Nicaragua Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Nicaragua increased to 7.40 percent in 2012 from 6.30 percent in 2011. Unemployment Rate in Nicaragua is reported by the Central Bank of Nicaragua. From 1963 until 2012, Nicaragua Unemployment Rate averaged 8.2 Percent reaching an all time high of 17.8 Percent in December of 1993 and a record low of 1.6 Percent in December of 1963. In Nicaragua, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Nicaragua Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-16

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
7.40 6.30 17.80 1.60 7.00 | 2013/12 1963 - 2012 Percent Yearly

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Nicaragua Unemployment Rate
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CALENDAR GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2013-03-22 09:00 PM Nicaragua
Unemployment Rate
2012 7.4% 6.3%
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Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Population 6.07 2012-12-31 5.87 6.07 1.77 6.36 2013-12-31 Million [+]
Unemployment Rate 7.40 2012-12-31 6.30 17.80 1.60 7.00 2013-12-31 Percent [+]
Wages 0.00 2013-12-15 0.00 7.09 0.00 0.00 2014-01-31 NIO Thousand [+]
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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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Nicaragua GDP Annual Growth Rate at 2.90 Percent  
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Nicaragua Current Account at -329.90 USD Million  
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