World Economic Outlook Database, October 2014

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CountrySubject DescriptorUnitsScaleCountry/Series-specific Notes20122013201420152016201720182019
Antigua and BarbudaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force          
ArgentinaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2012
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Argentine peso
Data last updated: 09/20147.2007.0758.8299.0039.1939.39310.03510.280
The BahamasUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2013
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Bahamian dollar
Data last updated: 07/201414.69016.18416.35315.89215.34014.94014.59614.315
BarbadosUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2013
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Barbados dollar
Data last updated: 07/201411.60011.72515.24115.08814.59414.02913.35512.601
BelizeUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2013. Data for 2010 and 2011 are staff estimates because there was no labor force survey conducted for those years.
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Belize dollar
Data last updated: 09/201416.14914.09414.09413.67313.25012.82412.39711.968
BoliviaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2012
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Bolivian boliviano
Data last updated: 09/20146.4266.3536.2806.2096.1386.0685.9995.930
BrazilUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2013
Primary domestic currency: Brazilian real
Data last updated: 09/20145.4835.3835.5006.0595.9325.6955.5265.500
ChileUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2013
Employment type: Harmonized OECD definition
Primary domestic currency: Chilean peso
Data last updated: 09/20146.4325.9326.6267.0006.8006.4006.4006.400
ColombiaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2013
Primary domestic currency: Colombian peso
Data last updated: 09/201410.3839.6509.3009.0009.0009.0009.0009.000
Costa RicaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2013. Data as of July for each year
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Costa Rican colón
Data last updated: 09/20147.7698.1358.2018.3118.2248.1007.9167.634
DominicaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force          
Dominican RepublicUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2013
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Dominican peso
Data last updated: 09/20146.4457.0196.3695.9695.9695.9695.9695.969
EcuadorUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: Source: INEC and Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2013
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: U.S. dollar
Data last updated: 09/20144.9284.7355.0005.0005.0005.0005.0005.000
El SalvadorUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: Haver Analytics
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency: U.S. dollar
Data last updated: 09/20145.5975.6995.6875.6375.6375.5375.5375.537
GrenadaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force          
GuatemalaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force          
GuyanaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force          
HaitiUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force          
HondurasUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2001. Last population census
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Honduran lempira
Data last updated: 09/20144.4004.4004.5004.5004.5004.5004.5004.500
JamaicaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: IFS - International Finance Statistics. National Statistics Office if data is not yet available in IFS.
Latest actual data: 2013
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Jamaica dollar
Data last updated: 09/201413.92515.27515.27515.27515.27515.27515.27515.275
MexicoUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: Haver Analytics
Latest actual data: 2013
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Mexican peso
Data last updated: 09/20144.9574.9194.7504.5004.2504.0004.0004.000
NicaraguaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2013. BCN published unemployment rate in the 2010 Statistical Yearbook: http://www.bcn.gob.ni/estadisticas/
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Nicaraguan córdoba
Data last updated: 09/20145.9125.9045.9045.9045.9045.9045.9045.904
PanamaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2013
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: U.S. dollar
Data last updated: 09/20144.2484.3194.3194.3194.3194.3194.3194.319
ParaguayUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2013
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Paraguayan guaraní
Data last updated: 08/20145.8005.4005.5005.5005.5005.5005.5005.500
PeruUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2013
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Peruvian nuevo sol
Data last updated: 09/20146.7987.5196.0006.0006.0006.0006.0006.000
St. Kitts and NevisUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force          
St. LuciaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force          
St. Vincent and the GrenadinesUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force          
SurinameUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2011
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Surinamese dollar
Data last updated: 09/20148.5008.5008.9288.9288.9288.9288.9288.928
Trinidad and TobagoUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2012
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Trinidad and Tobago dollar
Data last updated: 07/20144.8003.7005.0005.0005.0005.0005.0005.000
UruguayUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2012. As of February 2014
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Uruguayan peso
Data last updated: 09/20146.3336.6006.8106.8536.9517.0947.2037.213
VenezuelaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2011
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Venezuelan bolívar fuerte
Data last updated: 09/20147.8237.4707.99010.37612.21513.74315.05417.632
Notes
  Country/Series-specific Notes  
  Argentina: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2012
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Argentine peso
Data last updated: 09/2014


The Bahamas: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2013
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Bahamian dollar
Data last updated: 07/2014


Barbados: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2013
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Barbados dollar
Data last updated: 07/2014


Belize: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2013. Data for 2010 and 2011 are staff estimates because there was no labor force survey conducted for those years.
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Belize dollar
Data last updated: 09/2014


Bolivia: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2012
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Bolivian boliviano
Data last updated: 09/2014


Brazil: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2013
Primary domestic currency: Brazilian real
Data last updated: 09/2014


Chile: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2013
Employment type: Harmonized OECD definition
Primary domestic currency: Chilean peso
Data last updated: 09/2014


Colombia: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2013
Primary domestic currency: Colombian peso
Data last updated: 09/2014


Costa Rica: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2013. Data as of July for each year
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Costa Rican colón
Data last updated: 09/2014


Dominican Republic: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2013
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Dominican peso
Data last updated: 09/2014


Ecuador: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: Source: INEC and Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2013
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: U.S. dollar
Data last updated: 09/2014


El Salvador: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: Haver Analytics
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency: U.S. dollar
Data last updated: 09/2014


Honduras: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2001. Last population census
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Honduran lempira
Data last updated: 09/2014


Jamaica: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: IFS - International Finance Statistics. National Statistics Office if data is not yet available in IFS.
Latest actual data: 2013
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Jamaica dollar
Data last updated: 09/2014


Mexico: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: Haver Analytics
Latest actual data: 2013
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Mexican peso
Data last updated: 09/2014


Nicaragua: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2013. BCN published unemployment rate in the 2010 Statistical Yearbook: http://www.bcn.gob.ni/estadisticas/
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Nicaraguan córdoba
Data last updated: 09/2014


Panama: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2013
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: U.S. dollar
Data last updated: 09/2014


Paraguay: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2013
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Paraguayan guaraní
Data last updated: 08/2014


Peru: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2013
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Peruvian nuevo sol
Data last updated: 09/2014


Suriname: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2011
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Surinamese dollar
Data last updated: 09/2014


Trinidad and Tobago: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2012
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Trinidad and Tobago dollar
Data last updated: 07/2014


Uruguay: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2012. As of February 2014
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Uruguayan peso
Data last updated: 09/2014


Venezuela: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2011
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Venezuelan bolívar fuerte
Data last updated: 09/2014


 
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