Trinidad and Tobago Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Trinidad and Tobago decreased to 4.80 percent in the third quarter of 2013 from 4.90 percent in the second quarter of 2012. Unemployment Rate in Trinidad and Tobago is reported by the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago. From 1991 until 2013, Trinidad and Tobago Unemployment Rate averaged 11.5 Percent reaching an all time high of 21.1 Percent in March of 1993 and a record low of 3.9 Percent in December of 2008. In Trinidad and Tobago, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Trinidad and Tobago Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-23

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
4.80 4.90 21.10 3.90 4.87 | 2014/06 1991 - 2013 Percent Quarterly

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Trinidad and Tobago Unemployment Rate
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Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Population 1.34 2012-12-31 1.33 1.34 0.85 1.34 2014-06-30 Million [+]
Unemployment Rate 4.80 2013-09-30 4.90 21.10 3.90 4.87 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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Trinidad and Tobago Current Account at 2247.50 USD Million  
Trinidad and Tobago recorded a Current Account surplus of 2247.50 USD Million in the third quarter of 2013. Current Account in Trinidad and Tobago is reported by the Central Statistics Office, Trinidad and Tobago.
Trinidad and Tobago Government Debt To GDP at 41.20 Percent  
Trinidad and Tobago recorded a Government Debt to GDP of 41.20 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Government Debt To GDP in Trinidad and Tobago is reported by the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago.
Trinidad and Tobago Balance of Trade at 2549.20 USD Million  
Trinidad and Tobago recorded a trade surplus of 2549.20 USD Million in the third quarter of 2013. Balance of Trade in Trinidad and Tobago is reported by the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago.
Trinidad and Tobago Exports at 4243.70 USD Million  
Exports in Trinidad and Tobago increased to 4243.70 USD Million in the third quarter of 2013 from 3052.90 USD Million in the second quarter of 2013. Exports in Trinidad and Tobago is reported by the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago.
Trinidad and Tobago Imports at 1694.50 USD Million  
Imports in Trinidad and Tobago decreased to 1694.50 USD Million in the third quarter of 2013 from 1781 USD Million in the second quarter of 2013. Imports in Trinidad and Tobago is reported by the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago.
Trinidad and Tobago Government Budget at -2.60 Percent of GDP  
Trinidad and Tobago recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 2.60 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Government Budget in Trinidad and Tobago is reported by the Central Statistical Office, Trinidad and Tobago.
Trinidad and Tobago Current Account to GDP at 14.50 Percent  
Trinidad and Tobago recorded a Current Account surplus of 14.50 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Current Account to GDP in Trinidad and Tobago is reported by the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago.
Trinidad and Tobago Inflation Rate at 3.90 Percent  
The inflation rate in Trinidad and Tobago was recorded at 3.90 percent in February of 2014. Inflation Rate in Trinidad and Tobago is reported by the Central Statistical Office, Trinidad and Tobago.
Trinidad and Tobago Interest Rate at 2.75 Percent  
The benchmark interest rate in Trinidad and Tobago was last recorded at 2.75 percent. Interest Rate in Trinidad and Tobago is reported by the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago.
Trinidad And Tobago Personal Income Tax Rate at 25.00 percent  
The Personal Income Tax Rate in Trinidad And Tobago stands at 25 percent. Personal Income Tax Rate in Trinidad And Tobago is reported by the Inland Revenue Division.
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