Bahamas Unemployment Rate 1998-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Bahamas increased to 15.70 percent in 2014 from 15.40 percent in 2013. Unemployment Rate in Bahamas averaged 10.43 percent from 1998 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 15.70 percent in 2014 and a record low of 6.90 percent in 2000. Unemployment Rate in Bahamas is reported by the Bahamas Department of Statistics.

Bahamas Unemployment Rate
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
15.70 15.40 15.70 6.90 1998 - 2014 percent Yearly
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. Content for - Bahamas Unemployment Rate - was last refreshed on Saturday, September 5, 2015.


Bahamas Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 15.70 15.40 15.70 6.90 percent [+]
Population 0.38 0.38 0.38 0.11 Million [+]


Unemployment Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 6.30 Jul/15 6.00 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 7.50 Jul/15 6.90 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 7.00 Aug/15 6.80 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.04 Jun/15 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 10.90 Jul/15 11.10 12.10 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.30 Jun/15 10.30 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 4.70 Jul/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 12.00 Jul/15 12.50 13.00 5.80 percent [+]
Japan 3.30 Jul/15 3.40 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 4.72 Jul/15 4.41 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 6.80 Jul/15 6.90 7.90 3.60 percent [+]
Russia 5.30 Jul/15 5.40 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.70 Jul/15 3.90 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 22.37 Jun/15 23.78 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.10 Jul/15 3.10 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 9.30 May/15 9.60 14.80 7.30 percent [+]
United Kingdom 5.60 Jun/15 5.60 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.10 Aug/15 5.30 10.80 2.50 percent [+]