Brunei Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Brunei decreased to 1.10 percent in 2012 from 1.90 percent in 2011. Unemployment Rate in Brunei is reported by the Department of Economic Planning and Development, Brunei. From 1995 until 2012, Brunei Unemployment Rate averaged 3.8 Percent reaching an all time high of 7.2 Percent in December of 2001 and a record low of 1.1 Percent in December of 2012. In Brunei, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Brunei Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-23

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
1.10 1.90 7.20 1.10 0.30 | 2013/12 1995 - 2012 Percent Yearly

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Brunei Unemployment Rate
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Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Population 0.41 2012-12-31 0.41 0.41 0.08 0.42 2013-12-31 Million [+]
Unemployment Rate 1.10 2012-12-31 1.90 7.20 1.10 0.30 2013-12-31 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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Brunei GDP Annual Growth Rate at -5.30 Percent  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Brunei contracted 5.30 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013 over the same quarter of the previous year. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Brunei is reported by the Department of Economic Planning and Development, Brunei.
Brunei Inflation Rate at -0.10 Percent  
The inflation rate in Brunei was recorded at -0.10 percent in March of 2014. Inflation Rate in Brunei is reported by the Department of Economic Planning and Development, Brunei.
Brunei Balance of Trade at 1087.00 Million BND  
Brunei recorded a trade surplus of 1087 Million BND in January of 2014. Balance of Trade in Brunei is reported by the Department of Economic Planning and Development, Brunei.
Brunei Imports at 219.00 Million BND  
Imports in Brunei decreased to 219 Million BND in January of 2014 from 393.40 Million BND in December of 2013. Imports in Brunei is reported by the Department of Economic Planning and Development, Brunei.
Brunei Exports at 1306.00 Million BND  
Exports in Brunei increased to 1306 Million BND in January of 2014 from 1126.10 Million BND in December of 2013. Exports in Brunei is reported by the Department of Economic Planning and Development, Brunei.
Brunei Government Budget at 20.20 Percent of GDP  
Brunei recorded a Government Budget surplus equal to 20.20 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Government Budget in Brunei is reported by the Department of Economic Planning and Development, Brunei.
Brunei Current Account to GDP at 43.00 Percent  
Brunei recorded a Current Account surplus of 43 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Current Account to GDP in Brunei is reported by the Department of Economic Planning and Development, Brunei.
Brunei Interest Rate at 5.50 Percent  
The benchmark interest rate in Brunei was last recorded at 5.50 percent. Interest Rate in Brunei is reported by the Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam.
Brunei Current Account at 2812.70 BND Million  
Brunei recorded a Current Account surplus of 2812.70 BND Million in the third quarter of 2011. Current Account in Brunei is reported by the Department of Economic Planning and Development, Brunei.
Brunei Personal Income Tax Rate at 0.00 percent  
The Personal Income Tax Rate in Brunei stands at 0 percent. Personal Income Tax Rate in Brunei is reported by the Ministry of Finance, Revenue Division, Brunei.
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