Swaziland Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Swaziland increased to 28.20 percent in December of 2008 from 25.50 percent in December of 1997. From 1989 until 2008, Swaziland Unemployment Rate averaged 26.0 Percent reaching an all time high of 28.6 Percent in December of 1989 and a record low of 21.7 Percent in December of 1995. In Swaziland, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Swaziland Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-23

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
28.20 25.50 28.60 21.70 29.60 | 2014/06 1989 - 2008 Percent Yearly

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Swaziland Unemployment Rate
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Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Population 1.09 2013-12-31 1.08 1.09 0.35 1.10 2014-06-30 Million [+]
Unemployment Rate 28.20 2008-12-31 25.50 28.60 21.70 29.60 2014-06-30 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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Swaziland Government Debt To GDP at 9.68 Percent of GDP  
Swaziland recorded a Government Debt to GDP of 9.68 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Government Debt To GDP in Swaziland is reported by the Central Bank of Swaziland.
Swaziland Imports at 4562.25 SZL Million  
Imports in Swaziland increased to 4562.25 SZL Million in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 4158.15 SZL Million in the third quarter of 2013. Imports in Swaziland is reported by the Central Bank of Swaziland.
Swaziland Exports at 5749.05 SZL Million  
Exports in Swaziland increased to 5749.05 SZL Million in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 5348.39 SZL Million in the third quarter of 2013. Exports in Swaziland is reported by the Central Bank of Swaziland.
Swaziland Balance of Trade at 1186.79 SZL Million  
Swaziland recorded a trade surplus of 1186.79 SZL Million in the fourth quarter of 2013. Balance of Trade in Swaziland is reported by the Central Bank of Swaziland.
Swaziland Inflation Rate at 4.40 Percent  
The inflation rate in Swaziland was recorded at 4.40 percent in December of 2013. Inflation Rate in Swaziland is reported by the Central Bank of Swaziland.
Swaziland Current Account to GDP at 4.00 Percent  
Swaziland recorded a Current Account surplus of 4 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Current Account to GDP in Swaziland is reported by the Central Bank of Swaziland.
Swaziland GDP Annual Growth Rate at 2.78 Percent  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Swaziland is expected to grow by 2.78 percent in 2013 from the previous year. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Swaziland is reported by the Central Bank of Swaziland.
Swaziland Population at 1.09 Million  
The total population in Swaziland was last recorded at 1.1 million people in 2013 from 0.4 million in 1960, changing 211 percent during the last 50 years. Population in Swaziland is reported by the Central Bank of Swaziland.
Swaziland Current Account at 835.30 SZL Million  
Swaziland recorded a Current Account surplus of 835.30 SZL Million in the third quarter of 2013. Current Account in Swaziland is reported by the Central Bank of Swaziland.
Swaziland Government Budget at -1.10 Percent of GDP  
Swaziland recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 1.10 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Government Budget in Swaziland is reported by the Central Bank of Swaziland.
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