Zambia Unemployment Rate  1986-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Zambia decreased to 7.53 percent in 2016 from 7.63 percent in 2015. Unemployment Rate in Zambia averaged 13.02 percent from 1986 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 19.70 percent in 1993 and a record low of 7.53 percent in 2016.

Zambia Unemployment Rate
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Zambia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 7.53 7.63 19.70 7.53 percent [+]
Population 16.59 16.10 16.59 3.04 million [+]
Wages High Skilled 8810.00 8750.00 8970.00 8680.00 ZMK/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1760.00 1300.00 1860.00 1300.00 ZMK/Month [+]
Living Wage Family 4090.00 4090.00 4090.00 4090.00 ZMK/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 2230.00 2230.00 2230.00 2230.00 ZMK/Month [+]


Zambia Unemployment Rate

In Zambia, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Zambia Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Zambia Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7.53 7.63 19.70 7.53 1986 - 2016 percent Yearly




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