Sri Lanka Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) Statistics

13, Dec 2019, EST.

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Country or Region: Sri Lanka › Change country
Economic Indicator: Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) › See all Sri Lanka indicators, › See Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) data for all countries
Detailed Analysis for Year: 2015 › Change year
Full Dataset: from 1980 to 2019
Dataset updated: 17th March 2015
Data Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF)
National or Regional Currency: Sri Lankan Rupee
Currency Symbol: LKR

Source: National Statistics Office. Department of Census and Statistics Latest actual data: 2014 Primary domestic currency: Sri Lanka rupee Data last updated: 03/2016

Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) Statistics for Sri Lanka , Year 2015 - In Detail

Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Sri Lanka in year 2015 is 4 %.

This makes Sri Lanka No. 89 in world rankings according to Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) in year 2015. The world's average Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) value is 4.44 %; Sri Lanka is 0.44 less than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Sri Lanka was 4.00 % Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Sri Lanka in 2015 was or will be 0.00% more than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Sri Lanka was or will be 4.00 %, which is 0.00% more than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Sri Lanka, in other Years
Year %
  2021 4
  2020 4
  2019 4
  2018 4
  2017 4
  2016 4
2015 4
  2014 4
  2013 4
  2012 4
  2011 4.1
  2010 5
  2009 5.9
  2008 6
  2007 6.2
  2006 6.6
  2005 7.7
  2004 8.3
  2003 8.4
  2002 8.8
  2001 7.9
  2000 7.573
  1999 8.857
  1998 9.174
  1997 10.501
  1996 11.294
  1995 12.267
  1994 13.127
  1993 13.777
  1992 14.566
  1991 14.665
  1990 15.897
  1989 n/a
  1988 n/a
  1987 n/a
  1986 n/a
  1985 n/a
  1984 n/a
  1983 n/a
  1982 n/a
  1981 n/a
  1980 n/a