Saudi Arabia Unemployment Rate 1999-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Unemployment Rate in Saudi Arabia remained unchanged at 5.70 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014 from 5.70 percent in the third quarter of 2014. Unemployment Rate in Saudi Arabia averaged 5.51 percent from 1999 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 6.30 percent in the fourth quarter of 2006 and a record low of 4.35 percent in the fourth quarter of 1999. Unemployment Rate in Saudi Arabia is reported by the Central Department of Statistics and Information.

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Saudi Arabia Unemployment Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.70 5.70 6.30 4.35 1999 - 2014 percent Quarterly
In Saudi Arabia, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Saudi Arabia Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Saudi Arabia Unemployment Rate - was last refreshed on Saturday, March 28, 2015.

Saudi Arabia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.70 5.70 6.30 4.35 percent [+]
Population 29.99 29.55 29.99 4.04 Million [+]
Employed Persons 11067.70 10634.70 11067.70 6167.00 Thousands Persons [+]


Unemployment Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 6.30 Feb/15 6.40 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 5.90 Feb/15 5.30 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 6.80 Feb/15 6.60 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.10 Dec/14 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 11.20 Jan/15 11.30 12.00 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.40 Nov/14 10.30 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 4.70 Jan/15 4.80 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 12.60 Jan/15 12.70 13.30 5.90 percent [+]
Japan 3.50 Feb/15 3.60 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 4.33 Feb/15 4.51 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 7.10 Feb/15 7.20 8.80 3.40 percent [+]
Russia 5.80 Feb/15 5.50 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.90 Feb/15 3.40 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 23.70 Nov/14 23.67 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.50 Feb/15 3.50 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 10.90 Dec/14 10.70 16.10 8.00 percent [+]
United Kingdom 5.70 Jan/15 5.70 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.50 Feb/15 5.70 10.80 2.50 percent [+]