Burundi Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Burundi increased to 35 percent in December of 2009 from 19.50 percent in December of 1990. From 1990 until 2009, Burundi Unemployment Rate averaged 27.3 Percent reaching an all time high of 35.0 Percent in December of 2009 and a record low of 19.5 Percent in December of 1990. In Burundi, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Burundi Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-18

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
35.00 19.50 35.00 19.50 35.10 | 2010/12 1990 - 2009 Percent Yearly

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Burundi Unemployment Rate
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Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Population 9.85 2012-12-31 9.54 9.85 2.78 10.16 2013-12-31 Million [+]
Unemployment Rate 35.00 2009-12-31 19.50 35.00 19.50 35.10 2010-12-31 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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The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Burundi expanded 4.60 percent in 2013 from the previous year. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Burundi is reported by the Bank of Burundi.
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The benchmark interest rate in Burundi was last recorded at 11.45 percent. Interest Rate in Burundi is reported by the Bank of Burundi.
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Burundi Balance of Trade at -85931.90 million BIF  
Burundi recorded a trade deficit of 85931.90 million BIF in October of 2013. Balance of Trade in Burundi is reported by the Bank of Burundi.
Burundi Current Account at -255.10 USD Million  
Burundi recorded a Current Account deficit of 255.10 USD Million in 2012. Current Account in Burundi is reported by the Bank of Burundi.
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Burundi recorded a Government Debt to GDP of 17.40 percent of the countrys Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Government Debt To GDP in Burundi is reported by the Bank of Burundi.
Burundi Exports at 15950.50 million BIF  
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