Sri Lanka Employed Persons  1990-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The number of employed persons in Sri Lanka decreased to 8138728 in the second quarter of 2017 from 8230207 in the first quarter of 2017. Employed Persons in Sri Lanka averaged 7068191.51 from 1990 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 8554179 in the third quarter of 2015 and a record low of 4962105 in the fourth quarter of 1992.

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Sri Lanka Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.50 4.10 16.60 3.70 percent [+]
Employed Persons 8138728.00 8230207.00 8554179.00 4962105.00 [+]
Unemployed Persons 380594.00 352875.00 953794.00 282648.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 53.90 54.70 54.70 46.90 percent [+]
Population 21.20 20.96 21.20 9.90 Million [+]
Wages High Skilled 60700.00 56800.00 60700.00 52500.00 LKR/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 24500.00 22800.00 24500.00 22800.00 LKR/Month [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 20.00 18.50 38.10 15.40 percent [+]
Employment Rate 95.50 95.90 96.30 91.00 percent [+]
Living Wage Family 42700.00 42700.00 42700.00 42700.00 LKR/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 25100.00 25100.00 25100.00 25100.00 LKR/Month [+]


Sri Lanka Employed Persons

In Sri Lanka, employed persons are individuals with a minimum required age who work during a certain time for a business. This page provides - Sri Lanka Employed Persons - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Sri Lanka Employed Persons - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
8138728.00 8230207.00 8554179.00 4962105.00 1990 - 2017 Quarterly
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employed persons by Country
Country Last
Australia 12402.96 Nov/17
Brazil 91.55 Oct/17
Canada 18568.90 Nov/17
China 77603.00 Dec/16
Euro Area 156.28 Sep/17
France 27950.40 Sep/17
Germany 44347.00 Oct/17
India 29650.00 Dec/12
Indonesia 124538849.00 Dec/17
Italy 23082.00 Oct/17
Japan 65440.00 Oct/17
Mexico 52438646.00 Sep/17
Netherlands 8636.00 Oct/17
Russia 72.50 Oct/17
South Korea 26629.00 Nov/17
Spain 19049.20 Sep/17
Switzerland 5025.00 Sep/17
Turkey 28797.00 Sep/17
United Kingdom 30904.00 Sep/17
United States 153918.00 Nov/17