Kosovo Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Kosovo decreased to 30.90 percent in 2012 from 35.10 percent in the first six months of 2012. Unemployment Rate in Kosovo is reported by the Kosovo Agency of Statistics. From 2001 until 2012, Kosovo Unemployment Rate averaged 44.6 Percent reaching an all time high of 57.0 Percent in December of 2001 and a record low of 30.9 Percent in December of 2012. In Kosovo, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Kosovo Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-21

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
30.90 35.10 57.00 30.90 23.00 | 2013/12 2001 - 2012 Percent Yearly

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Kosovo Unemployment Rate
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Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Unemployed Persons 268104.00 2013-12-15 267822.00 339591.00 237958.00 268518.34 2014-01-31 [+]
Wages 364.00 2013-12-15 355.00 374.00 168.00 362.82 2014-01-31 EUR [+]
Population 1.80 2012-12-31 1.79 2.09 0.95 1.81 2013-12-31 Million [+]
Unemployment Rate 30.90 2012-12-31 35.10 57.00 30.90 23.00 2013-12-31 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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Kosovo Inflation Rate at 0.30 Percent  
The inflation rate in Kosovo was recorded at 0.30 percent in March of 2014. Inflation Rate in Kosovo is reported by the Kosovo Agency of Statistics.
Kosovo Import Prices at 116.20 Index Points  
Import Prices in Kosovo remained unchanged at 116.20 Index Points in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 116.20 Index Points in the third quarter of 2013. Import Prices in Kosovo is reported by the Kosovo Agency of Statistics.
Kosovo Producer Prices at 121.30 Index Points  
Producer Prices in Kosovo increased to 121.30 Index Points in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 118.90 Index Points in the third quarter of 2013. Producer Prices in Kosovo is reported by the Kosovo Agency of Statistics.
Kosovo Unemployed Persons at 268104.00  
The number of unemployed persons in Kosovo increased to 268104 in December of 2013 from 267822 in November of 2013. Unemployed Persons in Kosovo is reported by the Cental Bank of Kosovo.
Kosovo Average Monthly Wages at 364.00 EUR  
Wages in Kosovo increased to 364 EUR in December of 2013 from 355 EUR in November of 2013. Wages in Kosovo is reported by the Kosovo Agency of Statistics.
Kosovo Balance of Trade at -136236.00 thousand EUR  
Kosovo recorded a trade deficit of 136236 thousand EUR in February of 2014. Balance of Trade in Kosovo is reported by the Kosovo Agency of Statistics.
Kosovo Exports at 22072.00 thousand EUR  
Exports in Kosovo increased to 22072 thousand EUR in February of 2014 from 20520 thousand EUR in January of 2014. Exports in Kosovo is reported by the Kosovo Agency of Statistics.
Kosovo Imports at 158308.00 thousand EUR  
Imports in Kosovo increased to 158308 thousand EUR in February of 2014 from 129951 thousand EUR in January of 2014. Imports in Kosovo is reported by the Kosovo Agency of Statistics.
Kosovo Capital Flows at 140.00 EUR Million  
Capital Flows in Kosovo decreased to 140 EUR Million in 2012 from 419.60 EUR Million in 2011. Capital Flows in Kosovo is reported by the Cental Bank of Kosovo.
Kosovo Changes in Inventories at 148.30 EUR Million  
Changes in Inventories in Kosovo decreased to 148.30 EUR Million in 2012 from 156.50 EUR Million in 2011. Changes in Inventories in Kosovo is reported by the Kosovo Agency of Statistics.
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