20.62 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
Germany (%) 2.90 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Mar 2022
Ghana (%) 4.70 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
Greece (%) 12.80 Feb 2022 monthly Apr 1998 - Feb 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 5.00 Mar 2022 monthly Oct 1981 - Mar 2022
Hungary (%) 3.70 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2022
Iceland (%) 4.30 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2022
India (%) 7.11 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Indonesia (%) 6.49 2021 yearly 1984 - 2021
Iran (%) 8.90 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 2001 - Dec 2021
Ireland (%) 4.80 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Apr 2022
Israel (%) 3.80 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - Mar 2022
Italy (%) 8.28 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1983 - Mar 2022
Ivory Coast (%) 3.50 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Japan (%) 2.60 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1953 - Mar 2022
Jordan (%) 23.30 Nov 2021 quarterly Feb 2000 - Nov 2021
Kazakhstan (%) 4.90 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2022
Kenya (%) 2.98 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
South Korea (%) 2.70 Apr 2022 monthly Jun 1999 - Apr 2022
Kosovo (%) 25.80 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2016 - Mar 2021
Kuwait (%) 2.09 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Kyrgyzstan (%) 5.80 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Laos (%) 0.95 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Latvia (%) 7.00 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Mar 2022
Lebanon (%) 11.35 2018 yearly 2004 - 2018
Lithuania (%) 6.90 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Mar 2022
Luxembourg (%) 4.68 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2022
Macau SAR, China (%) 3.50 Mar 2022 monthly Sep 1996 - Mar 2022
North Macedonia (%) 15.20 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2021
Malawi (%) 6.60 2013 yearly 2005 - 2013
Malaysia (%) 5.40 May 2020 monthly Jan 2016 - May 2020
Malta (%) 3.16 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2021
Mauritius (%) 7.10 Mar 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2020
Mexico (%) 3.46 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Mar 2022
Moldova (%) 2.63 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
Mongolia (%) 8.47 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2006 - Mar 2022
Montenegro (%) 15.40 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2021
Morocco (%) 12.10 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Mozambique (%) 3.98 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
Myanmar (%) 1.79 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Nepal (%) 4.44 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Netherlands (%) 3.10 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Jul 2021
New Zealand (%) 3.20 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1986 - Mar 2022
Nigeria (%) 33.28 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Norway (%) 3.10 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1989 - Feb 2022
Oman (%) 2.30 Mar 2022 monthly Mar 2018 - Mar 2022
Pakistan (%) 6.30 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Palestinian Territory (%) 25.40 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Panama (%) 11.30 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Paraguay (%) 8.47 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2017 - Mar 2022
Peru (%) 9.41 Mar 2022 monthly Mar 2001 - Mar 2022
Philippines (%) 6.40 Jan 2022 quarterly Jul 1982 - Jan 2022
Poland (%) 5.40 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Mar 2022
Portugal (%) 7.20 Jan 2021 monthly Feb 1998 - Jan 2021
Qatar (%) 0.10 2019 yearly 1997 - 2019
Romania (%) 5.70 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Mar 2022
Russia (%) 4.25 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Dec 2021
Saudi Arabia (%) 6.86 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2021
Serbia (%) 9.80 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2021
Singapore (%) 2.20 Mar 2022 monthly Mar 2020 - Mar 2022
Slovakia (%) 6.67 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Mar 2022
Slovenia (%) 4.50 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 1997 - Dec 2021
South Africa (%) 35.30 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2021
Spain (%) 13.65 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 1976 - Mar 2022
Sri Lanka (%) 4.60 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 2012 - Dec 2021
Sudan (%) 20.30 2010 yearly 1993 - 2010
Sweden (%) 7.62 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1983 - Mar 2022
Switzerland (%) 4.39 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Dec 2021

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -3.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2021
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -1,540.653 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2022
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 7,872.878 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Apr 2022
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 16.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2021
National Government Debt (USD mn) 363,232.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1994 - Dec 2021
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 80.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2021
Forecast: Government Expenditure (ARS bn) 109,556.099 2027 yearly 1993 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (ARS bn) 179,437.957 2027 yearly 1992 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (ARS bn) 105,573.143 2027 yearly 1993 - 2027
Government Revenue: Social Security (ARS mn) 290,586.510 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Apr 2022
Government Revenue: Taxes: Net Vat (ARS mn) 423,795.166 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Apr 2022
Government Revenue: Taxes (ARS mn) 187,540.45 Jul 2018 monthly Jan 1997 - Jul 2018
NFPS 2017: Capital Expenditure (ARS mn) 68,503.700 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2015 - Mar 2022
NFPS 2017: Current Revenue (ARS mn) 1,072,315.600 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2015 - Mar 2022
Non Financial Public Sector (NFPS) 2017: Total Balance (ARS mn) -172,029.300 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2015 - Mar 2022
NFPS 2017: Total Revenue (ARS mn) 1,074,713.600 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2015 - Mar 2022
NFPS 2017: Total Expenditure (ARS mn) 1,246,742.900 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2015 - Mar 2022
NFPS 2017: Current Expenditure (ARS mn) 1,178,239.200 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2015 - Mar 2022
