Labour Market 2017

Employment and unemployment Total Men Women
Employment with compulsory insurance altogether 1.025.300 527.279 498.021
Gainful employment total 921.734 464.502 457.232
Gainful employment, standard forms 828.940 423.204 405.736
among them freelance service contracts 7.130 3.611 3.519
Minimal employment and minimal freelance service contracts 92.794 41.298 51.496
Self-employment total 103.566 62.777 40.789
Persons registered as unemployed 124.054 72.388 51.666
Participants in training programmes 31.073 17.133 13.940
Unemployment rate (registered rate) in % 13,0 14,6 11,3
Unemployment rate (EU rate) in % 10,4 11,7 8,9

Source: Association of Austrian Social Insurance Institutions, Social Insurance Institution for Farmers, Social Insurance Institution for Trade and Industry, Vienna Labour Market Service (AMS).

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