Unemployment Rate in Bahrain increased to 3.90 percent in 2018 from 3.70 percent in 2017. Unemployment Rate in Bahrain averaged 4.09 percent from 2006 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 16 percent in 2006 and a record low of 3.10 percent in 2015.

Unemployment Rate in Bahrain is expected to be 3.90 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Bahrain Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 3.80 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

Bahrain Unemployment Rate
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Bahrain Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.90 3.70 16.00 3.10 percent [+]
Employed Persons 625119.00 628938.00 658600.00 255073.00 [+]
Population 1.57 1.49 1.57 0.16 Million [+]
Wages 538.00 538.00 538.00 402.00 BHD/Month [+]

Bahrain Unemployment Rate

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

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.90 3.70 16.00 3.10 2006 - 2018 percent Yearly

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