Afghanistan Unemployment Rate 1991-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Unemployment Rate in Afghanistan decreased to 8 percent in 2013 from 8.70 percent in 2012. Unemployment Rate in Afghanistan averaged 8.48 percent from 1991 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 8.70 percent in 1992 and a record low of 8 percent in 2013. Unemployment Rate in Afghanistan is reported by the World Bank.

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Afghanistan Unemployment Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
8.00 8.70 8.70 8.00 1991 - 2013 percent Yearly
In Afghanistan, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Afghanistan Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Afghanistan Unemployment Rate - was last refreshed on Friday, March 27, 2015.

Afghanistan Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 8.00 8.70 8.70 8.00 percent [+]
Population 30.55 29.82 30.55 8.77 Million [+]


Unemployment Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 6.30 Feb/15 6.40 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 5.90 Feb/15 5.30 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 6.80 Feb/15 6.60 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.10 Dec/14 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 11.20 Jan/15 11.30 12.00 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.40 Nov/14 10.30 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 4.70 Jan/15 4.80 14.20 0.40 percent [+]
India 4.90 Dec/13 5.20 9.40 4.90 percent [+]
Indonesia 5.94 Aug/14 5.70 11.24 2.00 percent [+]
Italy 12.60 Jan/15 12.70 13.30 5.90 percent [+]
Japan 3.50 Feb/15 3.60 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 4.33 Feb/15 4.51 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 7.10 Feb/15 7.20 8.80 3.40 percent [+]
Russia 5.80 Feb/15 5.50 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.90 Feb/15 3.40 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 23.70 Nov/14 23.67 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.50 Feb/15 3.50 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 10.90 Dec/14 10.70 16.10 8.00 percent [+]
United Kingdom 5.70 Jan/15 5.70 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.50 Feb/15 5.70 10.80 2.50 percent [+]