Pakistan Unemployment Rate 1985-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Pakistan decreased to 6 percent in the second quarter of 2013 from 6.30 percent in the first quarter of 2013. Unemployment Rate in Pakistan averaged 5.43 percent from 1985 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 7.80 percent in the second quarter of 2002 and a record low of 3.10 percent in the fourth quarter of 1987. Unemployment Rate in Pakistan is reported by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics.

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Pakistan Unemployment Rate
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6.00 6.30 7.80 3.10 1985 - 2013 percent Quarterly
In Pakistan, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Pakistan Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Pakistan Unemployment Rate - was last refreshed on Saturday, May 30, 2015.

Pakistan Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 6.00 6.30 7.80 3.10 percent [+]
Employed Persons 56920.00 56010.00 56920.00 26961.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 3730.00 3400.00 3730.00 903.00 Thousand [+]
Population 188.20 184.35 188.20 45.85 Million [+]


Unemployment Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 6.20 Apr/15 6.10 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 6.40 Apr/15 6.20 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 6.80 Apr/15 6.80 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.10 Mar/15 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 11.30 Mar/15 11.30 12.00 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.40 Nov/14 10.30 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 4.70 Mar/15 4.70 14.20 0.40 percent [+]
India 4.90 Dec/13 5.20 9.40 4.90 percent [+]
Indonesia 5.94 Aug/14 5.70 11.24 2.00 percent [+]
Italy 13.00 Mar/15 12.70 13.20 5.90 percent [+]
Japan 3.30 Apr/15 3.40 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 4.31 Apr/15 3.86 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 7.00 Apr/15 7.00 7.90 3.60 percent [+]
Russia 5.80 Apr/15 5.90 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.70 Apr/15 3.70 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 23.78 Feb/15 23.70 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.30 Apr/15 3.40 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 11.20 Feb/15 11.30 14.80 7.30 percent [+]
United Kingdom 5.50 Mar/15 5.60 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.40 Apr/15 5.50 10.80 2.50 percent [+]