World Economic Outlook Database, April 2017

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CountrySubject DescriptorUnitsScaleCountry/Series-specific Notes2016201720182019202020212022
AfghanistanUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
AfghanistanGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).8.2717.6176.7356.0075.8296.4137.445
AlbaniaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Albanian lek
Data last updated: 03/201716.10015.85015.60015.35015.10014.85014.600
AlbaniaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).71.53668.63964.78660.44456.65153.40450.098
AlgeriaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Algerian dinar
Data last updated: 04/201710.49811.69213.23514.52115.63616.55217.442
AlgeriaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).20.35617.30117.79817.56516.40214.87813.463
AngolaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
AngolaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).71.88361.27262.42462.85063.05663.18661.848
Antigua and BarbudaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
Antigua and BarbudaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).92.68690.14887.14184.38381.79479.45276.465
ArgentinaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Notes: Argentina's authorities discontinued the publication of labor market data in December 2015 and released new series starting in the second quarter of 2016.
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Argentine peso
Data last updated: 03/20178.4677.3677.2827.1676.9436.6606.086
ArgentinaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).51.26949.44249.24147.66946.36845.28544.782
ArmeniaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: ILO
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Armenian dram
Data last updated: 03/201718.79018.90618.86218.56118.23518.34918.249
ArmeniaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).51.81353.09554.32953.96752.58551.90250.998
AustraliaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office. Australian Bureau of Statistics (via Haver Analytics)
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition. Data refer to calendar years
Primary domestic currency: Australian dollar
Data last updated: 03/20175.7335.2265.0924.9704.8824.7944.778
AustraliaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).41.09142.90342.71541.60939.89338.28236.634
AustriaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Euro
Data last updated: 03/20176.1085.9405.9005.9005.9005.9005.900
AustriaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).83.87181.18378.32175.58873.27571.42969.796
AzerbaijanUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Azerbaijan manat
Data last updated: 03/20176.0486.0486.0486.0486.0486.0486.048
AzerbaijanGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).37.67333.07230.75728.97928.05627.82528.868
The BahamasUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Bahamian dollar
Data last updated: 02/201712.15012.64112.14011.99811.87211.75811.716
The BahamasGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).66.91769.29869.62669.17668.68868.44468.508
BahrainUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: Other
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Bahrain dinar
Data last updated: 03/2017n/an/an/an/an/an/an/a
BahrainGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).82.11988.55796.185104.523112.280119.653127.298
BangladeshUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
BangladeshGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).33.08233.67733.87134.02133.84133.44932.969
BarbadosUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Barbados dollar
Data last updated: 03/20179.8679.4928.9858.7758.6618.5478.433
BarbadosGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).107.886107.422108.712110.995113.822116.711119.695
BelarusUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office. Formally, the National Statistical Committee of the Republic of Belarus
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Belarusian rubel
Data last updated: 03/20171.0181.0181.0181.0181.0181.0181.018
BelarusGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).52.28258.03463.12965.59266.86862.36760.371
BelgiumUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Euro
Data last updated: 03/20177.9757.7567.6137.4497.4187.2677.314
BelgiumGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).105.529104.280103.267102.287101.368100.34499.361
BelizeUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2014. 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: 03/201711.0649.70010.94412.94013.78614.62415.453
BelizeGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).98.55789.84587.03284.77382.44880.51478.993
BeninUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
BeninGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).50.30055.59656.10954.31751.06747.20742.800
BhutanUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2015/16
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Bhutanese ngultrum
Data last updated: 03/20173.2003.2003.2003.2003.2003.2003.200
BhutanGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).110.236112.865106.07094.85287.78281.24870.137
BoliviaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2013
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Bolivian boliviano
Data last updated: 03/20174.0004.0004.0004.0004.0004.0004.000
BoliviaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).42.10442.39043.25344.57046.13447.21748.293
Bosnia and HerzegovinaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office. Total population figures are obtained from the CBBH for the period 96-05. Estimates for 06-16 are obtained applying the growth rates published by the International Labour Organization.
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Convertible marka
Data last updated: 03/201725.40025.20025.10025.00024.50024.00023.500
Bosnia and HerzegovinaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).44.36842.49341.05339.60137.27535.87035.334
BotswanaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
BotswanaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).13.88613.32611.09210.3858.6276.9925.739
BrazilUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016. Employment rate (from survey) times official population estimates  the National Statistical Office (IBGE)
Primary domestic currency: Brazilian real
Data last updated: 03/201711.26712.14511.63110.85510.25910.02410.000
BrazilGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).78.31681.15782.70883.08684.00486.36187.819
Brunei DarussalamUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office. Department of Economic Planning and Development, Prime Minister's office.
Latest actual data: 2014. Unemployment data is not reported for every year.
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Brunei dollar
Data last updated: 03/20176.9006.9006.9006.9006.9006.9006.900
Brunei DarussalamGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).3.0632.6642.5952.4342.2722.0481.918
BulgariaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Bulgarian lev
