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

The number of unemployed persons in Sri Lanka increased to 380594 in the second quarter of 2017 from 352875 in the first quarter of 2017. Unemployed Persons in Sri Lanka averaged 497725.32 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 8138728.00 8230207.00 8554179.00 4962105.00 [+]
Unemployed Persons 380594.00 352875.00 953794.00 282648.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 53.90 54.70 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 20.00 18.50 38.10 15.40 percent [+]
Employment Rate 95.50 95.90 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 [+]


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 December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
380594.00 352875.00 953794.00 282648.00 1990 - 2017 Quarterly
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unemployed persons by Country
Country Last
Australia 707.72 Nov/17
Brazil 12.74 Oct/17
Canada 1156.50 Nov/17
China 979.00 Sep/17
Euro Area 14242.00 Oct/17
France 3483.60 Oct/17
Germany 2368.41 Nov/17
India 44.85 Dec/16
Indonesia 7005262.00 Dec/17
Italy 2879.00 Oct/17
Japan 1870.00 Oct/17
Mexico 1931269.00 Sep/17
Netherlands 404.00 Oct/17
Russia 3.86 Oct/17
South Korea 1011.00 Nov/17
Spain 3425.67 Nov/17
Switzerland 139556.05 Oct/17
Turkey 3419.00 Sep/17
United Kingdom 817.50 Nov/17
United States 6610.00 Nov/17