Kuwait Unemployment Rate  1983-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Kuwait increased to 2.40 percent in 2016 from 2.20 percent in 2015. Unemployment Rate in Kuwait averaged 1.56 percent from 1983 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 3.60 percent in 2011 and a record low of 0.50 percent in 1990.

Kuwait Unemployment Rate
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Kuwait Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 2.40 2.20 3.60 0.50 percent [+]
Population 4.40 4.20 4.40 0.26 Million [+]

Kuwait Unemployment Rate

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

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.40 2.20 3.60 0.50 1983 - 2016 percent Yearly

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France 9.50 Jun/17
Euro Area 9.10 Aug/17
Canada 6.20 Sep/17
Australia 5.60 Aug/17
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India 4.90 Dec/13
Russia 4.90 Aug/17
Netherlands 4.70 Aug/17
United Kingdom 4.30 Jul/17
United States 4.20 Sep/17
China 3.95 Jun/17
South Korea 3.70 Sep/17
Germany 3.60 Aug/17
Mexico 3.50 Aug/17
Switzerland 3.00 Sep/17
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