Ethiopia Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Ethiopia decreased to 17.50 percent in 2012 from 18 percent in 2011. Unemployment Rate in Ethiopia is reported by the CSA, Ethiopia. From 1999 until 2012, Ethiopia Unemployment Rate averaged 20.7 percent reaching an all time high of 26.4 percent in December of 1999 and a record low of 17.5 percent in December of 2012. In Ethiopia, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Ethiopia Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-16

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
17.50 18.00 26.40 17.50 16.80 | 2013/12 1999 - 2012 percent Yearly

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Ethiopia Unemployment Rate
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Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Population 91.73 2012-12-31 89.39 91.73 22.15 94.12 2013-12-31 million [+]
Unemployment Rate 17.50 2012-12-31 18.00 26.40 17.50 16.80 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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The Personal Income Tax Rate in Ethiopia stands at 35 percent. Personal Income Tax Rate in Ethiopia is reported by the Ethiopian Revenues and Customs Authority.
Ethiopia Corporate Tax Rate at 30.00 percent  
The Corporate Tax Rate in Ethiopia stands at 30 percent. Corporate Tax Rate in Ethiopia is reported by the Ethiopian Revenues and Customs Authority.
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Imports in Ethiopia increased to 2919.50 USD Million in the third quarter of 2013 from 2669.30 USD Million in the second quarter of 2013. Imports in Ethiopia is reported by the National Bank of Ethiopia.
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Exports in Ethiopia decreased to 631.10 USD Million in the third quarter of 2013 from 847.90 USD Million in the second quarter of 2013. Exports in Ethiopia is reported by the National Bank of Ethiopia.
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Ethiopia recorded a Current Account deficit of 1141.40 USD Million in the third quarter of 2013. Current Account in Ethiopia is reported by the National Bank of Ethiopia.
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The Sales Tax Rate in Ethiopia stands at 15 percent. Sales Tax Rate in Ethiopia is reported by the Ethiopian Revenues and Customs Authority.
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