Botswana Unemployment Rate 1991-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Botswana increased to 20 percent in 2013 from 17.80 percent in 2010. Unemployment Rate in Botswana averaged 18.42 percent from 1991 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 23.80 percent in 2006 and a record low of 13.90 percent in 1991. Unemployment Rate in Botswana is reported by the Central Statistics Office, Botswana.

Botswana Unemployment Rate
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
20.00 17.80 23.80 13.90 1991 - 2013 percent Yearly
In Botswana, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Botswana Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Botswana Unemployment Rate - was last refreshed on Tuesday, August 4, 2015.


Botswana Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 20.00 17.80 23.80 13.90 percent [+]
Population 2.04 2.02 2.04 0.52 Million [+]
Employed Persons 399530.00 389665.00 399530.00 301978.00 Persons [+]
Wages 5009.00 4810.00 5009.00 3447.00 BWP/Month [+]


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 [+]