Statistik der Bundesagentur für Arbeit

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

Employees subject to social insurance (Februar 2021): 33.517.000
    red arrow (down) - negative trend
-2.000 in comparison with previous month
    red arrow (down) - negative trend
-107.000 in comparison with previous year
    green arrow (up) - positive trend
15.000 in comparison with previous month (seasonally adjusted)
Unemployed: 2.771.000 (unempl. rate: 6,0 %)
    green arrow (down) - positive trend
-56.000 in comparison with previous month
    red arrow (up) - negative trend
127.000 in comparison with previous year
    red arrow (up) - negative trend
9.000 in comparison with previous month (seasonally adjusted)
Underemployment (without short time work: 3.562.000 (underempl. rate: 7,6 %)
    green arrow (down) - positive trend
-63.000 in comparison with previous month
    red arrow (up) - negative trend
105.000 in comparison with previous year
    green arrow (down) - positive trend
-3.000 in comparison with previous month (seasonally adjusted)

The labour market at a glance - key figures


Selected attributes April 21 March 21 February 21 changes in comparison to previous year (unempl. rate: previous year's value)
absolut in %
Underemployment (without short time work) 3.561.636 3.624.379 3.689.654 105.365 3,0
Underemployment rate (without short time work) 7,6 7,8 7,9 7,5 -
Unemployment (stock) 2.771.232 2.827.449 2.904.413 127.488 4,8
Unemployment rate 6,0 6,2 6,3 5,8 -
Employees subject to social insurance contributions - - 33.516.800 -106.900 -0,3
Minor employment - - 6.862.400 -556.800 -7,5
Notified vacancies (stock) 628.555 609.152 582.930 2.138 0,3

The labour market at a glance - time series

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

Seasonally adjusted values
Original values