Data last updated: 03/20177.6667.0856.8896.6606.5826.4976.469
BulgariaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).27.83024.48124.14123.44722.42621.42020.410
Burkina FasoUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
Burkina FasoGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).32.47133.34133.56133.86834.40435.06035.790
BurundiUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
BurundiGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).47.15957.06065.65772.19380.85092.484104.750
Cabo VerdeUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015
Primary domestic currency: Cabo Verde escudo
Data last updated: 02/20179.0009.0008.5008.5008.5008.5008.500
Cabo VerdeGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).133.823134.654133.003129.235123.036117.129111.581
CambodiaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
CambodiaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).32.96233.60234.34434.90335.37235.65135.151
CameroonUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
CameroonGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).32.82333.93935.45536.19535.67635.22033.844
CanadaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Canadian dollar
Data last updated: 03/20177.0006.8686.7536.7006.6546.6166.579
CanadaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).92.32791.16289.82888.23686.72884.95982.746
Central African RepublicUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
Central African RepublicGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).42.51831.89727.71724.14920.64217.90015.625
ChadUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
ChadGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).51.15550.38148.52645.86242.69239.77036.816
ChileUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: Harmonized OECD definition
Primary domestic currency: Chilean peso
Data last updated: 03/20176.4907.0006.8386.5256.4256.3256.300
ChileGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).21.17724.79327.35229.15730.14230.79131.164
ChinaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office. Data retrieved from CEIC
Latest actual data: 2016
Notes: Reported total employment data has a definitional change from 1990 onwards
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Chinese yuan
Data last updated: 03/20174.0204.0204.0204.0204.0204.0204.020
ChinaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).46.23149.31352.04554.40456.31857.73058.903
ColombiaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015
Primary domestic currency: Colombian peso
Data last updated: 03/20179.2009.5009.3009.0008.9009.0009.000
ColombiaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).47.58945.71545.31344.29142.66440.81038.765
ComorosUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
ComorosGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).26.27328.58028.13027.64227.55329.65030.136
Democratic Republic of the CongoUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
Democratic Republic of the CongoGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).21.50624.31927.58129.60931.37730.04529.945
Republic of CongoUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
Republic of CongoGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).82.96173.75867.53566.70161.73955.08652.636
Costa RicaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015. Data as of July for each year
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Costa Rican colon
Data last updated: 03/20178.2248.1007.9167.6347.6347.6347.634
Costa RicaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).43.71046.70848.79350.96952.91155.24557.776
Côte d'IvoireUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
Côte d'IvoireGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).48.77252.14752.66750.43348.42346.77045.428
CroatiaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office. By the former Central Bureau of Statistics of the Republic of Croatia (CroStat), now the Croatian Bureau of Statistics (CBS, www.dzs.hr).
Latest actual data: 2015. For quarterly data, latest actual is 2016Q1.
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Croatian kuna
Data last updated: 03/201714.95813.90013.50013.20013.00012.50012.000
CroatiaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).84.37983.08781.55179.80978.50677.20075.785
CyprusUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: Eurostat, Labor force survey.
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Euro
Data last updated: 03/201712.90711.32510.2269.2118.2667.4106.651
CyprusGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).107.960109.287107.410100.51194.96891.59386.664
Czech RepublicUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: Haver Analytics
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Czech koruna
Data last updated: 03/20174.0003.8004.2004.5004.5004.5004.500
Czech RepublicGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).37.67036.01834.62133.20731.87830.65629.550
DenmarkUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: Eurostat
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Danish krone
Data last updated: 03/20176.1925.8005.8005.8005.8005.8005.800
DenmarkGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).39.87239.79039.04337.67535.90134.12132.319
DjiboutiUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
DjiboutiGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).31.26428.44926.33924.74124.44224.86825.579
DominicaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
DominicaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).80.96780.98781.41581.56181.22681.16881.327
Dominican RepublicUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Dominican peso
Data last updated: 03/20175.4945.7385.9816.0716.0686.0696.069
Dominican RepublicGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).34.43735.97137.32738.87040.43842.10043.889
EcuadorUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: Source: INEC and Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: U.S. dollar
Data last updated: 03/20175.2105.6895.8265.7235.5525.3475.005
EcuadorGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).29.24431.49432.27432.25231.33331.20631.133
EgyptUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015/16
Primary domestic currency: Egyptian pound
Data last updated: 03/201712.70212.57111.81310.6479.0617.3825.694
EgyptGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).97.069100.37595.23193.60590.01085.15379.810
El SalvadorUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: Haver Analytics
Latest actual data: 2009
Employment type: Not applicable
Primary domestic currency: U.S. dollar
Data last updated: 03/20177.0287.0787.0787.1787.2287.2287.228
El SalvadorGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).59.89161.11462.15363.73465.46967.25069.010
Equatorial GuineaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
Equatorial GuineaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).21.65524.51727.63430.34832.16933.09625.626
EritreaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
EritreaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).125.543127.403127.930127.201136.165133.714131.037
EstoniaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Euro
Data last updated: 03/20176.9118.2688.9369.3549.5729.6909.708
EstoniaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).9.4879.0008.7188.5068.3718.2638.201
EthiopiaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
EthiopiaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).54.86256.93157.04556.28855.06653.64552.555
FijiUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2012. Numbers from 2008 onwards are estimates from the Reserve Bank of Fiji
Employment type: Not applicable
Primary domestic currency: Fiji dollar
Data last updated: 03/20178.7508.7508.7508.7508.7508.8008.800
FijiGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).49.60250.86051.37651.73251.87951.76651.448
FinlandUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office. Downloaded through Haver Analytics
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Euro
Data last updated: 03/20178.7928.5408.2707.7707.2706.9206.620
FinlandGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).63.55864.42564.44263.80662.68961.21359.891
FranceUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition. Data prior to 1983 are not harmonized.
Primary domestic currency: Euro
Data last updated: 03/201710.0429.6399.2978.9598.6938.5048.318
FranceGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).96.64897.40397.37496.60195.07993.00090.383
GabonUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
GabonGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).61.96661.99161.78160.94157.47053.28150.052
The GambiaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
The GambiaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).116.114114.851111.965108.522104.823100.98496.369
GeorgiaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Georgian lari
Data last updated: 03/2017n/an/an/an/an/an/an/a
GeorgiaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).44.89445.48146.60847.09646.71346.02744.840
GermanyUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015
Notes: Data until 1990 refers to German federation only (West Germany). Data from 1991 refer to United Germany.
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Euro
Data last updated: 03/20174.1584.1614.2344.2084.1744.1334.090
GermanyGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).67.64864.72461.95159.10156.35253.61050.881
GhanaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
GhanaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).72.42071.74566.77063.90161.81358.63455.548
GreeceUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office. Formally, the National Statistical Office (ELSTAT)
Latest actual data: 2016. For quarterly data, latest actual is 2016Q3.
Notes: The historical data source for unit labor costs in manufacturing is eurostat.
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Euro
Data last updated: 03/201723.75921.89220.98020.18819.52516.70016.450
GreeceGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).181.328180.669181.469174.336169.203164.967162.800
GrenadaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
GrenadaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).84.36172.61066.75861.92057.40854.08751.395
GuatemalaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
GuatemalaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).25.29425.90326.37826.72927.05527.33127.454
GuineaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
GuineaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).55.99151.62749.14045.84743.05939.98637.021
Guinea-BissauUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
Guinea-BissauGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).46.31444.51243.09641.88940.45439.19337.780
GuyanaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
GuyanaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).48.30653.94457.36060.12453.46448.99550.910
HaitiUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
HaitiGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).33.54633.87134.59134.30933.95232.77831.373
HondurasUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2013. Last population census
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Honduran lempira
Data last updated: 03/20174.0004.0004.0004.0004.0004.0004.000
HondurasGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).45.39645.88246.71547.53048.35047.25045.410
Hong Kong SARUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Hong Kong dollar
Data last updated: 03/20173.2903.1943.1943.1943.0983.0983.098
Hong Kong SARGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).0.0600.0570.0550.0000.0000.0000.000
HungaryUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015. Economically active population aged 15-64.
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Hungarian forint
Data last updated: 03/20174.8834.4234.3384.2534.1684.0823.997
HungaryGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).74.19773.28371.88570.93570.19869.93369.672
IcelandUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: Labor Directorate
Latest actual data: 2016
Notes: LHEM series is from the OECD, hourly earnings in the manufacturing sector
Employment type: Other
Primary domestic currency: Icelandic króna
Data last updated: 03/20173.0083.0003.3003.6003.9004.0004.000
IcelandGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).53.23045.86040.59638.06934.20332.57829.748
IndiaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
IndiaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).69.53767.78966.08964.27862.59760.91259.251
IndonesiaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office. Accessed via CEIC
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Indonesian rupiah
Data last updated: 03/20175.6005.4005.2005.0105.0005.0005.000
IndonesiaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).27.85128.16728.47129.02929.09929.31229.255
Islamic Republic of IranUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015/16
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Iranian rial
Data last updated: 03/201712.45012.52612.47212.34612.21212.18612.053
Islamic Republic of IranGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).35.00129.23626.10223.33920.60018.30716.167
IraqUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
IraqGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).63.68659.99961.78960.17256.82952.78148.662
IrelandUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office. Central Statistical Office of Ireland (CSO), data is from the Quarterly National Household Survey (QNHS) and is the average of the quarterly observations.
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Euro
Data last updated: 03/20177.9176.4896.3296.1706.0626.0606.011
IrelandGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).76.41674.82773.44071.41267.16064.77261.245
IsraelUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition. Seasonally adjusted.
Primary domestic currency: Israeli shekel
Data last updated: 03/20174.7754.8424.8424.8424.8424.8424.842
IsraelGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).62.20762.50862.89663.06963.23063.40863.599
ItalyUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Euro
Data last updated: 03/201711.65011.35010.95010.55010.35010.1509.950
ItalyGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).132.602132.766131.561129.371126.806124.099121.347
JamaicaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: International Financial Institution. National Statistics Office if data is not yet available in IFS.
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Jamaica dollar
Data last updated: 03/201712.83512.20211.60011.02810.4859.9689.477
JamaicaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).115.161108.566102.71193.76686.28280.80375.062
JapanUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: Cabinet Office of Japan via Haver database.
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Japanese yen
Data last updated: 03/20173.1083.0633.0633.0633.0633.0633.063
JapanGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).239.184239.237239.434237.680236.059234.368232.374
JordanUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Jordanian dinar
Data last updated: 03/2017n/an/an/an/an/an/an/a
JordanGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).94.99195.77793.24790.11685.57881.20576.999
KazakhstanUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: Haver Analytics
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Kazakhstani tenge
Data last updated: 03/20175.0425.0425.0425.0425.0425.0425.042
KazakhstanGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).21.08021.80422.05522.83123.19524.27424.429
KenyaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
KenyaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).54.39654.69954.39952.90951.12449.07547.409
KiribatiUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
KiribatiGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).26.84125.11127.42532.97137.92742.67147.029
KoreaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Korean won
Data last updated: 03/20173.7083.8003.6003.3003.2003.1003.100
KoreaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).38.55038.57538.64738.21137.43136.67636.023
KosovoUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
KosovoGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).20.57723.47724.49624.10924.27224.58224.941
KuwaitUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Kuwaiti dinar
Data last updated: 03/20172.0722.0722.0722.0722.0722.0722.072
KuwaitGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).18.58519.80422.21424.65827.02829.23331.163
Kyrgyz RepublicUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Kyrgyz som
Data last updated: 03/20177.4637.3727.2817.2817.2817.2817.281
Kyrgyz RepublicGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).58.49463.21363.96963.03561.30059.33556.630
Lao P.D.R.Unemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
Lao P.D.R.General government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).67.32371.62275.00176.96077.92878.19878.154
LatviaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Notes: Labor statistics are based on Labor Force Survey data, which were revised in 2011 in compliance with Population and Housing Census 2011 results; data before 2011 have not been revised yet.
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Euro
Data last updated: 03/20179.6409.3539.2088.9318.7028.5658.474
LatviaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).34.33933.72832.14430.68129.37828.03226.624
LebanonUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
LebanonGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).143.424147.083150.395153.337156.712160.708165.421
LesothoUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
LesothoGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).47.78746.86145.67043.97242.40140.61138.922
LiberiaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
LiberiaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).44.79953.29755.27552.39550.55349.68247.686
LibyaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
LibyaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP         
LithuaniaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: Eurostat harmonized data
Primary domestic currency: European euro
Data last updated: 03/20177.8617.3557.1556.9556.8356.7356.735
LithuaniaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).40.01438.91237.72436.25634.73033.28931.958
LuxembourgUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Euro
Data last updated: 03/20176.3915.9145.7435.5765.5285.4465.334
LuxembourgGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).22.61723.21223.47123.24122.95222.75822.858
Macao SARUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Macanese pataca1.9401.9801.9801.9601.9301.8851.850
Macao SARGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).0.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.000
FYR MacedoniaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Macedonian denar
Data last updated: 03/201723.55023.35023.15022.95022.75022.55022.450
FYR MacedoniaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).38.68337.63139.20940.53141.71442.82943.850
MadagascarUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
MadagascarGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).42.25643.24444.02144.80945.51345.87746.094
MalawiUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
MalawiGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).62.07559.49556.40853.77151.60549.81347.767
MalaysiaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: CEIC/IMF staff/NSO
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Malaysian ringgit
Data last updated: 03/20173.4503.3503.1502.9502.7502.7502.750
MalaysiaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).56.25355.99554.90453.23451.31849.19146.771
MaldivesUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
MaldivesGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).81.51185.74189.44189.02287.61086.30084.936
MaliUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
MaliGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).30.54331.24632.40133.87535.49737.14838.549
MaltaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: Eurostat, Labor Force Survey
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Euro
Data last updated: 03/20174.8424.7004.7004.8004.9004.9004.900
MaltaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).59.42058.02255.29953.84452.38050.98049.077
Marshall IslandsUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
Marshall IslandsGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).32.20229.80728.39727.88328.30129.25230.341
MauritaniaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
MauritaniaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).99.60797.03498.50797.78391.47887.62084.060
MauritiusUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015. Preliminary data
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Mauritian rupee
Data last updated: 01/20177.4587.1066.6856.1615.9465.4604.489
MauritiusGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).62.68462.15060.52358.17055.88453.57451.185
MexicoUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Mexican peso
Data last updated: 03/20174.3044.4094.4174.3084.2734.2504.249
MexicoGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).58.09657.17456.82655.99055.42854.67854.077
MicronesiaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
MicronesiaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).24.84525.08726.59128.06529.60131.10932.560
MoldovaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Moldovan leu
Data last updated: 03/20174.2004.3004.2004.2004.2004.2004.200
MoldovaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).38.08840.21041.54843.18343.35744.34045.632
MongoliaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015
Notes: Unemployment rate is now new data series changed from the one referred to as registered unemployment rate.
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Mongolian togrog
Data last updated: 03/20177.9487.9647.9647.9647.9647.9647.964
MongoliaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP         
MontenegroUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
MontenegroGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).71.32374.34078.71881.56278.94975.71473.401
MoroccoUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Moroccan dirham
Data last updated: 03/20179.4009.3009.5009.2308.8608.4608.360
MoroccoGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).64.69364.26163.61061.75559.98358.56357.062
MozambiqueUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
MozambiqueGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).115.200106.856103.58799.89395.37890.13379.027
MyanmarUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: Myanmar Statistical Yearbook
Latest actual data: 2013/14
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Myanmar kyat
Data last updated: 03/20174.0004.0004.0004.0004.0004.0004.000
MyanmarGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).35.79236.15436.34136.58636.81537.04737.281
NamibiaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
NamibiaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).42.07142.83345.29548.17750.97053.51256.364
NauruUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
NauruGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).64.95560.12261.70660.83959.14858.35058.298
NepalUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
NepalGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).27.27025.68923.20822.77922.52022.26321.573
NetherlandsUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: Harmonized OECD definition
Primary domestic currency: Euro
Data last updated: 03/20175.8825.4005.3005.2005.1005.0004.900
NetherlandsGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).62.56759.69957.79855.89753.96952.03050.092
New ZealandUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office. Statistics New Zealand
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition. Data refer to calendar years
Primary domestic currency: New Zealand dollar
Data last updated: 03/20175.0754.9814.7514.8014.7844.8214.855
New ZealandGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).29.49827.44923.74221.17318.69115.49012.426
NicaraguaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2014. 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: 03/20175.9336.1646.5746.5746.5076.4416.041
NicaraguaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).31.07931.99232.67532.99333.25733.76734.593
NigerUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
NigerGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).45.94151.50753.22553.99751.75749.32446.722
NigeriaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016. Data for 2016 is as of Q3.
Employment type: The new definition of unemployment uses a variant of the ILO definition. People who worked 20-40 hours are now reported as underemployed rather than unemployed.
Primary domestic currency: Nigerian naira
Data last updated: 03/201712.700n/an/an/an/an/an/a
NigeriaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).18.62123.26324.07824.29824.61224.95624.935
NorwayUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Norwegian krone
Data last updated: 03/20174.7584.5004.2004.0003.8003.8003.800
NorwayGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).33.20333.20333.20333.20333.20333.20333.203
OmanUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
OmanGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).34.27438.49341.22544.06446.24147.73849.339
PakistanUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: IMF Staff Estimates
Latest actual data: 2014/15. Preliminary data from the authorities.
Employment type: Other
Primary domestic currency: Pakistan rupee
Data last updated: 04/20175.9586.0186.0796.1406.2026.2656.328
PakistanGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).66.88765.22363.97862.45160.44658.91057.135
PalauUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
PalauGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP         
PanamaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: U.S. dollar
Data last updated: 03/20175.4945.4885.3625.2725.2725.2745.274
PanamaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).39.16538.91937.52435.91934.29232.64231.002
Papua New GuineaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
Papua New GuineaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).33.47533.08832.96432.31731.35129.70228.093
ParaguayUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Paraguayan guaraní
Data last updated: 03/20175.0905.4325.5375.6265.7675.8585.939
ParaguayGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).24.73125.86426.50826.99727.71828.11828.452
PeruUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Peruvian nuevo sol
Data last updated: 03/20176.7106.7106.7106.7106.0006.0007.000
PeruGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).24.81525.93226.59726.99528.24428.47628.500
PhilippinesUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office. Accessed via CEIC
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition. Please note that data prior to 2005 are not based on harmonized ILO definition but based on national definition.
Primary domestic currency: Philippine peso
Data last updated: 03/20175.4756.0005.5005.5005.5005.5005.500
PhilippinesGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).33.70932.55631.65830.91430.23029.76929.346
PolandUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Polish zloty
Data last updated: 04/20176.1115.5475.2635.1685.1685.2635.453
PolandGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).54.23854.59654.09253.56352.89752.29651.693
PortugalUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Euro
Data last updated: 03/201711.06610.60710.1239.6749.2228.7688.312
PortugalGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).130.303128.620127.073125.672124.647123.707122.937
Puerto RicoUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: Government Development Bank of Puerto Rico
Latest actual data: 2015/16
Employment type: National definition. Consistent with U.S. definition
Primary domestic currency: U.S. dollar11.80012.61312.09111.76911.65011.66411.520
