Papua New Guinea Unemployment Rate 1991-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Unemployment Rate in Papua New Guinea increased to 2.30 percent in 2012 from 2.20 percent in 2011. Unemployment Rate in Papua New Guinea averaged 2.54 Percent from 1991 until 2012, reaching an all time high of 3.10 Percent in 1997 and a record low of 1.90 Percent in 2008. Unemployment Rate in Papua New Guinea is reported by the Papua New Guinea National Statistics Office.

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Papua New Guinea Unemployment Rate
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.30 2.20 3.10 1.90 1991 - 2012 percent Yearly
In Papua New Guinea, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Papua New Guinea Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Papua New Guinea Unemployment Rate - was last refreshed on Wednesday, May 27, 2015.

Papua New Guinea Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 2.30 2.20 3.10 1.90 percent [+]
Population 7.32 7.17 7.32 1.97 Million [+]
Minimum Wages 128.00 128.00 128.00 37.20 PGK/Week [+]


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 3.40 Mar/15 3.50 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 3.86 Mar/15 4.33 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 [+]