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

The number of unemployed persons in Sri Lanka increased to 372135 in the first quarter of 2018 from 342210 in the fourth quarter of 2017. Unemployed Persons in Sri Lanka averaged 492192.67 from 1990 until 2018, 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 4.00 16.60 3.70 percent [+]
Employed Persons 7961358.00 8299911.00 8554179.00 4962105.00 [+]
Unemployed Persons 372135.00 342210.00 953794.00 282648.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 52.00 54.10 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 95.50 96.00 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 August of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
372135.00 342210.00 953794.00 282648.00 1990 - 2018 Quarterly
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unemployed persons by Country
Country Last
Australia 705.98 Jul/18
Brazil 12.97 Jun/18
Canada 1160.40 Jul/18
China 971.00 Mar/18
Euro Area 13473.00 Jun/18
France 3442.70 Jun/18
Germany 2324.75 Jul/18
India 44.85 Dec/16
Indonesia 6871264.00 Dec/18
Italy 2866.14 Jun/18
Japan 1660.00 Jun/18
Mexico 1713857.00 Mar/18
Netherlands 348.00 Jul/18
Russia 3.60 Jul/18
South Korea 1067.00 Jul/18
Spain 3272.91 Jul/18
Switzerland 106052.00 Jul/18
Turkey 3136.00 May/18
United Kingdom 906.10 Jul/18
United States 6280.00 Jul/18


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