Economic Calendar

  • Apr
    14
    Sun
  • Apr
    15
    Mon
  • Apr
    16
    Tue
  • Apr
    17
    Wed
  • Apr
    18
    Thu
  • Apr
    19
    Fri
  • Apr
    20
    Sat
Apr
16
TuesdayImpactActualForecastPreviousDetails
00:00
USD
Fed's Rosengren speaks in Davidson, NC
med
04:30
JPY
Tertiary Industry Activity Index (m/m)
low
-0.6%-0.2%0.6%*
08:30
GBP
Average Earnings Index (3m y/y)
med
3.5%3.4%3.5%*
08:30
GBP
Unemployment Rate
med
3.9%4.0%3.9%

Unemployment Rate

08:30
GBP
ImpactActualForecastPrevious
med
3.9%4.0%3.9%

Details

Source
National Statistics
Measures
ILO Unemployment Rate refers to the percentage of economically active people who are unemployed by ILO standard. Under the ILO approach, those who are considered as unemployed are either 1) Out of work but are actively looking for a job or 2) Out of work and are waiting to start a new job in the next two weeks. ILO Unemployment Rate is measured by a monthly survey, which is called the Labour Force Survey in United Kingdom. Approximately 40,000 individuals are interviewed each month, and the unemployment figure reported is the average data for the previous three months.
Frequency
Monthly
Next Release
May 14, 2019
Why Traders Care
Although unemployment rate is commonly used as a lagging indicator, it it nevertheless an important signal of overall economic health. This is because consumer spending is highly correlated with labor conditions. When unemployment rate is high, consumer spending will decrease, and that means slugglish economic growth and lesser corporate profits
Also Called
ILO Unemployment Rate, Jobless Rate
09:00
EUR
German ZEW (Current Conditions)
med
5.58.511.1
09:00
EUR
ZEW (Economic Sentiment)
high
4.5-2.5
09:00
EUR
German ZEW (Economic Sentiment)
med
3.10.5-3.6
12:30
CAD
Manufacturing Sales (m/m)
med
-0.2%-0.1%0.8%*
13:15
USD
Capacity Utilization Rate
med
78.8%79.2%79.0%*
13:15
USD
Industrial Production (m/m)
med
-0.1%0.2%0.1%
14:00
USD
NAHB Builders survey
low
63.064.062.0
17:00
EUR
ECB's Lane speaks in Dublin
med
18:00
USD
Fed's Kaplan speaks in Hobbs, NM
med
22:45
NZD
CPI (y/y)
high
1.5%1.7%1.9%
23:50
JPY
Trade Balance (nsa)
med
528.5B367.7B334.9B*
23:50
JPY
Trade Balance
med
-177.8B-296.9B26.5B*

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