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Country or Region:
Bahamas (The Bahamas) ›
Economic Indicator: Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) › See all Bahamas indicators, › See Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) data for all countries
Detailed Analysis for Year: 2013 › Change year
Full Dataset: from 1980 to 2018
Dataset updated: 6th May 2013
Data Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF)
National or Regional Currency: Bahamian Dollar
Currency Symbol: BSD
Source: National Statistical Office Latest actual data: 2009 Employment type: National definition Primary domestic currency: Bahamian dollars Data last updated: 02/2013
Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Bahamas in year 2013 is 9.5 %.
This makes Bahamas No. 34 in world rankings according to Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) in year 2013. The world's average Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) value is 4.70 %; Bahamas is 4.80 more than the average.
In the previous year, 2012, Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Bahamas was 11.00 % Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Bahamas in 2013 was or will be 13.64% less than it was or will be in 2012.
In the following or forecasted year, 2014, Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Bahamas was or will be 9.00 %, which is 5.26% less than the 2013 figure.