Statistik der Bundesagentur für Arbeit

The labour market at a glance - current developments in brief - October 2020

Employees subject to social insurance (August 2020): 33.507.000
    green arrow (up) - positive trend
251.000 in comparison with previous month
    red arrow (down) - negative trend
-104.000 in comparison with previous year
    green arrow (up) - positive trend
29.000 in comparison with previous month (seasonally adjusted)
Unemployed: 2.760.000 (unempl. rate: 6,0 %)
    green arrow (down) - positive trend
-87.000 in comparison with previous month
    red arrow (up) - negative trend
556.000 in comparison with previous year
    green arrow (down) - positive trend
-35.000 in comparison with previous month (seasonally adjusted)
Underemployment (without short time work: 3.552.000 (underempl. rate: 7,6 %)
    green arrow (down) - positive trend
-72.000 in comparison with previous month
    red arrow (up) - negative trend
420.000 in comparison with previous year
    green arrow (down) - positive trend
-40.000 in comparison with previous month (seasonally adjusted)

The labour market at a glance - key figures


Selected attributes October 20 September 20 August 20 changes in comparison to previous year (unempl. rate: previous year's value)
absolut in %
Underemployment (without short time work) 3.552.361 3.624.216 3.699.655 419.626 13,4
Underemployment rate (without short time work) 7,6 7,8 7,9 6,8 -
Unemployment (stock) 2.759.780 2.847.148 2.955.487 555.690 25,2
Unemployment rate 6,0 6,2 6,4 4,8 -
Employees subject to social insurance contributions - - 33.506.700 -103.500 -0,3
Minor employment - - 7.156.700 -391.700 -5,2
Notified vacancies (stock) 602.316 590.727 584.221 -161.688 -21,2

The labour market at a glance - time series

Development of employment, unemployment and underemployment (without short time work)

Seasonally adjusted values
Original values