Angola Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Angola decreased to 25 percent in 2012 from 26 percent in 2011. Unemployment Rate in Angola is reported by the African Development Bank. Unemployment Rate in Angola averaged 26.90 Percent from 2005 until 2012, reaching an all time high of 35 Percent in 2005 and a record low of 25 Percent in 2007. In Angola, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Angola Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-24

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
25.00 26.00 35.00 25.00 22.80 | 2014/06 2005 - 2012 Percent Yearly

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Angola Unemployment Rate
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Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Population 20.60 2012-12-31 19.62 20.60 5.01 21.81 2014-06-30 Million [+]
Unemployment Rate 25.00 2012-12-31 26.00 35.00 25.00 22.80 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
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Unemployment Rate | Notes
The unemployment rate can be defined as the number of people actively looking for a job divided by the labour force. Changes in unemployment depend mostly on inflows made up of non-employed people starting to look for jobs, of employed people who lose their jobs and look for new ones and of people who stop looking for employment.


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Angolan Inflation Rate Down To 7.32% in March  
The annual consumer prices in Angola decelerated for the second consecutive month to 7.32 percent in March of 2014, from 7.48 percent recorded in February of 2014.
Angola Leaves Key Rate on Hold; Changes Lending and Absorption Facility Rates  
At its March 31st, 2014 meeting, central bank of Angola decided to leave the benchmark interest rate on hold at 9.25 percent, but raised the liquidity absorption rate by 25 bps to 1.5 percent and cut the standing lending facility rate by 25 bps to 10 percent.
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In February of 2014, Angolan annual inflation rate slowed to 7.48 percent, after accelerating in January for the first time in eight months.
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At its February 2014 meeting, central bank of Angola decided to leave the benchmark interest rate on hold at 9.25 percent, while raising the liquidity absorption rate by 50 bps to 1.25 percent. The standing lending facility rate was kept unchanged at 10.25 percent.
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In the first month of 2014, Angola’s annual inflation accelerated for the first time in eight months to 7.84 percent.
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Angola Inflation Rate at 7.69% in December  
In December of 2013, Angola inflation rate kept its downward trend and slowed even further to 7.69 percent. On a monthly basis, prices accelerated for the third straight month mainly due to higher food and housing cost.
National Bank of Angola Leaves Monetary Policy Unchanged  
The National Bank of Angola decided on December 23rd to leave the benchmark interest rate unchanged at 9.25 percent, following last month’s cut. The Board kept its recommendation to take the LUIBOR as the benchmark interest rate on bank loans.
Angola Inflation Rate Slows Even Further in November  
In November of 2013, Angola annual inflation rate eased to 7.94 percent, from 8.38 percent in October. A year ago, the inflation rate slightly accelerated to 9.83 percent.
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The National Bank of Angola decided on November 25th to cut the benchmark interest rate for the second time this year by 50 bps to 9.25 percent, citing falling inflation. The Board kept its recommendation to take the LUIBOR as the benchmark interest rate on bank loans.
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