Fiji Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Fiji remained unchanged at 7 percent in 2011 from 7 percent in 2010. Unemployment Rate in Fiji is reported by the World Bank. From 1986 until 2011, Fiji Unemployment Rate averaged 7.7 Percent reaching an all time high of 12.0 Percent in December of 1988 and a record low of 3.7 Percent in December of 1996. In Fiji, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Fiji Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-17

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
7.00 7.00 12.00 3.70 7.00 | 2012/12 1986 - 2011 Percent Yearly

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Fiji Unemployment Rate
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Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Population 0.87 2012-12-31 0.87 0.87 0.39 0.87 2013-12-31 Million [+]
Unemployment Rate 7.00 2011-12-31 7.00 12.00 3.70 7.00 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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