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. 2014-04-25

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
7.40 6.30 17.80 1.60 7.20 | 2014/06 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 6.49 2014-06-30 Million [+]
Unemployment Rate 7.40 2012-12-31 6.30 17.80 1.60 7.20 2014-06-30 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 Consumer Spending at 134998.30 NIO Million  
Consumer Spending in Nicaragua increased to 134998.30 NIO Million in 2013 from 130029.50 NIO Million in 2012. Consumer Spending in Nicaragua is reported by the Banco Central De Nicaragua.
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Nicaragua Government Budget Value at -726.18 NIO Million  
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Nicaragua Government Spending at 12305.80 NIO Million  
Government Spending in Nicaragua increased to 12305.80 NIO Million in 2013 from 12093.70 NIO Million in 2012. Government Spending in Nicaragua is reported by the Banco Central De Nicaragua.
Nicaragua Money Supply M1 at 36625.33 NIO Million  
Money Supply M1 in Nicaragua increased to 36625.33 NIO Million in February of 2014 from 36121.15 NIO Million in January of 2014. Money Supply M1 in Nicaragua is reported by the Banco Central De Nicaragua.
Nicaragua Money Supply M2 at 100120.30 NIO Million  
Money Supply M2 in Nicaragua increased to 100120.30 NIO Million in February of 2014 from 96844.89 NIO Million in January of 2014. Money Supply M2 in Nicaragua is reported by the Banco Central De Nicaragua.
Nicaragua Money Supply M3 at 102277.18 NIO Million  
Money Supply M3 in Nicaragua increased to 102277.18 NIO Million in February of 2014 from 98853.85 NIO Million in January of 2014. Money Supply M3 in Nicaragua is reported by the Banco Central De Nicaragua.
Nicaragua Wages at 0.00 NIO Thousand  
Wages in Nicaragua remained unchanged at 0 NIO Thousand in December of 2013 from 0 NIO Thousand in November of 2013. Wages in Nicaragua is reported by the Banco Central De Nicaragua.
Nicaragua Government Debt To GDP at 51.60 Percent  
Nicaragua recorded a Government Debt to GDP of 51.60 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Government Debt To GDP in Nicaragua is reported by the World Bank.
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