Bahrain Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Bahrain remained unchanged at 3.70 percent in December of 2012 from 3.70 percent in November of 2012. Unemployment Rate in Bahrain is reported by the Central Informatics Organisation - Kingdom of Bahrain. Unemployment Rate in Bahrain averaged 4.18 Percent from 2006 until 2012, reaching an all time high of 16 Percent in December of 2006 and a record low of 3.30 Percent in November of 2008. In Bahrain, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Bahrain Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-24

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
3.70 3.70 16.00 3.30 4.00 | 2013/01 2006 - 2012 Percent Monthly

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Bahrain Unemployment Rate
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Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Employed Persons 569999.00 2013-11-15 566730.00 569999.00 255073.00 578825.31 2014-03-31 [+]
Population 1.32 2012-12-31 1.29 1.32 0.16 1.32 2013-12-31 Million [+]
Unemployment Rate 3.70 2012-12-31 3.70 16.00 3.30 4.00 2013-01-31 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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Bahrain GDP Constant Prices at 10746.00 BHD Million  
GDP Constant Prices in Bahrain increased to 10746 BHD Million in 2013 from 10203 BHD Million in 2012. GDP Constant Prices in Bahrain is reported by the Ministry of Finance - Kingdom of Bahrain.
Bahrain GDP Deflator at 111.85 Index Points  
GDP Deflator in Bahrain increased to 111.85 Index Points in 2012 from 110.70 Index Points in 2011. GDP Deflator in Bahrain is reported by the Ministry of Finance - Kingdom of Bahrain.
Bahrain Government Spending at 1639.00 BHD Million  
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