Puerto RicoGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).51.37053.45656.26058.87560.91662.24961.888
QatarUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
QatarGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).47.59850.15150.78151.90853.80254.49153.339
RomaniaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: Haver Analytics. Formally, Eurostat.
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Romanian leu
Data last updated: 03/20176.0005.4005.2005.8006.0006.0006.000
RomaniaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).39.19640.58641.71942.99043.84744.48144.863
RussiaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: Haver Analytics
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Russian ruble
Data last updated: 03/20175.5085.4755.5005.5005.5005.5005.500
RussiaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).17.03517.10617.33717.75418.20018.38818.471
RwandaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
RwandaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).37.63941.36743.48844.32043.76242.96741.769
SamoaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
SamoaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).52.61052.49352.73352.43551.95251.50251.214
San MarinoUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Primary domestic currency: Euro
Data last updated: 03/20178.5807.9807.3806.7806.1805.5004.670
San MarinoGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).21.62021.83121.96621.55521.34021.25021.079
São Tomé and PríncipeUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: São Tomé and Príncipe dobra
Data last updated: 03/201712.59812.16111.72211.28110.83710.3919.943
São Tomé and PríncipeGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).92.77597.12996.07093.89287.19577.31071.594
Saudi ArabiaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: Ministry of Economy and/or Planning
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition. unemployment rate updated to include expat workers, previously only nationals
Primary domestic currency: Saudi Arabian riyal
Data last updated: 03/20175.727n/an/an/an/an/an/a
Saudi ArabiaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).12.35915.55219.08022.63224.34625.25326.421
SenegalUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
SenegalGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).57.43657.07355.55254.20452.93451.83850.918
SerbiaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015. The Labor Force Survey is conducted every quarter (beginning from 2014).
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition. The methodology is harmonized with ILO and Eurostat.
Primary domestic currency: Serbian dinar
Data last updated: 03/201715.90515.99915.64315.28214.85214.41313.967
SerbiaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).74.14372.81470.05766.67463.43160.47257.775
SeychellesUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2014
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Seychelles rupee
Data last updated: 03/20172.6843.0003.0003.0003.0003.0003.000
SeychellesGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).68.59464.06257.96252.34846.91342.71338.502
Sierra LeoneUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
Sierra LeoneGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).53.40851.70753.12853.98653.12652.84745.629
SingaporeUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition. Prior to 1986 unemployment data excludes non-residents.
Primary domestic currency: Singapore dollar
Data last updated: 03/20172.0752.1002.1002.1002.1002.1002.100
SingaporeGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).112.028111.958109.801108.061106.207104.299102.397
Slovak RepublicUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: Haver Analytics. National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Euro
Data last updated: 03/20179.6587.9137.3767.2306.3745.5075.530
Slovak RepublicGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).52.26551.92750.85549.19147.72246.34744.861
SloveniaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Euro
Data last updated: 03/20177.9087.0196.5576.1855.9055.7185.530
SloveniaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).78.90677.65377.36477.22077.41977.66177.932
Solomon IslandsUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
Solomon IslandsGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).9.04310.21511.62913.22815.08516.94918.695
South AfricaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: South African rand
Data last updated: 03/201726.72527.39627.67227.78627.83227.85227.856
South AfricaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).50.46752.35153.98354.47354.52754.28053.709
South SudanUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
South SudanGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).32.96817.92521.85728.37732.58832.30233.045
SpainUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Euro
Data last updated: 03/201719.63517.70416.61015.77815.10914.76514.486
SpainGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).99.26298.54997.85796.77495.69794.72893.881
Sri LankaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office. Department of Census and Statistics
Latest actual data: 2014
Primary domestic currency: Sri Lanka rupee
Data last updated: 03/20174.0004.0004.0004.0004.0004.0004.000
Sri LankaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).77.34479.55377.13574.63671.80169.30366.303
St. Kitts and NevisUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
St. Kitts and NevisGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).65.79761.88757.84554.47051.34748.41946.107
St. LuciaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
St. LuciaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).82.93285.58888.54690.92193.26495.53597.690
St. Vincent and the GrenadinesUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
St. Vincent and the GrenadinesGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).79.24577.16175.06173.13971.20369.24767.415
SudanUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: Ministry of Labor and Civil Service and Human Resource Development and staff estimates., World Bank estimates.
Latest actual data: 2011
Employment type: Not applicable
Primary domestic currency: Sudanese pound
Data last updated: 02/201720.60019.60018.60017.60016.60016.27515.948
SudanGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).64.17655.18350.12046.25843.18541.04739.162
SurinameUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2011
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Surinamese dollar
Data last updated: 03/201710.9589.0778.8778.3747.7146.9646.214
SurinameGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).64.60666.30658.98055.53854.20153.47153.446
SwazilandUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
SwazilandGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).27.49533.87241.99350.64559.86169.35579.157
SwedenUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office. National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Swedish krona
Data last updated: 03/20176.9506.7246.7006.6006.6006.6006.740
SwedenGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).41.65340.42839.27838.93037.82736.65535.524
SwitzerlandUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: IMF Staff Estimates
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Swiss franc
Data last updated: 04/20173.3232.9822.9492.9142.8802.8462.812
SwitzerlandGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).45.38844.52843.54642.49141.27439.98838.743
SyriaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2010
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Syrian pound
Data last updated: 08/2015n/an/an/an/an/an/an/a
SyriaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).n/an/an/an/an/an/an/a
Taiwan Province of ChinaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition. Labor Force It is defined as those civilians who, during the reference week, are 15 years of age or over and who are available to work, including both the employed and the unemployed. Employed Population Including all persons who, during the reference wee
Primary domestic currency: New Taiwan dollar
Data last updated: 03/20173.9204.0204.0203.9203.9203.9203.920
Taiwan Province of ChinaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).35.36733.72931.76229.63627.17024.56121.920
TajikistanUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Tajik somoni
Data last updated: 03/2017n/an/an/an/an/an/an/a
TajikistanGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).35.31648.46651.66550.72050.11249.59248.220
TanzaniaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
TanzaniaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).39.00540.28741.20042.10742.77543.07943.145
ThailandUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office. Labour Force Survey, downloaded from CEIC
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Thai baht
Data last updated: 04/20170.7500.7000.7000.7000.7000.7000.700
ThailandGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).42.23641.80641.95742.17942.17942.04441.818
Timor-LesteUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
Timor-LesteGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP         
TogoUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
TogoGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).79.10276.57272.37966.78262.25058.32254.881
TongaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
TongaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP         
Trinidad and TobagoUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Trinidad and Tobago dollar
Data last updated: 03/20174.1004.1804.1004.0203.9403.8603.780
Trinidad and TobagoGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).61.00665.82075.74385.08094.253103.645112.685
TunisiaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Tunisian dinar
Data last updated: 03/201714.00013.00012.00012.00012.00012.00012.000
TunisiaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).60.64167.01171.49671.71569.43067.09564.673
TurkeyUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: Haver Analytics. Formally, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat)
Latest actual data: 2016. For quarterly data, latest actual is 2016Q3.
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Turkish lira
Data last updated: 03/201710.79411.49211.01510.83910.75110.75110.751
TurkeyGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).29.09729.83429.75428.62028.73628.97329.010
TurkmenistanUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
TurkmenistanGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).23.87421.94623.35731.42435.24038.00039.579
TuvaluUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
TuvaluGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).53.68044.29536.57530.32824.57213.0638.239
UgandaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
UgandaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).36.87240.10741.63742.28342.83943.53142.923
UkraineUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: Haver Analytics. Formally, the State Statistics Committee of Ukraine
Latest actual data: 2015. Starting in 2014, data excludes Crimea and Sevastopol.  Data officialy published for 2013 have been recalculated by the IMF staff to exclude Crimea and Sevastopol to ensure a comparable base going forward.
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Ukrainian hryvnia
Data last updated: 03/20178.8019.0438.6968.4198.1698.0367.987
UkraineGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).81.24889.84285.33478.11371.59065.64360.162
United Arab EmiratesUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
United Arab EmiratesGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).19.30419.13219.02519.04118.80718.44518.104
United KingdomUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Pound sterling
Data last updated: 04/20174.9004.9125.0525.2005.2005.1005.000
United KingdomGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).89.15588.95588.73087.68985.93184.48783.181
United StatesUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: U.S. dollar
Data last updated: 03/20174.8504.6754.6124.4394.4804.7484.993
United StatesGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).107.351108.344108.912110.579112.686115.075117.351
UruguayUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Uruguayan peso
Data last updated: 03/20177.8677.8257.8257.5367.3427.1787.178
UruguayGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).60.92662.92363.94764.03763.83263.91563.980
UzbekistanUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
UzbekistanGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).11.59013.21212.17710.86810.2979.7989.339
VanuatuUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
VanuatuGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).31.27440.15947.22353.17457.47958.76059.108
VenezuelaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2011
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Venezuelan bolívar fuerte
Data last updated: 03/201721.23325.34928.16331.06132.83934.57036.229
VenezuelaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).28.21417.29516.56117.33017.66617.83217.815
VietnamUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: Other
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Vietnamese dong
Data last updated: 03/20172.4002.4002.4002.4002.4002.4002.400
VietnamGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).62.41963.42465.07866.17166.84767.19967.223
YemenUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
YemenGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).85.35877.35759.01151.91946.53342.64439.811
ZambiaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
ZambiaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).53.10957.72861.53663.33762.73962.44461.264
ZimbabweUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force         
ZimbabweGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).75.31875.67679.17980.26881.05081.52082.328
Notes
  Country/Series-specific Notes  
  Afghanistan: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Albania: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Albanian lek
Data last updated: 03/2017


