Unemployment Rate in Papua New Guinea remained unchanged at 2.40 percent in 2018 from 2.40 percent in 2017. Unemployment Rate in Papua New Guinea averaged 2.58 percent from 1991 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 2.90 percent in 2000 and a record low of 2.40 percent in 2007.

Papua New Guinea Unemployment Rate
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Papua New Guinea Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 2.40 2.40 2.90 2.40 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 140.80 140.80 140.80 22.96 PGK/Week [+]
Population 8.61 8.44 8.61 2.26 Million [+]

Papua New Guinea Unemployment Rate

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

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.40 2.40 2.90 2.40 1991 - 2018 percent Yearly

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