Dominican Republic Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Dominican Republic remained unchanged at 15 percent in September of 2013 from 15 percent in March of 2013. Unemployment Rate in Dominican Republic is reported by the Central Bank of Dominican Republic. Unemployment Rate in Dominican Republic averaged 15.57 Percent from 2000 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 19.70 Percent in September of 2004 and a record low of 13.90 Percent in September of 2000. In Dominican Republic, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Dominican Republic Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-18

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
15.00 15.00 19.70 13.90 15.20 | 2014/03 2000 - 2013 Percent Semesterly

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Dominican Republic Unemployment Rate
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Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Population 10.14 2012-12-31 10.01 10.14 3.31 10.23 2013-12-31 Million [+]
Unemployment Rate 15.00 2013-09-30 15.00 19.70 13.90 15.20 2014-03-31 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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Dominican Republic Inflation Rate at 2.99 Percent  
The inflation rate in Dominican Republic was recorded at 2.99 percent in March of 2014. Inflation Rate in Dominican Republic is reported by the Central Bank of Dominican Republic.
Dominican Republic Consumer Price Index (CPI) at 116.98 Index Points  
Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Dominican Republic increased to 116.98 Index Points in February of 2014 from 116.58 Index Points in January of 2014. Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Dominican Republic is reported by the Central Bank of Dominican Republic.
Dominican Republic Interest Rate at 6.25 Percent  
The benchmark interest rate in Dominican Republic was last recorded at 6.25 percent. Interest Rate in Dominican Republic is reported by the Central Bank of Dominican Republic.
Dominican Republic Personal Income Tax Rate at 25.00 percent  
The Personal Income Tax Rate in Dominican Republic stands at 25 percent. Personal Income Tax Rate in Dominican Republic is reported by the Direccion General de Impuestos Internos.
Dominican Republic Corporate Tax Rate at 28.00 percent  
The Corporate Tax Rate in Dominican Republic stands at 28 percent. Corporate Tax Rate in Dominican Republic is reported by the Direccion General de Impuestos Internos.
Dominican Republic Sales Tax Rate at 18.00 Percent  
The Sales Tax Rate in Dominican Republic stands at 18 percent. Sales Tax Rate in Dominican Republic is reported by the Direccion General de Impuestos Internos.
Dominican Republic Balance of Trade at -630.50 USD Million  
Dominican Republic recorded a trade deficit of 630.50 USD Million in June of 2013. Balance of Trade in Dominican Republic is reported by the Central American Monetary Council.
Dominican Republic Unemployment Rate at 15.00 Percent  
Unemployment Rate in Dominican Republic remained unchanged at 15 percent in September of 2013 from 15 percent in March of 2013. Unemployment Rate in Dominican Republic is reported by the Central Bank of Dominican Republic.
Dominican Republic Gdp Growth Rate at 0.76 Percent  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Dominican Republic expanded 0.76 percent in the third quarter of 2013 over the previous quarter. Gdp Growth Rate in Dominican Republic is reported by the Central Bank of Dominican Republic.
Dominican Republic Current Account at -958.70 USD Million  
Dominican Republic recorded a Current Account deficit of 958.70 USD Million in the third quarter of 2013. Current Account in Dominican Republic is reported by the Central Bank of Dominican Republic.
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