Sri Lanka Employment Rate  2004-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Employment Rate in Sri Lanka increased to 95.90 percent in the first quarter of 2017 from 95.80 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016. Employment Rate in Sri Lanka averaged 94.79 percent from 2004 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 96.30 percent in the third quarter of 2011 and a record low of 91 percent in the second quarter of 2004.

Sri Lanka Employment Rate
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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 352875.00 348141.00 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 18.50 21.00 38.10 15.40 percent [+]
Employment Rate 95.90 95.80 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 Employment Rate

This page provides - Sri Lanka Employment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Sri Lanka Employment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
95.90 95.80 96.30 91.00 2004 - 2017 percent Quarterly




employment rate by Country
Country Last
Mexico 96.40 Sep/17
Switzerland 79.80 Jun/17
Netherlands 75.70 Jun/17
United Kingdom 75.10 Jul/17
Germany 74.80 Jun/17
Russia 66.10 Sep/17
France 65.30 Jun/17
Spain 62.80 Sep/17
Australia 61.60 Sep/17
Canada 61.60 Oct/17
South Korea 61.30 Sep/17
United States 60.20 Oct/17
Japan 59.40 Sep/17
Italy 58.10 Sep/17
Brazil 54.10 Sep/17
Turkey 46.90 Jul/17