Unemployment Rate in Syria decreased to 14.90 percent in 2018 from 15.20 percent in 2017. Unemployment Rate in Syria averaged 10.68 percent from 1991 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 15.20 percent in 1997 and a record low of 2.30 percent in 2000.

Unemployment Rate in Syria is expected to be 23.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Syria Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 15.80 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

Syria Unemployment Rate
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Syria Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 14.90 15.20 15.20 2.30 percent [+]
Population 16.91 17.07 21.36 4.57 Million [+]

Syria Unemployment Rate

In Syria, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Syria Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Syria Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
14.90 15.20 15.20 2.30 1991 - 2018 percent Yearly

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