Kuwait Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Kuwait remained unchanged at 2.72 percent in 2012 from 2.72 percent in 2011. Unemployment Rate in Kuwait is reported by the SESRIC. From 1983 until 2012, Kuwait Unemployment Rate averaged 1.8 Percent reaching an all time high of 7.2 Percent in December of 1994 and a record low of 0.5 Percent in December of 1990. In Kuwait, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Kuwait Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-21

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
2.72 2.72 7.18 0.50 2.70 | 2014/06 1983 - 2012 Percent Yearly

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Kuwait Unemployment Rate
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Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Population 3.82 2012-12-31 3.69 3.82 0.26 4.02 2014-06-30 Million [+]
Unemployment Rate 2.72 2012-12-31 2.72 7.18 0.50 2.70 2014-06-30 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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