Sri Lanka Youth Unemployment Rate  1992-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Youth Unemployment Rate in Sri Lanka decreased to 18.50 percent in the first quarter of 2017 from 21 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016. Youth Unemployment Rate in Sri Lanka averaged 25.01 percent from 1992 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 38.10 percent in the first quarter of 1994 and a record low of 15.40 percent in the fourth quarter of 2015.

Sri Lanka Youth Unemployment Rate
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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 [+]
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 Youth Unemployment Rate

This page provides - Sri Lanka Youth Unemployment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Sri Lanka Youth Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
18.50 21.00 38.10 15.40 1992 - 2017 percent Quarterly




youth unemployment rate by Country

Last
Spain 38.70 Aug/17
Italy 35.50 Jul/17
France 23.00 Aug/17
Turkey 19.80 May/17
Euro Area 18.90 Aug/17
India 12.90 Dec/13
Australia 12.60 Sep/17
United Kingdom 11.80 Jul/17
Canada 10.30 Sep/17
South Korea 9.40 Sep/17
United States 9.10 Sep/17
Netherlands 8.50 Sep/17
Germany 6.40 Aug/17
Japan 4.80 Aug/17