Venezuela Unemployment Rate 1999-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Unemployment Rate in Venezuela increased to 7.90 percent in January from 5.50 percent in December of 2014. Unemployment Rate in Venezuela averaged 10.92 percent from 1999 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 20.70 percent in February of 2003 and a record low of 5.50 percent in December of 2014. Unemployment Rate in Venezuela is reported by the National Institute of Statistics, Venezuela.

Venezuela Unemployment Rate
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7.90 5.50 20.70 5.50 1999 - 2015 percent Monthly
In Venezuela, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Venezuela Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Venezuela Unemployment Rate - was last refreshed on Tuesday, September 1, 2015.


Venezuela Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 7.90 5.50 20.70 5.50 percent [+]
Employed Persons 13100203.00 13607057.00 13607057.00 8505814.00 [+]
Unemployed Persons 1124799.00 796213.00 2406251.00 760063.00 [+]
Wages 1881.49 1478.46 1881.49 41.36 VEF/Month [+]
Population 30.21 29.78 30.21 7.58 Million [+]
Minimum Wages 7421.67 6746.67 614790.00 799.23 VEF/Month [+]


Unemployment Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 6.30 Jul/15 6.00 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 7.50 Jul/15 6.90 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 6.80 Jul/15 6.80 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.04 Jun/15 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 11.10 Jun/15 11.10 12.10 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.30 Mar/15 10.40 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 4.70 Jun/15 4.70 14.20 0.40 percent [+]
India 4.90 Dec/13 5.20 9.40 4.90 percent [+]
Indonesia 5.81 Mar/15 5.94 11.24 2.00 percent [+]
Italy 12.70 Jun/15 12.50 13.00 5.80 percent [+]
Japan 3.30 Jul/15 3.40 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 4.72 Jul/15 4.41 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 6.80 Jul/15 6.90 7.90 3.60 percent [+]
Russia 5.30 Jul/15 5.40 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.70 Jul/15 3.90 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 22.37 Jun/15 23.78 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.10 Jul/15 3.10 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 9.30 May/15 9.60 14.80 7.30 percent [+]
United Kingdom 5.60 Jun/15 5.60 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.30 Jul/15 5.30 10.80 2.50 percent [+]