Sri Lanka Unemployed Persons  1990-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The number of unemployed persons in Sri Lanka increased to 352875 in the first quarter of 2017 from 348141 in the fourth quarter of 2016. Unemployed Persons in Sri Lanka averaged 499352.14 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 4.50 4.10 16.60 3.70 percent [+]
Employed Persons 8230207.00 8006700.00 8554179.00 4962105.00 [+]
Unemployed Persons 352875.00 348141.00 953794.00 282648.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 54.70 54.00 54.70 46.90 percent [+]
Wages 8839.35 7556.25 8839.35 3121.95 LKR/Month [+]
Population 21.20 20.96 21.20 9.90 Million [+]
Employment Rate 95.90 95.80 96.30 91.00 percent [+]
Living Wage Family 55614.20 53881.90 55614.20 53881.90 LKR/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 30889.70 30116.00 30889.70 28560.80 LKR/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 51400.00 50000.00 51400.00 49500.00 LKR/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 25000.00 20600.00 25000.00 20600.00 LKR/Month [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 18.50 21.00 38.10 15.40 percent [+]


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 October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
352875.00 348141.00 953794.00 282648.00 1990 - 2017 Quarterly
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unemployed persons by Country

Last
Australia 727.45 Aug/17
Brazil 13.11 Aug/17
Canada 1214.10 Sep/17
China 976.00 Jun/17
Euro Area 14642.00 Aug/17
France 3540.40 Aug/17
Germany 2448.91 Sep/17
India 44.85 Dec/16
Indonesia 7005262.00 Dec/17
Italy 2903.38 Aug/17
Japan 1860.00 Aug/17
Mexico 1870180.00 Jun/17
Netherlands 422.00 Sep/17
Russia 3.79 Aug/17
South Korea 1022.00 Sep/17
Spain 3410.18 Sep/17
Switzerland 142874.70 Aug/17
Turkey 3251.00 Jun/17
United Kingdom 804.10 Sep/17
United States 6801.00 Sep/17