Haiti Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Haiti increased to 40.60 percent in 2010 from 9.61 percent in 2009. Unemployment Rate in Haiti is reported by the World Bank. From 1982 until 2010, Haiti Unemployment Rate averaged 15.0 Percent reaching an all time high of 40.6 Percent in December of 2010 and a record low of 7.2 Percent in December of 1999. In Haiti, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Haiti Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-18

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
40.60 9.61 40.60 7.20 26.90 | 2011/12 1982 - 2010 Percent Yearly

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Haiti Unemployment Rate
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Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Population 10.41 2012-12-31 10.12 10.41 3.87 10.63 2013-12-31 Million [+]
Unemployment Rate 40.60 2010-12-31 9.61 40.60 7.20 26.90 2011-12-31 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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Haiti Inflation Rate at 3.20 Percent  
The inflation rate in Haiti was recorded at 3.20 percent in February of 2014. Inflation Rate in Haiti is reported by the Banque de la République d'Haiti.
Haiti Interest Rate at 7.00 Percent  
The benchmark interest rate in Haiti was last recorded at 7 percent. Interest Rate in Haiti is reported by the Banque de la République d'Haiti.
Haiti Sales Tax Rate | VAT at 10.00 Percent  
The Sales Tax Rate in Haiti stands at 10 percent. Sales Tax Rate in Haiti is reported by the Ministry of the Economy & Finance.
Haiti Balance of Trade at -227.50 USD Million  
Haiti recorded a trade deficit of 227.50 USD Million in June of 2013. Balance of Trade in Haiti is reported by the Banque de la République d'Haiti.
Haiti Current Account at -176.40 USD Million  
Haiti recorded a Current Account deficit of 176.40 USD Million in the second quarter of 2013. Current Account in Haiti is reported by the Banque de la République d'Haiti.
Haiti Exports at 76.74 USD Million  
Exports in Haiti decreased to 76.74 USD Million in June of 2013 from 87.43 USD Million in May of 2013. Exports in Haiti is reported by the Banque de la République d'Haiti.
Haiti Remittances at 1988.00 USD Million  
Remittances in Haiti decreased to 1988 in December of 2012 from 2057 in December of 2011.
Haiti Imports at 304.24 USD Million  
Imports in Haiti decreased to 208.80 USD Million in March of 2013 from 222.39 USD Million in February of 2013. Imports in Haiti is reported by the Banque de la République dHaiti.
Haiti GDP per capita at 459.70 USD  
The Gross Domestic Product per capita in Haiti was last recorded at 459.70 US dollars in 2012. The GDP per Capita in Haiti is equivalent to 4 percent of the worlds average. GDP per capita in Haiti is reported by the World Bank.
Haiti GDP per capita PPP at 1058.36 USD  
The Gross Domestic Product per capita in Haiti was last recorded at 1058.36 US dollars in 2012, when adjusted by purchasing power parity (PPP). The GDP per Capita, in Haiti, when adjusted by Purchasing Power Parity is equivalent to 5 percent of the worlds average. GDP per capita PPP in Haiti is reported by the World Bank.
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