Yemen Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Yemen increased to 29 percent in 2011 from 14.60 percent in 2010. Unemployment Rate in Yemen is reported by the Central Statistics Office, Yemen. From 1999 until 2011, Yemen Unemployment Rate averaged 16.7 Percent reaching an all time high of 29.0 Percent in December of 2011 and a record low of 13.7 Percent in December of 1999. In Yemen, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Yemen Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-17

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
29.00 17.80 29.00 13.70 30.80 | 2012/12 1999 - 2011 Percent Yearly

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Yemen Unemployment Rate
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Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Population 23.85 2012-12-31 23.30 23.85 5.10 24.41 2013-12-31 Million [+]
Unemployment Rate 29.00 2011-12-31 17.80 29.00 13.70 30.80 2012-12-31 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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Yemen Balance of Trade at -2904.00 USD Million  
Yemen recorded a trade deficit of 2904 USD Million in 2013. Balance of Trade in Yemen is reported by the Central Bank of Yemen.
Yemen Current Account at -1474.30 USD Million  
Yemen recorded a Current Account deficit of 1474.30 USD Million in 2013. Current Account in Yemen is reported by the Central Bank of Yemen.
Yemen Exports at 8534.64 USD Million  
Exports in Yemen decreased to 8534.64 USD Million in 2012 from 9671.31 USD Million in 2011. Exports in Yemen is reported by the Central Statistics Office, Yemen.
Yemen Imports at 14016.58 USD Million  
Imports in Yemen increased to 14016.58 USD Million in 2012 from 10311.77 USD Million in 2011. Imports in Yemen is reported by the Central Statistics Office, Yemen.
Yemen Consumer Spending at 12462188144.00 USD  
Consumer Spending in Yemen increased to 12462188144 USD in 2012 from 12069090739 USD in 2011. Consumer Spending in Yemen is reported by the SESRIC.
Yemen Core Consumer Prices at 166.62 Index Points  
Core Consumer Prices in Yemen decreased to 166.62 Index Points in January of 2014 from 166.95 Index Points in December of 2013. Core Consumer Prices in Yemen is reported by the Central Bank of Yemen.
Yemen GDP Constant Prices at 4022860000.00 YER THO  
GDP Constant Prices in Yemen increased to 4022860000 YER THO in 2012 from 3943240000 YER THO in 2011. GDP Constant Prices in Yemen is reported by the SESRIC.
Yemen Government Spending at 548620000.00 YER THO  
Government Spending in Yemen increased to 548620000 YER THO in 2012 from 529716000 YER THO in 2011. Government Spending in Yemen is reported by the SESRIC.
Yemen Gross National Product at 6784190000.00 YER THO  
Gross National Product in Yemen increased to 6784190000 YER THO in 2012 from 6237960000 YER THO in 2011. Gross National Product in Yemen is reported by the SESRIC.
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