Sri Lanka Unemployed Persons  1990-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The number of unemployed persons in Sri Lanka decreased to 342210 in the fourth quarter of 2017 from 358350 in the third quarter of 2017. Unemployed Persons in Sri Lanka averaged 493793.44 from 1990 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 953794 in the fourth quarter of 1990 and a record low of 282648 in the second quarter of 2012.

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Sri Lanka Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.00 4.20 16.60 3.70 percent [+]
Employed Persons 8299911.00 8163869.00 8554179.00 4962105.00 [+]
Unemployed Persons 342210.00 358350.00 953794.00 282648.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 54.10 53.60 54.70 46.90 percent [+]
Population 21.44 21.20 21.44 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 17.40 18.30 38.10 15.40 percent [+]
Employment Rate 96.00 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 [+]
Minimum Wages 10000.00 10000.00 10000.00 10000.00 LKR/Month [+]


Sri Lanka Unemployed Persons

In Sri Lanka, unemployed persons are individuals who are without a job and actively seeking to work. This page provides - Sri Lanka Unemployed Persons - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Sri Lanka Unemployed Persons - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
342210.00 358350.00 953794.00 282648.00 1990 - 2017 Quarterly
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unemployed persons by Country
Country Last
Australia 714.61 May/18
Brazil 13.41 Apr/18
Canada 1151.60 May/18
China 971.00 Mar/18
Euro Area 13780.00 Apr/18
France 3434.20 Apr/18
Germany 2315.49 May/18
India 44.85 Dec/16
Indonesia 7005262.00 Dec/17
Italy 2912.18 Apr/18
Japan 1720.00 Apr/18
Mexico 1713857.00 Mar/18
Netherlands 355.00 Apr/18
Russia 3.70 Apr/18
South Korea 1114.00 May/18
Spain 3300.96 May/18
Switzerland 109392.00 May/18
Turkey 3210.00 Mar/18
United Kingdom 886.20 May/18
United States 6065.00 May/18


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