Panama Unemployment Rate  1963-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Panama increased to 5.60 percent in 2016 from 5.20 percent in 2015. Unemployment Rate in Panama averaged 9.46 percent from 1963 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 16.30 percent in 1988 and a record low of 4.20 percent in 2012.

Panama Unemployment Rate
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Panama Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.60 5.20 16.30 4.20 percent [+]
Population 4.03 3.98 4.03 1.13 Million [+]
Wages 1238.00 1115.00 1238.00 198.00 PAB/Month [+]


Panama Unemployment Rate

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

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.60 5.20 16.30 4.20 1963 - 2016 percent Yearly




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Euro Area 8.90 Sep/17
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