Unemployment Rate in Suriname increased to 9.70 percent in 2016 from 7.20 percent in 2015. Unemployment Rate in Suriname averaged 10.30 percent from 1990 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 17 percent in 1992 and a record low of 5.50 percent in 2014.

Suriname Unemployment Rate
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Suriname Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 9.70 7.20 17.00 5.50 percent [+]
Population 0.56 0.56 0.56 0.29 Million [+]

Suriname Unemployment Rate

In Suriname, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force in Paramaribo and Wanica regions. This page provides - Suriname Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Suriname Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
9.70 7.20 17.00 5.50 1990 - 2016 percent Yearly

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