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

The number of unemployed persons in Sri Lanka decreased to 358350 in the third quarter of 2017 from 380594 in the second quarter of 2017. Unemployed Persons in Sri Lanka averaged 495841.86 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 4.20 4.50 16.60 3.70 percent [+]
Employed Persons 8163869.00 8138728.00 8554179.00 4962105.00 [+]
Unemployed Persons 358350.00 380594.00 953794.00 282648.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 53.60 53.90 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 18.30 20.00 38.10 15.40 percent [+]
Employment Rate 95.80 95.50 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 February of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
358350.00 380594.00 953794.00 282648.00 1990 - 2017 Quarterly
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unemployed persons by Country
Country Last
Australia 723.80 Jan/18
Brazil 12.31 Dec/17
Canada 1153.40 Jan/18
China 979.00 Sep/17
Euro Area 14034.00 Dec/17
France 3451.40 Dec/17
Germany 2570.31 Jan/18
India 44.85 Dec/16
Indonesia 7005262.00 Dec/17
Italy 2790.89 Dec/17
Japan 1860.00 Dec/17
Mexico 1830793.00 Dec/17
Netherlands 380.00 Jan/18
Russia 3.92 Jan/18
South Korea 1009.00 Jan/18
Spain 3373.60 Jan/18
Switzerland 134419.72 Jan/18
Turkey 3275.00 Nov/17
United Kingdom 823.00 Jan/18
United States 6684.00 Jan/18


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