Congo Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Congo is expected to decrease to 46.30 percent in 2013 from 49.10 percent in 2012. Unemployment Rate in Congo is reported by the Banque Centrale du Congo. From 1999 until 2013, Congo Unemployment Rate averaged 52.1 Percent reaching an all time high of 66.9 Percent in December of 2000 and a record low of 45.4 Percent in December of 2004. In Congo, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Congo Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-20

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
46.30 49.10 66.90 45.40 45.80 | 2014/06 1999 - 2013 Percent Yearly

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Congo Unemployment Rate
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Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Population 73.42 2012-12-31 63.93 65.71 15.25 95.44 2014-06-30 Million [+]
Unemployment Rate 46.30 2013-12-31 49.10 66.90 45.40 45.80 2014-06-30 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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Congo Interest Rate at 2.00 percent  
The benchmark interest rate in Congo was last recorded at 2 percent. Interest Rate in Congo is reported by the Banque Centrale du Congo.
Congo Personal Income Tax Rate at 30.00 percent  
The Personal Income Tax Rate in Congo stands at 30 percent. Personal Income Tax Rate in Congo is reported by the DRC Tax Authority.
Congo Inflation Rate at 1.21 percent  
The inflation rate in Congo was recorded at 1.21 percent in February of 2014. Inflation Rate in Congo is reported by the Banque Centrale du Congo.
Congo Corporate Tax Rate at 35.00 percent  
The Corporate Tax Rate in Congo stands at 35 percent. Corporate Tax Rate in Congo is reported by the DRC Tax Authority.
Congo Sales Tax Rate | VAT at 13.00 Percent  
The Sales Tax Rate in Congo stands at 13 percent. Sales Tax Rate in Congo is reported by the DRC Tax Authority.
Congo Balance of Trade at 101.50 USD Million  
Congo recorded a trade surplus of 101.50 USD Million in 2013. Balance of Trade in Congo is reported by the Banque Centrale du Congo.
Congo Current Account at -2451.30 USD Million  
Congo recorded a Current Account deficit of 2451.30 USD Million in 2013. Current Account in Congo is reported by the Banque Centrale du Congo.
Congo Imports at 9488.70 USD Million  
Imports in Congo is projected to increase to 9488.70 USD Million in 2013 from 8355.70 USD Million in 2012. Imports in Congo is reported by the Banque Centrale du Congo.
Congo Exports at 9488.70 USD Million  
Exports in Congo is projected to increase to 9488.70 USD Million in 2013 from 8534.20 USD Million in 2012. Exports in Congo is reported by the Banque Centrale du Congo.
Congo GDP Annual Growth Rate at 8.10 percent  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Congo is expected to expand 8.10 percent in 2013 from the previous year. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Congo is reported by the Banque Centrale du Congo.
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