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.

Afghanistan Unemployment Rate
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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 Wednesday, August 5, 2015.


Afghanistan Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 8.00 8.70 8.70 8.00 percent [+]
Population 31.28 30.55 31.28 8.77 Million [+]


Unemployment Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 6.00 Jun/15 5.90 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 6.90 Jun/15 6.70 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 6.80 Jun/15 6.80 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.04 Jun/15 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 11.10 Jun/15 11.10 12.10 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.30 Mar/15 10.40 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 4.70 Jun/15 4.70 14.20 0.40 percent [+]
India 4.90 Dec/13 5.20 9.40 4.90 percent [+]
Indonesia 5.81 Mar/15 5.94 11.24 2.00 percent [+]
Italy 12.70 Jun/15 12.50 13.00 5.80 percent [+]
Japan 3.40 Jun/15 3.30 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 4.41 Jun/15 4.45 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 6.90 Jun/15 6.90 7.90 3.60 percent [+]
Russia 5.40 Jun/15 5.60 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.90 Jun/15 3.90 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 22.37 Jun/15 23.78 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.10 Jun/15 3.20 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 9.60 Apr/15 10.60 14.80 7.30 percent [+]
United Kingdom 5.60 May/15 5.50 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.30 Jun/15 5.50 10.80 2.50 percent [+]