Niger Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Niger decreased to 2.25 percent in 2008 from 15.90 percent in 2005. Unemployment Rate in Niger is reported by the Institut National de la Statistique. From 2001 until 2008, Niger Unemployment Rate averaged 6.5 Percent reaching an all time high of 15.9 Percent in December of 2005 and a record low of 1.5 Percent in December of 2001. In Niger, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Niger Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-19

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
2.25 15.90 15.90 1.47 1.88 | 2009/12 2001 - 2008 Percent Yearly

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Niger Unemployment Rate
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Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Population 17.13 2012-12-31 16.07 17.13 3.25 18.64 2013-12-31 Million [+]
Unemployment Rate 2.25 2008-12-31 15.90 15.90 1.47 1.88 2009-12-31 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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Niger Inflation Rate at -0.40 Percent  
The inflation rate in Niger was recorded at -0.40 percent in March of 2014. Inflation Rate in Niger is reported by the Institut National de la Statistique du Niger.
Niger Balance of Trade at -34372.70 FCFA Million  
Niger recorded a trade deficit of 34372.70 FCFA Million in the third quarter of 2013. Balance of Trade in Niger is reported by the Institut National de la Statistique du Niger.
Niger Exports at 139556.10 FCFA Million  
Exports in Niger increased to 139556.10 FCFA Million in the third quarter of 2013 from 127393.56 FCFA Million in the second quarter of 2013. Exports in Niger is reported by the Institut National de la Statistique du Niger.
Niger Imports at 173928.80 FCFA Million  
Imports in Niger decreased to 173928.80 FCFA Million in the third quarter of 2013 from 185523.50 FCFA Million in the second quarter of 2013. Imports in Niger is reported by the Institut National de la Statistique du Niger.
Niger Sales Tax Rate | VAT at 18.00 Percent  
The Sales Tax Rate in Niger stands at 18 percent. Sales Tax Rate in Niger is reported by the Ministry of Finance.
Niger Interest Rate at 3.50 Percent  
The benchmark interest rate in Niger was last recorded at 3.50 percent. Interest Rate in Niger is reported by the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO).
Niger Current Account at -576.00 FCFA Million  
Niger recorded a Current Account deficit of 576 FCFA Million in 2013. Current Account in Niger is reported by the Institut National de la Statistique du Niger.
Niger Current Account to GDP at -28.20 Percent  
Niger is expected to record a Current Account deficit of 28.20 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Current Account to GDP in Niger is reported by the Institut National de la Statistique du Niger.
Niger Government Budget at 0.10 Percent of GDP  
Niger is expected to record a Government Budget surplus equal to 0.10 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Government Budget in Niger is reported by the Institut National de la Statistique du Niger.
Niger GDP Annual Growth Rate at 3.60 Percent  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Niger is expected to expand 3.60 percent in 2013 from the previous year. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Niger is reported by the Institut National de la Statistique du Niger.
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