Suriname Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Suriname remained unchanged at 8 percent in 2011 from 8 percent in 2010. Unemployment Rate in Suriname is reported by the Statistics Suriname. From 1997 until 2011, Suriname Unemployment Rate averaged 10.3 Percent reaching an all time high of 14.0 Percent in December of 2001 and a record low of 7.0 Percent in December of 2003. In Suriname, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Suriname Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-17

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
8.00 7.60 14.00 7.00 8.00 | 2012/12 1997 - 2011 Percent Yearly

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Suriname Unemployment Rate
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Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Population 0.53 2012-12-31 0.53 0.53 0.29 0.53 2013-12-31 Million [+]
Unemployment Rate 8.00 2011-12-31 7.60 14.00 7.00 8.00 2012-12-31 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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Suriname Personal Income Tax Rate at 38.00 percent  
The Personal Income Tax Rate in Suriname stands at 38 percent. Personal Income Tax Rate in Suriname is reported by the Ministry of Finance.
Suriname Inflation Rate at 2.90 Percent  
The inflation rate in Suriname was recorded at 2.90 percent in February of 2014. Inflation Rate in Suriname is reported by the Statistics Suriname.
Suriname Corporate Tax Rate at 36.00 percent  
The Corporate Tax Rate in Suriname stands at 36 percent. Corporate Tax Rate in Suriname is reported by the Ministry of Finance.
Suriname Sales Tax Rate at 10.00 Percent  
The Sales Tax Rate in Suriname stands at 10 percent. Sales Tax Rate in Suriname is reported by the Ministry of Finance.
Suriname Balance of Trade at 44.30 USD Million  
Suriname recorded a trade surplus of 44.30 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2013. Balance of Trade in Suriname is reported by the Central Bank of Suriname.
Suriname Current Account at -38.60 USD Million  
Suriname recorded a Current Account deficit of 38.60 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2013. Current Account in Suriname is reported by the Central Bank of Suriname.
Suriname Imports at 512.50 USD Million  
Imports in Suriname decreased to 512.50 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 594.10 USD Million in the third quarter of 2013. Imports in Suriname is reported by the Central Bank of Suriname.
Suriname Exports at 556.70 USD Million  
Exports in Suriname decreased to 556.70 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 608.50 USD Million in the third quarter of 2013. Exports in Suriname is reported by the Central Bank of Suriname.
Suriname Remittances at 113.00 USD Million  
Remittances in Suriname decreased to 113 in December of 2012 from 114 in December of 2011.
Suriname Unemployment Rate at 8.00 Percent  
Unemployment Rate in Suriname remained unchanged at 8 percent in 2011 from 8 percent in 2010. Unemployment Rate in Suriname is reported by the Statistics Suriname.
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