Zambia Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Zambia decreased to 15 percent in 2008 from 15.90 percent in 2005. Unemployment Rate in Zambia averaged 15.01 percent from 1986 until 2008, reaching an all time high of 19.70 percent in 1993 and a record low of 12 percent in 1998. Unemployment Rate in Zambia is reported by the Ministry of Labour & Social Security, Zambia.

   
 
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Zambia Unemployment Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
15.00 15.90 19.70 12.00 1986 - 2008 percent Yearly
In Zambia, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Zambia Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.

Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 15.00 15.90 19.70 12.00 percent [+]
Population 14.58 14.15 14.58 3.08 million [+]





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