Youth Unemployment Rate in Sri Lanka increased to 21.80 percent in the first quarter of 2018 from 17.40 percent in the fourth quarter of 2017. Youth Unemployment Rate in Sri Lanka averaged 24.78 percent from 1992 until 2018, 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 4.60 4.50 16.60 3.70 percent [+]
Employed Persons 7970154.00 7961358.00 8554179.00 4962105.00 [+]
Unemployed Persons 372135.00 342210.00 953794.00 282648.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 51.10 52.00 54.70 46.90 percent [+]
Population 21.44 21.20 21.44 9.87 Million [+]
Wages High Skilled 57500.00 60800.00 60800.00 52900.00 LKR/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 21500.00 23500.00 23500.00 21500.00 LKR/Month [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 21.80 17.40 38.10 15.40 percent [+]
Employment Rate 95.40 95.50 96.30 91.00 percent [+]
Living Wage Family 52100.00 52100.00 52100.00 52100.00 LKR/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 29100.00 29100.00 29100.00 29100.00 LKR/Month [+]
Minimum Wages 10000.00 10000.00 10000.00 10000.00 LKR/Month [+]


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 November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
21.80 17.40 38.10 15.40 1992 - 2018 percent Quarterly




Country Last
South Africa 52.80 Sep/18
Spain 34.30 Sep/18
Italy 31.60 Sep/18
Turkey 20.80 Aug/18
France 20.40 Sep/18
Euro Area 16.80 Sep/18
India 12.90 Dec/13
Australia 11.30 Oct/18
Canada 11.00 Oct/18
United Kingdom 11.00 Jul/18
South Korea 9.00 Sep/18
United States 8.30 Oct/18
Netherlands 7.50 Sep/18
Germany 6.30 Sep/18
Japan 3.40 Sep/18
Switzerland 2.40 Oct/18


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