Sri Lanka Unemployed Persons  1990-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The number of unemployed persons in Sri Lanka decreased to 348141 in the fourth quarter of 2016 from 376180 in the third quarter of 2016. Unemployed Persons in Sri Lanka averaged 501415.20 from 1990 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 953794 in the fourth quarter of 1990 and a record low of 282648 in the second quarter of 2012.

Sri Lanka Unemployed Persons
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Sri Lanka Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.20 4.50 11.30 3.70 percent [+]
Employed Persons 8006700.00 7999821.00 8554179.00 4962105.00 [+]
Unemployed Persons 348141.00 376180.00 953794.00 282648.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 54.00 53.80 54.30 46.90 percent [+]
Wages 8839.35 7556.25 8839.35 3121.95 LKR/Month [+]
Population 21.20 20.96 21.20 9.90 Million [+]
Employment Rate 95.80 95.50 96.30 91.00 percent [+]
Living Wage Family 55614.20 53881.90 55614.20 53881.90 LKR/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 30889.70 30116.00 30889.70 28560.80 LKR/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 51400.00 50000.00 51400.00 49500.00 LKR/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 25000.00 20600.00 25000.00 20600.00 LKR/Month [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 21.00 21.60 21.70 15.40 percent [+]


Sri Lanka Unemployed Persons Notes

In Sri Lanka, unemployed persons are individuals who are without a job and actively seeking to work. This page provides - Sri Lanka Unemployed Persons - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Sri Lanka Unemployed Persons - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
348141.00 376180.00 953794.00 282648.00 1990 - 2016 Quarterly
Volume, NSA



unemployed persons by Country

Last
Australia 732.28 Apr/17
Brazil 14.18 Mar/17
Canada 1265.00 Apr/17
China 976.00 Mar/17
Euro Area 15395.00 Mar/17
France 3508.10 Mar/17
Germany 2568.61 Apr/17
India 48.26 Dec/14
Indonesia 7024172.00 Dec/16
Italy 3021.99 Mar/17
Japan 1840.00 Mar/17
Mexico 1821825.00 Mar/17
Netherlands 456.00 Apr/17
Russia 4.05 Apr/17
South Korea 1098.00 Apr/17
Spain 3526.58 Apr/17
Switzerland 146008.73 Apr/17
Turkey 3900.00 Feb/17
United Kingdom 792.80 Apr/17
United States 7056.00 Apr/17