Sao Tome and Principe Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Sao Tome and Principe decreased to 14 percent in December of 2008 from 16.70 percent in December of 2006. From 2000 until 2008, Sao Tome and Principe Unemployment Rate averaged 15.2 Percent reaching an all time high of 16.7 Percent in December of 2006 and a record low of 14.0 Percent in December of 2008. In Sao Tome and Principe, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Sao Tome and Principe Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-16

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
14.00 16.70 16.70 14.00 13.89 | 2009/12 2000 - 2008 Percent Yearly

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Sao Tome and Principe Unemployment Rate
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Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Population 0.18 2012-12-31 0.17 0.18 0.06 0.18 2013-12-31 Million [+]
Unemployment Rate 14.00 2008-12-31 16.70 16.70 14.00 13.89 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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Sao Tome and Principe Interest Rate at 12.00 Percent  
The benchmark interest rate in Sao Tome and Principe was last recorded at 12 percent. Interest Rate in Sao Tome and Principe is reported by the Central Bank of Sao Tome and Principe.
Sao Tome and Principe Imports at 45.17 USD Million  
Imports in Sao Tome and Principe increased to 45.17 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 31.82 USD Million in the third quarter of 2013. Imports in Sao Tome and Principe is reported by the Central Bank of Sao Tome and Principe.
Sao Tome and Principe Exports at 2.97 USD Million  
Exports in Sao Tome and Principe increased to 2.97 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 2.01 USD Million in the third quarter of 2013. Exports in Sao Tome and Principe is reported by the Central Bank of Sao Tome and Principe.
Sao Tome and Principe Balance of Trade at -42.20 USD Million  
Sao Tome and Principe recorded a trade deficit of 42.20 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2013. Balance of Trade in Sao Tome and Principe is reported by the Central Bank of Sao Tome and Principe.
Sao Tome and Principe Current Account at -99.50 USD Million  
Sao Tome and Principe recorded a Current Account deficit of 99.50 USD Million in 2012. Current Account in Sao Tome and Principe is reported by the Central Bank of Sao Tome and Principe.
Sao Tome and Principe Current Account to GDP at -38.00 Percent  
Sao Tome and Principe recorded a Current Account deficit of 38 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Current Account to GDP in Sao Tome and Principe is reported by the Central Bank of Sao Tome and Principe.
Sao Tome and Principe Government Budget at -9.40 Percent of GDP  
Sao Tome and Principe recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 9.40 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Government Budget in Sao Tome and Principe is reported by the Central Bank of Sao Tome and Principe.
Sao Tome and Principe Inflation Rate at 6.80 Percent  
The inflation rate in Sao Tome and Principe was recorded at 6.80 percent in November of 2013. Inflation Rate in Sao Tome and Principe is reported by the Central Bank of Sao Tome and Principe.
Sao Tome and Principe GDP per capita at 840.38 USD  
The Gross Domestic Product per capita in Sao Tome and Principe was last recorded at 840.38 US dollars in 2012. The GDP per Capita in Sao Tome and Principe is equivalent to 7 percent of the worlds average. GDP per capita in Sao Tome and Principe is reported by the World Bank.
Sao Tome and Principe GDP per capita PPP at 1596.37 USD  
The Gross Domestic Product per capita in Sao Tome and Principe was last recorded at 1596.37 US dollars in 2012, when adjusted by purchasing power parity (PPP). The GDP per Capita, in Sao Tome and Principe, when adjusted by Purchasing Power Parity is equivalent to 7 percent of the worlds average. GDP per capita PPP in Sao Tome and Principe is reported by the World Bank.
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