Lebanon Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Lebanon decreased to 5.83 percent in 2010 from 6.02 percent in 2009. Unemployment Rate in Lebanon is reported by the SESRIC. From 1997 until 2010, Lebanon Unemployment Rate averaged 7.4 Percent reaching an all time high of 9.0 Percent in December of 2007 and a record low of 5.4 Percent in December of 2008. In Lebanon, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Lebanon Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-23

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
5.83 6.02 8.98 5.36 5.80 | 2011/12 1997 - 2010 Percent Yearly

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Lebanon Unemployment Rate
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Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Population 4.42 2012-12-31 4.38 4.42 1.91 4.46 2013-12-31 Million [+]
Unemployment Rate 5.83 2010-12-31 6.02 8.98 5.36 5.80 2011-12-31 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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The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Lebanon expanded 1 percent in 2013 from the previous year. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Lebanon is reported by the Banque du Liban.
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Lebanon recorded a government budget deficit of 207397 LBP Million in December of 2013. Government Budget Value in Lebanon is reported by the Ministry Of Finance, Republic of Lebanon.
Lebanon Government Spending at 8069880.00 LBP Million  
Government Spending in Lebanon increased to 8069880 LBP Million in 2012 from 6760020 LBP Million in 2011. Government Spending in Lebanon is reported by the SESRIC.
Lebanon Imports at 1732.00 USD Million  
Imports in Lebanon decreased to 1732 USD Million in February of 2014 from 1872.85 USD Million in January of 2014. Imports in Lebanon is reported by the Banque du Liban.
Lebanon Money Supply M0 at 3156.59 LBP Billion  
Money Supply M0 in Lebanon decreased to 3156.59 LBP Billion in February of 2014 from 3165.19 LBP Billion in January of 2014. Money Supply M0 in Lebanon is reported by the Banque Du Liban.
Lebanon Money Supply M1 at 7522.46 LBP Billion  
Money Supply M1 in Lebanon increased to 7522.46 LBP Billion in February of 2014 from 7480.94 LBP Billion in January of 2014. Money Supply M1 in Lebanon is reported by the Banque Du Liban.
Lebanon Money Supply M2 at 69422.00 LBP Billion  
Money Supply M2 in Lebanon increased to 69422 LBP Billion in February of 2014 from 68948.50 LBP Billion in January of 2014. Money Supply M2 in Lebanon is reported by the Banque Du Liban.
Lebanon Money Supply M3 at 168339.00 LBP Billion  
Money Supply M3 in Lebanon increased to 168339 LBP Billion in February of 2014 from 167232 LBP Billion in January of 2014. Money Supply M3 in Lebanon is reported by the Banque Du Liban.
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