Afghanistan Unemployment Rate  1991-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Unemployment Rate in Afghanistan remained unchanged at 8.50 percent in 2016 from 8.50 percent in 2015. Unemployment Rate in Afghanistan averaged 8.48 percent from 1991 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 8.70 percent in 1992 and a record low of 8 percent in 2013.

Afghanistan Unemployment Rate
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Afghanistan Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 8.50 8.50 8.70 8.00 percent [+]
Population 28.60 27.10 28.60 8.77 Million [+]

Afghanistan Unemployment Rate

In Afghanistan, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Afghanistan Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Afghanistan Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
8.50 8.50 8.70 8.00 1991 - 2016 percent Yearly

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