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 3.158 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) 727.5 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Mar 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 7,566.5 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Mar 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 27.8 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1992 - Mar 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 3,656.946 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 457,033.408 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 119,713.200 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 6,839.0 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Mar 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 35.6 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1992 - Mar 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 1,196,682.281 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 1,127,072.591 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 620.516 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1995 - Mar 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 649.526 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1995 - Mar 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 470.013 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 1,621.408 Mar 2022 monthly Apr 1983 - Mar 2022
Exports: fob: Industrial: Chemicals & Related Products (USD mn) 5,035.000 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
Exports: fob: Industrial: Transport Material (USD mn) 6,515.000 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
Exports: fob: Agricultural: Residues & Waste from Food Industry (USD mn) 12,833.000 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
Exports: fob: Primary Products: Cereals (USD mn) 13,751.000 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
Exports: fob: Agricultural: Fats and Oils (USD mn) 8,733.000 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
Imports: cif: HS: Machines, Instruments & Electric Materials (USD mn) 4,770.000 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Imports: cif: HS: Organic Chemicals (USD mn) 2,540.000 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Imports: cif: HS: Nuclear Reactors, Boilers & Machinery (USD mn) 6,375.000 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Imports: cif: HS: Fuel, Oil & Petroleum Products Manufacturing (USD mn) 2,566.000 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Imports: cif: HS: Vehicles (USD mn) 4,614.000 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 340.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1992 - Dec 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 372.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1976 - Dec 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 0.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,087.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1977 - Dec 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 670.374 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -140.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 810.402 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2021
External Debt (USD mn) 266,740.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 55.9 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 72,954.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Sep 2003 - Dec 2021
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 15.3 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 4.479 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 77,626.422 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2016 - Dec 2021
BoP: Current Account: Services: Import (USD mn) 4,175.126 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
BoP: Financial Account: Other Investments (USD mn) 4,595.142 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Other Financial Corporations (USD mn) -80.884 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: Deposit-taking Corporations, except the Central Bank (USD mn) 418.013 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: First-Rate Investor: United States of america (USD mn) -522.212 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: Netherlands (USD mn) -188.390 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: Spain (USD mn) -96.376 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2016
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 4.2 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Feb 2022
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 4.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2021
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 45,986.816 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Mar 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 80,528.001 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Mar 2022
M2 Growth (%) 46.1 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Mar 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 41.1 Sep 2020 monthly Apr 1985 - Sep 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 32,495.5 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1956 - Mar 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 7.418 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 4.6 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Mar 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 3,859.210 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1956 - Mar 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 95,341.381 Apr 2022 monthly Jul 2002 - Apr 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 56.6 Apr 2022 monthly Jul 2003 - Apr 2022
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) 18.516 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Sep 2021
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 98.906 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Sep 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 20,846.6 Apr 2022 monthly Jul 2002 - Apr 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 217,145.593 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Mar 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 50.20 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Mar 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 11.46 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2021
Money Supply: Month End: M3 (ARS th) 15,241,590,865.000 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Mar 2022
Money Supply: Month End: M1 (ARS th) 5,104,996,444.000 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Mar 2022
Money Supply: Month End: M2 (ARS th) 8,939,413,377.000 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Mar 2022
ORA: Foreign Currency Reserves (FCR) (USD mn) 32,249.250 Mar 2022 monthly Jul 2006 - Mar 2022
Official Reserve Assets (ORA) (USD mn) 43,137.400 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1999 - Mar 2022
Deposits: ARS (ARS mn) 10,993,814.700 Apr 2022 monthly Jul 2002 - Apr 2022
Loans (ARS mn) 5,759,914.20 Jun 2018 monthly Jan 1990 - Jun 2018
Loans: ARS: Non Financial: Private: Mortgages (ARS mn) 311,639.767 Apr 2022 monthly Jul 2002 - Apr 2022
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Geopolitical Risk Index (%) 0.066 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1985 - Apr 2022

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