Uganda Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Uganda increased to 4.20 percent in 2010 from 1.90 percent in 2007. Unemployment Rate in Uganda is reported by the Uganda Bureau of Statistics. From 2003 until 2010, Uganda Unemployment Rate averaged 3.2 Percent reaching an all time high of 4.2 Percent in December of 2010 and a record low of 1.9 Percent in December of 2007. In Uganda, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Uganda Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-19

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
4.20 1.90 4.20 1.90 3.40 | 2014/06 2003 - 2010 Percent Yearly

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Uganda Unemployment Rate
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Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Population 36.35 2012-12-31 35.15 36.35 6.79 38.23 2014-06-30 Million [+]
Unemployment Rate 4.20 2010-12-31 1.90 4.20 1.90 3.40 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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