Cameroon Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Cameroon decreased to 3.80 percent in 2011 from 5.60 percent in 2010. Unemployment Rate in Cameroon is reported by the Institut National de la Statistique du Cameroun. From 2010 until 2011, Cameroon Unemployment Rate averaged 4.7 Percent reaching an all time high of 5.6 Percent in December of 2010 and a record low of 3.8 Percent in December of 2011. In Cameroon, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Cameroon Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-16

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
3.80 5.60 5.60 3.80 3.80 | 2012/12 2010 - 2011 Percent Yearly

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Cameroon Unemployment Rate
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Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Population 21.70 2012-12-31 21.16 21.70 5.36 22.24 2013-12-31 Million [+]
Unemployment Rate 3.80 2011-12-31 5.60 5.60 3.80 3.80 2012-12-31 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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Cameroon Interest Rate at 3.25 Percent  
The benchmark interest rate in Cameroon was last recorded at 3.25 percent. Interest Rate in Cameroon is reported by the Bank of Central African States.
Cameroon Personal Income Tax Rate at 35.00 percent  
The Personal Income Tax Rate in Cameroon stands at 35 percent. Personal Income Tax Rate in Cameroon is reported by the Ministry of Finance.
Cameroon Corporate Tax Rate at 38.50 percent  
The Corporate Tax Rate in Cameroon stands at 38.50 percent. Corporate Tax Rate in Cameroon is reported by the General Direction of Taxes.
Cameroon Balance of Trade at -241.00 CFA Franc Billion  
Cameroon recorded a trade deficit of 241 CFA Franc Billion in the second quarter of 2012. Balance of Trade in Cameroon is reported by the Institut National de la Statistique du Cameroun.
Cameroon Current Account at -830.80 FCFA Billion  
Cameroon recorded a Current Account deficit of 830.80 FCFA Billion in 2009. Current Account in Cameroon is reported by the Institut National de la Statistique du Cameroun.
Cameroon Inflation Rate at 1.60 Percent  
The inflation rate in Cameroon was recorded at 1.60 percent in December of 2013. Inflation Rate in Cameroon is reported by the Institut National de la Statistique du Cameroun.
Cameroon Gdp Growth Rate at 2.00 Percent  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Cameroon expanded 2 percent in the third quarter of 2013 over the previous quarter. Gdp Growth Rate in Cameroon is reported by the Institut National de la Statistique du Cameroun.
Cameroon GDP Annual Growth Rate at 6.10 Percent  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Cameroon expanded 6.10 percent in the third quarter of 2013 over the same quarter of the previous year. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Cameroon is reported by the Institut National de la Statistique du Cameroun.
Cameroon Government Budget at -3.50 Percent of GDP  
Cameroon recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 3.50 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Government Budget in Cameroon is reported by the Bank of Central African States.
Cameroon Industrial Production at -6.55 Percent  
Industrial Production in Cameroon decreased 6.55 percent in the fourth quarter of 2012 over the same quarter in the previous year. Industrial Production in Cameroon is reported by the Institut National de la Statistique du Cameroun.
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