Statistik der Bundesagentur für Arbeit

The labour market at a glance - current developments in brief - January 2021

Employees subject to social insurance (November 2020): 33.893.000
    green arrow (up) - positive trend
35.000 in comparison with previous month
    red arrow (down) - negative trend
-74.000 in comparison with previous year
    green arrow (up) - positive trend
57.000 in comparison with previous month (seasonally adjusted)
Unemployed: 2.901.000 (unempl. rate: 6,3 %)
    red arrow (up) - negative trend
193.000 in comparison with previous month
    red arrow (up) - negative trend
475.000 in comparison with previous year
    green arrow (down) - positive trend
-41.000 in comparison with previous month (seasonally adjusted)
Underemployment (without short time work: 3.679.000 (underempl. rate: 7,9 %)
    red arrow (up) - negative trend
137.000 in comparison with previous month
    red arrow (up) - negative trend
354.000 in comparison with previous year
    green arrow (down) - positive trend
-29.000 in comparison with previous month (seasonally adjusted)

The labour market at a glance - key figures


Selected attributes January 21 December 20 November 20 changes in comparison to previous year (unempl. rate: previous year's value)
absolut in %
Underemployment (without short time work) 3.679.379 3.542.231 3.530.970 353.729 10,6
Underemployment rate (without short time work) 7,9 7,6 7,6 7,2 -
Unemployment (stock) 2.900.663 2.707.242 2.699.133 475.140 19,6
Unemployment rate 6,3 5,9 5,9 5,3 -
Employees subject to social insurance contributions - - 33.893.400 -74.400 -0,2
Minor employment - - 7.059.900 -511.000 -6,7
Notified vacancies (stock) 566.329 581.233 600.504 -101.734 -15,2

The labour market at a glance - time series

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

Seasonally adjusted values
Original values