The number of unemployed persons in Sri Lanka decreased to 432463 in the second quarter of 2021 from 491587 in the first quarter of 2021. source: Department of Census and Statistics - Sri Lanka

Unemployed Persons in Sri Lanka averaged 482744.44 from 1990 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 953794 in the fourth quarter of 1990 and a record low of 282648 in the second quarter of 2012. This page provides - Sri Lanka Unemployed Persons - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Sri Lanka Unemployed Persons - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on June of 2022.

Unemployed Persons in Sri Lanka is expected to be 420000.00 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Sri Lanka Unemployed Persons is projected to trend around 375000.00 in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Sri Lanka Unemployed Persons

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 4.60 5.20 percent Dec 2021
Employed Persons 8146367.00 8043868.00 Dec 2021
Unemployed Persons 432463.00 491587.00 Jun 2021
Population 21.92 21.90 Million Dec 2020
Youth Unemployment Rate 23.80 24.20 percent Dec 2021

Sri Lanka Unemployed Persons
In Sri Lanka, unemployed persons are individuals who are without a job and actively seeking to work.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
432463.00 491587.00 953794.00 282648.00 1990 - 2021 Quarterly
Volume, NSA