Sri Lanka Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Sri Lanka decreased to 4.10 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 4.40 percent in the third quarter of 2013. Unemployment Rate in Sri Lanka averaged 5.79 Percent from 1996 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 11.30 Percent in the fourth quarter of 1996 and a record low of 3.90 Percent in the third quarter of 2011. Unemployment Rate in Sri Lanka is reported by the Department of Census and Statistics - Sri Lanka.

   
 
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Sri Lanka Unemployment Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.10 4.40 11.30 3.90 1996 - 2013 Percent Quarterly
In Sri Lanka, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Sri Lanka Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.

Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.10 4.40 11.30 3.90 Percent [+]
Employed Persons 8129.00 7430.00 8129.00 4951.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 336.00 308.00 964.00 308.00 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 53.00 53.80 54.20 46.90 Percent [+]
Wages 91.00 91.50 105.10 51.90 Index Points [+]
Population 20.48 20.33 20.87 9.90 Million [+]





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