Bahamas Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Bahamas increased to 15.40 percent in 2013 from 14 percent in 2012. Unemployment Rate in Bahamas is reported by the Bahamas Department of Statistics. Unemployment Rate in Bahamas averaged 10.08 Percent from 1998 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 15.40 Percent in 2013 and a record low of 6.90 Percent in 2000. In The Bahamas, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Bahamas Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-24

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
15.40 14.00 15.40 6.90 15.50 | 2014/12 1998 - 2013 Percent Yearly

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Bahamas Unemployment Rate
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Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Population 0.35 2012-12-31 0.35 0.35 0.11 0.36 2013-12-31 Million [+]
Unemployment Rate 15.40 2013-12-31 14.00 15.40 6.90 15.50 2014-12-31 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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Bahamas Inflation Rate at 1.74 Percent  
The inflation rate in Bahamas was recorded at 1.74 percent in February of 2014. Inflation Rate in Bahamas is reported by the Department of Statistics of The Bahamas.
Bahamas Personal Income Tax Rate at 0.00 percent  
The Personal Income Tax Rate in Bahamas stands at 0 percent. Personal Income Tax Rate in Bahamas is reported by the Ministry of Finance, Bahamas.
Bahamas Unemployment Rate at 15.40 Percent  
Unemployment Rate in Bahamas increased to 15.40 percent in 2013 from 14 percent in 2012. Unemployment Rate in Bahamas is reported by the Bahamas Department of Statistics.
Bahamas GDP Annual Growth Rate at 1.90 Percent  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Bahamas expanded 1.90 percent in 2013 from the previous year. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Bahamas is reported by the Central Bank of The Bahamas.
Bahamas Visitor Arrivals at 1600981.00 Persons  
Tourist Arrivals in Bahamas increased to 1600981 Persons in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 1325162 Persons in the third quarter of 2013. Tourist Arrivals in Bahamas is reported by the Central Bank of The Bahamas.
Bahamas Interest Rate at 4.50 Percent  
The benchmark interest rate in Bahamas was last recorded at 4.50 percent. Interest Rate in Bahamas is reported by the Central Bank of The Bahamas.
Bahamas Corporate Tax Rate at 0.00 percent  
The Corporate Tax Rate in Bahamas stands at 0 percent. Corporate Tax Rate in Bahamas is reported by the Ministry of Finance, Bahamas.
Bahamas Balance of Trade at -515222.00 Thousand Bahamian Dollars  
Bahamas recorded a trade deficit of 515222 Thousand Bahamian Dollars in the second quarter of 2013. Balance of Trade in Bahamas is reported by the Central Bank of The Bahamas.
Bahamas Exports at 86716.00 Thousand Bahamian Dollars  
Exports in Bahamas increased to 86716 Thousand Bahamian Dollars in the second quarter of 2013 from 65088 Thousand Bahamian Dollars in the first quarter of 2013. Exports in Bahamas is reported by the Central Bank of The Bahamas.
Bahamas Imports at 601938.00 Thousand Bahamian Dollars  
Imports in Bahamas increased to 601938 Thousand Bahamian Dollars in the second quarter of 2013 from 575313 Thousand Bahamian Dollars in the first quarter of 2013. Imports in Bahamas is reported by the Central Bank of The Bahamas.
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