Zimbabwe Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Zimbabwe increased to 10.70 percent in 2011 from 4.20 percent in 2004. Unemployment Rate in Zimbabwe is reported by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe. From 1982 until 2011, Zimbabwe Unemployment Rate averaged 7.3 percent reaching an all time high of 10.8 percent in December of 1982 and a record low of 4.2 percent in December of 2004. In Zimbabwe, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Zimbabwe Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-21

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
10.70 4.20 10.80 4.20 10.80 | 2012/12 1982 - 2011 percent Yearly

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Zimbabwe Unemployment Rate
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Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Population 12.97 2012-12-31 12.75 12.97 3.75 13.22 2013-12-31 million [+]
Unemployment Rate 10.70 2011-12-31 4.20 10.80 4.20 10.80 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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Zimbabwe recorded a Current Account deficit of 1256.40 USD Million in 2011. Current Account in Zimbabwe is reported by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe.
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Zimbabwe recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 4 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Government Budget in Zimbabwe is reported by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe.
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The Personal Income Tax Rate in Zimbabwe stands at 46.40 percent. Personal Income Tax Rate in Zimbabwe is reported by the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority.
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The Gross Domestic Product per capita in Zimbabwe was last recorded at 428.54 US dollars in 2012. The GDP per Capita in Zimbabwe is equivalent to 3 percent of the worlds average. GDP per capita in Zimbabwe is reported by the World Bank.
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The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Zimbabwe was worth 10.80 billion US dollars in 2012. The GDP value of Zimbabwe represents 0.02 percent of the world economy. GDP in Zimbabwe is reported by the World Bank.
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The total population in Zimbabwe was last recorded at 13.0 million people in 2012 from 3.8 million in 1960, changing 246 percent during the last 50 years. Population in Zimbabwe is reported by the ZIMSTAT.
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