Unemployment Rate in Sierra Leone decreased to 4.50 percent in 2017 from 4.60 percent in 2016. Unemployment Rate in Sierra Leone averaged 3.82 percent from 1991 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 4.70 percent in 2014 and a record low of 3.40 percent in 1992.

Sierra Leone Unemployment Rate
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Sierra Leone Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.50 4.60 4.70 3.40 percent [+]
Population 7.60 7.40 7.60 2.30 Million [+]

Sierra Leone Unemployment Rate

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

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.50 4.60 4.70 3.40 1991 - 2017 percent Yearly

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Spain 14.70 Mar/19
Turkey 13.00 Apr/19
Brazil 12.30 May/19
Argentina 10.10 Mar/19
Italy 9.90 May/19
France 8.70 Mar/19
Euro Area 7.50 May/19
India 6.00 Dec/18
Saudi Arabia 5.70 Mar/19
Canada 5.50 Jun/19
Australia 5.20 Jun/19
Indonesia 5.01 Mar/19
Russia 4.40 Jun/19
South Korea 4.00 Jun/19
United Kingdom 3.80 May/19
United States 3.70 Jun/19
China 3.67 Mar/19
Mexico 3.50 May/19
Netherlands 3.40 Jun/19
Germany 3.10 May/19
Japan 2.40 May/19
Singapore 2.20 Mar/19
Switzerland 2.10 Jun/19