Liberia Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Liberia decreased to 3.70 percent in 2010 from 5.60 percent in 2007. Unemployment Rate in Liberia is reported by the Central Bank of Liberia. From 1980 until 2010, Liberia Unemployment Rate averaged 11.3 Percent reaching an all time high of 15.9 Percent in December of 1983 and a record low of 3.7 Percent in December of 2010. In Liberia, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Liberia Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-25

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
3.70 5.60 15.90 3.70 3.60 | 2011/12 1980 - 2010 Percent Yearly

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Liberia Unemployment Rate
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Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Population 4.19 2012-12-31 4.08 4.19 1.12 4.29 2013-12-31 Million [+]
Unemployment Rate 3.70 2010-12-31 5.60 15.90 3.70 3.60 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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Liberia GDP Annual Growth Rate at 8.10 Percent  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Liberia expanded 8.90 percent in 2012 from the previous year. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Liberia is reported by the Central Bank of Liberia.
Liberia Current Account to GDP at -60.50 Percent  
Liberia recorded a Current Account deficit of 60.50 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Current Account to GDP in Liberia is reported by the Central Bank of Liberia.
Liberia Current Account at -314.10 USD Million  
Liberia recorded a Current Account deficit of 314.10 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2013. Current Account in Liberia is reported by the Central Bank of Liberia.
Liberia Balance of Trade at -33.40 USD Million  
Liberia recorded a trade deficit of 33.40 USD Million in December of 2013. Balance of Trade in Liberia is reported by the Central Bank of Liberia.
Liberia Interest Rate at 13.73 Percent  
The benchmark interest rate in Liberia was last recorded at 13.73 percent. Interest Rate in Liberia is reported by the Central Bank of Liberia.
Liberia Imports at 85.90 USD Million  
Imports in Liberia decreased to 85.90 USD Million in December of 2013 from 95 USD Million in November of 2013. Imports in Liberia is reported by the Central Bank of Liberia.
Liberia Exports at 52.50 USD Million  
Exports in Liberia decreased to 52.50 USD Million in December of 2013 from 59.60 USD Million in November of 2013. Exports in Liberia is reported by the Central Bank of Liberia.
Liberia Inflation Rate at 8.50 Percent  
The inflation rate in Liberia was recorded at 8.50 percent in December of 2013. Inflation Rate in Liberia is reported by the Central Bank of Liberia.
Liberia Government Budget at -0.70 Percent of GDP  
Liberia recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 0.70 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Government Budget in Liberia is reported by the Central Bank of Liberia.
Liberia GDP per capita at 277.94 USD  
The Gross Domestic Product per capita in Liberia was last recorded at 277.94 US dollars in 2012. The GDP per Capita in Liberia is equivalent to 2 percent of the worlds average. GDP per capita in Liberia is reported by the World Bank.
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