Iraq Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Iraq decreased to 15.10 percent in 2012 from 15.20 percent in 2011. Unemployment Rate in Iraq is reported by the Central Statistical Organization Iraq (COSIT). Unemployment Rate in Iraq averaged 18.39 Percent from 2003 until 2012, reaching an all time high of 28.10 Percent in 2003 and a record low of 15.10 Percent in 2012. In Iraq, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Iraq Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-17

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
15.10 15.20 28.10 15.10 16.50 | 2013/12 2003 - 2012 Percent Yearly

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Iraq Unemployment Rate
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Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Population 32.58 2012-12-31 31.76 32.58 7.29 33.41 2013-12-31 Million [+]
Unemployment Rate 15.10 2012-12-31 15.20 28.10 15.10 16.50 2013-12-31 Percent [+]
Employed Persons 924397.00 2001-06-30 880756.00 924397.00 831523.00 928240.05 2001-12-31 [+]
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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 number of employed persons in Iraq increased to 924397 in 2001 from 880756 in 2000. Employed Persons in Iraq is reported by the Central Statistical Organization Iraq (COSIT).
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Unemployment Rate in Iraq decreased to 15.10 percent in 2012 from 15.20 percent in 2011. Unemployment Rate in Iraq is reported by the Central Statistical Organization Iraq (COSIT).
Iraq Government Debt To GDP at 31.34 Percent  
Iraq recorded a Government Debt to GDP of 31.34 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Government Debt To GDP in Iraq is reported by the Central Bank of Iraq.
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