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. This page provides - Bahrain Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Bahrain Unemployment Rate - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on October of 2020.

Unemployment Rate in Bahrain is expected to reach 4.30 percent by the end of 2020, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Bahrain Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 4.10 percent in 2021 and 4.00 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Bahrain Unemployment Rate

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

Bahrain Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.90 3.70 16.00 3.10 percent [+]
Employed Persons 620713.00 618095.00 658600.00 255073.00 [+]
Population 1.62 1.57 1.62 0.16 Million [+]
Wages 532.00 544.00 544.00 402.00 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.