Iraq Unemployment Rate  2003-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Iraq increased to 16.40 percent in 2014 from 15.10 percent in 2013. Unemployment Rate in Iraq averaged 17.96 percent from 2003 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 28.10 percent in 2003 and a record low of 15.10 percent in 2013. Unemployment Rate in Iraq is reported by the Central Statistical Organization Iraq (COSIT).

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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
16.40 15.10 28.10 15.10 2003 - 2014 percent Yearly
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. Iraq Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2016.


Iraq Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 16.40 15.10 28.10 15.10 percent [+]
Employed Persons 924397.00 880756.00 924397.00 831523.00 [+]
Population 34.28 33.42 34.28 7.29 Million [+]
Employment Rate 46.84 49.72 49.72 44.10 percent [+]




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