Uruguay Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Uruguay increased to 7 percent in February of 2014 from 6.70 percent in January of 2014. Unemployment Rate in Uruguay is reported by the Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Uruguay. Unemployment Rate in Uruguay averaged 7.61 Percent from 2006 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 13.40 Percent in January of 2006 and a record low of 5.40 Percent in December of 2010. In Uruguay, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Uruguay Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-23

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
7.00 6.70 13.40 5.40 6.70 | 2014/06 2006 - 2014 Percent Monthly

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Uruguay Unemployment Rate
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CALENDAR GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2013-12-04 04:00 PM Uruguay
Unemployment Rate
Oct 2013 6.4% 6.1% 6.4%
2014-02-14 04:00 PM Uruguay
Unemployment Rate
Dec 2013 6.1% 6.5% 6.6%
2014-03-14 05:15 PM Uruguay
Unemployment Rate
Jan 2014 6.7% 6.1% 6.7%
2014-04-09 06:30 PM Uruguay
Unemployment Rate
Feb 2014 7.0% 6.7% 6.5%
2014-05-13 05:00 PM Uruguay
Unemployment Rate
Mar 2014 7.0% 6.8%
2014-06-04 05:00 PM Uruguay
Unemployment Rate
Apr 2014 6.9%
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Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Employed Persons 60.70 2014-02-15 60.40 61.10 46.50 60.46 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
Population 3.38 2012-12-31 3.37 3.38 2.54 3.40 2014-06-30 million [+]
Unemployment Rate 7.00 2014-02-28 6.70 13.40 5.40 6.70 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
Wages 128.84 2014-02-15 130.20 130.20 84.27 128.64 2014-06-30 Index Points [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 193.20 2014-02-15 192.42 193.20 33.84 196.66 2014-06-30 Index Points [+]
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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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Uruguay Government Spending at 66535029.00 UYU THO  
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Uruguay Gross Fixed Capital Formation at 152258564.00 UYU THO  
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Uruguay Imports at 846781.00 USD Thousand  
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