Pakistan Unemployment Rate  1985-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Pakistan remained unchanged at 5.90 percent in 2016 from 5.90 percent in 2015. Unemployment Rate in Pakistan averaged 5.47 percent from 1985 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 7.80 percent in 2002 and a record low of 3.10 percent in 1987.

Pakistan Unemployment Rate
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Pakistan Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.90 5.90 7.80 3.10 percent [+]
Unemployed Persons 3620.00 3580.00 3730.00 903.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 57420.00 56520.00 57420.00 26961.00 Thousand [+]
Population 207.77 189.87 207.77 45.85 Million [+]
Living Wage Family 28800.00 29000.00 29000.00 27500.00 PKR/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 14400.00 14500.00 14500.00 13300.00 PKR/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 49800.00 41100.00 49800.00 41100.00 PKR/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 20700.00 17000.00 30700.00 17000.00 PKR/Month [+]


Pakistan Unemployment Rate

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

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.90 5.90 7.80 3.10 1985 - 2016 percent Yearly




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