Unemployment Rate in Belize increased to 9 percent in 2017 from 8 percent in 2016. Unemployment Rate in Belize averaged 11.56 percent from 1993 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 23.30 percent in 2010 and a record low of 8 percent in 2016.

Unemployment Rate in Belize is expected to be 6.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Belize Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 12.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

Belize Unemployment Rate
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Belize Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 9.00 8.00 23.30 8.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 150.10 146.90 150.10 62.10 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 16.14 16.06 24.39 10.17 Thousand [+]
Population 0.39 0.38 0.39 0.21 Million [+]

Belize Unemployment Rate

In Belize, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labor force. This page provides - Belize Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Belize Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
9.00 8.00 23.30 8.00 1993 - 2017 percent Yearly

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