Kuwait Unemployment Rate 1983-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Kuwait increased to 3.50 percent in 2013 from 2.72 percent in 2012. Unemployment Rate in Kuwait averaged 1.81 percent from 1983 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 7.18 percent in 1994 and a record low of 0.50 percent in 1990. Unemployment Rate in Kuwait is reported by the SESRIC.

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Kuwait Unemployment Rate
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.50 2.72 7.18 0.50 1983 - 2013 percent Yearly
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. Content for - Kuwait Unemployment Rate - was last refreshed on Thursday, July 30, 2015.

Kuwait Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.50 2.72 7.18 0.50 percent [+]
Population 3.48 3.37 3.48 0.26 Million [+]


Unemployment Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 6.00 Jun/15 5.90 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 6.90 Jun/15 6.70 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 6.80 Jun/15 6.80 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.04 Jun/15 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 11.10 May/15 11.10 12.10 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.30 Mar/15 10.40 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 4.70 May/15 4.70 14.20 0.40 percent [+]
India 4.90 Dec/13 5.20 9.40 4.90 percent [+]
Indonesia 5.81 Mar/15 5.94 11.24 2.00 percent [+]
Italy 12.40 May/15 12.40 13.20 5.90 percent [+]
Japan 3.30 May/15 3.30 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 4.41 Jun/15 4.45 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 6.90 Jun/15 6.90 7.90 3.60 percent [+]
Russia 5.40 Jun/15 5.60 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.90 Jun/15 3.90 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 22.37 Jun/15 23.78 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.10 Jun/15 3.20 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 9.60 Apr/15 10.60 14.80 7.30 percent [+]
United Kingdom 5.60 May/15 5.50 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.30 Jun/15 5.50 10.80 2.50 percent [+]