Vietnam Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Vietnam decreased to 2.22 percent in the first nine months of 2013 from 2.28 percent in the first half of 2013. Unemployment Rate in Vietnam is reported by the General Statistics Office of Vietnam. From 1998 until 2013, Vietnam Unemployment Rate averaged 2.5 Percent reaching an all time high of 4.5 Percent in December of 1998 and a record low of 1.8 Percent in December of 2012. In Vietnam, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Vietnam Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-25

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
2.22 2.28 4.50 1.81 2.50 | 2014/06 1998 - 2013 Percent Quarterly

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Vietnam Unemployment Rate
LIST BY COUNTRY

Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Employed Persons 51.71 2012-12-31 50.40 51.71 23.50 53.77 2014-06-30 Million [+]
Population 88.78 2012-12-31 87.84 88.78 34.74 90.21 2014-06-30 Million [+]
Unemployed Persons 0.90 2012-12-31 1.00 2.30 0.80 0.62 2014-06-30 Million [+]
Unemployment Rate 2.22 2013-09-30 2.28 4.50 1.81 2.50 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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Vietnam Retail Sales YoY at 10.10 Percent  
Retail Sales in Vietnam increased 10.10 percent in March of 2014 over the same month in the previous year. Retail Sales Yoy in Vietnam is reported by the General Statistics Office of Vietnam.
Vietnam Car Sales at 9295.00 Cars  
Car Registrations in Vietnam increased to 9295 Cars in November of 2013 from 8720 Cars in October of 2013. Car Registrations in Vietnam is reported by the Vietnam Automobile Manufacturers Association.
Vietnam Changes in Inventories at 98822.63 VND Billion  
Changes in Inventories in Vietnam increased to 98822.63 VND Billion in 2012 from 81538.12 VND Billion in 2011. Changes in Inventories in Vietnam is reported by the General Statistics Office of Vietnam.
Vietnam Consumer Price Index (CPI) at 156.95 Index Points  
Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Vietnam decreased to 156.95 Index Points in March of 2014 from 157.64 Index Points in February of 2014. Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Vietnam is reported by the General Statistics Office of Vietnam.
Vietnam Consumer Spending at 2093260.97 VND Billion  
Consumer Spending in Vietnam increased to 2093260.97 VND Billion in 2012 from 1844377 VND Billion in 2011. Consumer Spending in Vietnam is reported by the General Statistics Office of Vietnam.
Vietnam Current Account at 9061.00 USD Million  
Vietnam recorded a Current Account surplus of 9061 USD Million in 2012. Current Account in Vietnam is reported by the Asian Development Bank.
Vietnam Export Prices at 99.50 Index Points  
Export Prices in Vietnam decreased to 99.50 Index Points in 2012 from 119.60 Index Points in 2011. Export Prices in Vietnam is reported by the General Statistics Office of Vietnam.
Vietnam Foreign Direct Investment at 2515.00 USD Million  
Foreign Direct Investment in Vietnam increased to 2515 USD Million in the second quarter of 2013 from 1931 USD Million in the first quarter of 2013. Foreign Direct Investment in Vietnam is reported by the The State Bank of Vietnam.
Vietnam GDP Deflator at 134.51 Index Points  
GDP Deflator in Vietnam increased to 134.51 Index Points in 2012 from 121.26 Index Points in 2011. GDP Deflator in Vietnam is reported by the General Statistics Office of Vietnam.
Vietnam Government Budget Value at -129537.00 VND Billion  
Vietnam recorded a government budget deficit of 129537 VND Billion in the second quarter of 2012. Government Budget Value in Vietnam is reported by the Asian Development Bank.
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