Gambia Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Gambia remained unchanged at 6 percent in 2003 from 6 percent in 1994. Unemployment Rate in Gambia is reported by the Gambia Bureau of Statistics. From 1994 until 2003, Gambia Unemployment Rate averaged 6.0 Percent reaching an all time high of 6.0 Percent in December of 2003 and a record low of 6.0 Percent in December of 1994. In Gambia, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Gambia Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-16

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 | 2004/12 1994 - 2003 Percent Yearly

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Gambia Unemployment Rate
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Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Population 1.79 2012-12-31 1.73 1.79 0.37 1.84 2013-12-31 Million [+]
Unemployment Rate 6.00 2003-12-31 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 2004-12-31 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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Gambia Interest Rate at 20.00 Percent  
The benchmark interest rate in Gambia was last recorded at 20 percent. Interest Rate in Gambia is reported by the Central Bank of The Gambia.
Gambia Inflation Rate at 5.60 Percent  
The inflation rate in Gambia was recorded at 5.60 percent in December of 2013. Inflation Rate in Gambia is reported by the Central Statistics Department of The Gambia.
Gambia Government Budget at -8.00 Percent of GDP  
Gambia recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 8 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Government Budget in Gambia is reported by the Central Bank of The Gambia.
Gambia Sales Tax Rate | VAT at 15.00 Percent  
The Sales Tax Rate in Gambia stands at 15 percent. Sales Tax Rate in Gambia is reported by the Ministry of Finance.
Gambia Current Account to GDP at 11.30 Percent  
Gambia recorded a Current Account surplus of 11.30 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Current Account to GDP in Gambia is reported by the Central Bank of The Gambia.
Gambia GDP Annual Growth Rate at 5.60 Percent  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Gambia expanded 5.60 percent in 2013 from the previous year. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Gambia is reported by the Central Bank of The Gambia.
Gambia Balance of Trade at -1159.07 million GMD  
Gambia recorded a trade deficit of 1159.07 million GMD in the third quarter of 2013. Balance of Trade in Gambia is reported by the Central Bank of The Gambia.
Gambia Current Account at 587.48 Dalasi Million  
Gambia recorded a Current Account surplus of 587.48 Dalasi Million in the third quarter of 2013. Current Account in Gambia is reported by the Central Bank of The Gambia.
Gambia Imports at 2306.40 million GMD  
Imports in Gambia decreased to 2306.40 million GMD in the third quarter of 2013 from 2403.40 million GMD in the second quarter of 2013. Imports in Gambia is reported by the Central Bank of The Gambia.
Gambia Exports at 1147.33 million GMD  
Exports in Gambia increased to 1147.33 million GMD in the third quarter of 2013 from 1132.24 million GMD in the second quarter of 2013. Exports in Gambia is reported by the Central Bank of The Gambia.
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