Iraq Unemployment Rate  1991-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Iraq increased to 16 percent in 2016 from 15.50 percent in 2015. Unemployment Rate in Iraq averaged 17.51 percent from 1991 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 28.10 percent in 2003 and a record low of 15 percent in 2014.

Iraq Unemployment Rate
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Iraq Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 16.00 15.50 28.10 15.00 percent [+]
Population 37.20 36.12 37.20 7.29 Million [+]


Iraq Unemployment Rate

In Iraq, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Iraq Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Iraq Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
16.00 15.50 28.10 15.00 1991 - 2016 percent Yearly




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