Argentina - Unemployment

Argentina: Unemployment

Mnemonic LBU.IARG
Unit #, NSA
Adjustments Not Seasonally Adjusted
Quarterly 1.46 %
Data 2018 Q4 1,185,000
2018 Q3 1,168,000

Series Information

Source National Institute of Statistics and Censuses of the Argentine Republic (INDEC)
Release Employment (EPH)
Frequency Quarterly
Start Date 9/30/2003
End Date 12/31/2018

Argentina: Labor

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Wage & Salaries Feb 2019 179.8 175.2 Index Oct2016=100, NSA Monthly
Labor Force 2018 Q4 12,978,000 12,990,000 #, NSA Quarterly
Primary Industries Employment 2018 Q4 999,988,478 619,137,312 Ths. ARS, SAAR Quarterly
Total Employment 2018 Q4 11,793,000 11,822,000 #, NSA Quarterly
Unemployment 2018 Q4 1,185,000 1,168,000 #, NSA Quarterly
Unemployment Rate 2018 Q4 9.1 9 %, NSA Quarterly
Agriculture Employment 2017 107,868 108,766 # Annual

Release Information

For Argentina, the wage index estimated from successive months by comparing the changes to both the public sector and private sector.  

The wage index is determined according to the Permanent Household Survey (EPH) of Argentina.  The Household Survey (EPH) is a national program of ongoing production of social indicators who attempt to determine the characteristics of the population. Performed with the National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (INDEC) and Provincial Statistical Offices.

This dataset covers the 31 largest metro areas only.

Revisions are common.