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

The number of unemployed persons in Sri Lanka decreased to 348141 in the fourth quarter of 2016 from 376180 in the third quarter of 2016. Unemployed Persons in Sri Lanka averaged 501415.20 from 1990 until 2016, 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 11.30 3.70 percent [+]
Employed Persons 8006700.00 7999821.00 8554179.00 4962105.00 [+]
Unemployed Persons 348141.00 376180.00 953794.00 282648.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 54.00 53.80 54.30 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 95.80 95.50 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 21.00 21.60 21.70 15.40 percent [+]


Sri Lanka Unemployed Persons Notes

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 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
348141.00 376180.00 953794.00 282648.00 1990 - 2016 Quarterly
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unemployed persons by Country

Last
Australia 711.91 May/17
Brazil 14.05 Apr/17
Canada 1288.90 May/17
China 976.00 Mar/17
Euro Area 14930.00 Apr/17
France 3494.10 May/17
Germany 2497.72 May/17
India 48.26 Dec/14
Indonesia 7024172.00 Dec/16
Italy 2879.83 Apr/17
Japan 1860.00 Apr/17
Mexico 1821825.00 Mar/17
Netherlands 456.00 May/17
Russia 3.90 May/17
South Korea 999.00 May/17
Spain 3487.01 May/17
Switzerland 146008.73 Apr/17
Turkey 3642.00 Mar/17
United Kingdom 802.60 May/17
United States 6861.00 May/17