Unemployment Rate in Guyana increased to 12 percent in 2017 from 11.80 percent in 2016. Unemployment Rate in Guyana averaged 11.89 percent from 1980 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 16.80 percent in 1980 and a record low of 10.30 percent in 2007.

Unemployment Rate in Guyana is expected to be 11.90 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Guyana Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 11.70 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

Guyana Unemployment Rate
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Guyana Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 12.00 11.80 16.80 10.30 percent [+]
Population 0.75 0.74 0.78 0.56 Million [+]

Guyana Unemployment Rate

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

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
12.00 11.80 16.80 10.30 1980 - 2017 percent Yearly

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