Albania: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Algeria: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Algerian dinar
Data last updated: 04/2017


Algeria: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Angola: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Antigua and Barbuda: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Argentina: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Notes: Argentina's authorities discontinued the publication of labor market data in December 2015 and released new series starting in the second quarter of 2016.
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Argentine peso
Data last updated: 03/2017


Argentina: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Armenia: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: ILO
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Armenian dram
Data last updated: 03/2017


Armenia: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Australia: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office. Australian Bureau of Statistics (via Haver Analytics)
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition. Data refer to calendar years
Primary domestic currency: Australian dollar
Data last updated: 03/2017


Australia: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Austria: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Euro
Data last updated: 03/2017


Austria: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Azerbaijan: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Azerbaijan manat
Data last updated: 03/2017


Azerbaijan: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


The Bahamas: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Bahamian dollar
Data last updated: 02/2017


The Bahamas: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Bahrain: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: Other
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Bahrain dinar
Data last updated: 03/2017


Bahrain: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Bangladesh: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Barbados: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Barbados dollar
Data last updated: 03/2017


Barbados: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Belarus: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office. Formally, the National Statistical Committee of the Republic of Belarus
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Belarusian rubel
Data last updated: 03/2017


Belarus: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Belgium: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Euro
Data last updated: 03/2017


Belgium: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Belize: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2014. 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: 03/2017


Belize: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Benin: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Bhutan: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2015/16
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Bhutanese ngultrum
Data last updated: 03/2017


Bhutan: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Bolivia: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2013
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Bolivian boliviano
Data last updated: 03/2017


Bolivia: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Bosnia and Herzegovina: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office. Total population figures are obtained from the CBBH for the period 96-05. Estimates for 06-16 are obtained applying the growth rates published by the International Labour Organization.
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Convertible marka
Data last updated: 03/2017


Bosnia and Herzegovina: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Botswana: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Brazil: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016. Employment rate (from survey) times official population estimates the National Statistical Office (IBGE)
Primary domestic currency: Brazilian real
Data last updated: 03/2017


Brazil: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Brunei Darussalam: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office. Department of Economic Planning and Development, Prime Minister's office.
Latest actual data: 2014. Unemployment data is not reported for every year.
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Brunei dollar
Data last updated: 03/2017


Brunei Darussalam: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Bulgaria: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Bulgarian lev
Data last updated: 03/2017


Bulgaria: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Burkina Faso: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Burundi: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Cabo Verde: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015
Primary domestic currency: Cabo Verde escudo
Data last updated: 02/2017


Cabo Verde: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Cambodia: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Cameroon: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Canada: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Canadian dollar
Data last updated: 03/2017


Canada: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Central African Republic: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Chad: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Chile: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: Harmonized OECD definition
Primary domestic currency: Chilean peso
Data last updated: 03/2017


Chile: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


China: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office. Data retrieved from CEIC
Latest actual data: 2016
Notes: Reported total employment data has a definitional change from 1990 onwards
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Chinese yuan
Data last updated: 03/2017


China: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Colombia: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015
Primary domestic currency: Colombian peso
Data last updated: 03/2017


Colombia: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Comoros: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Democratic Republic of the Congo: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Republic of Congo: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Costa Rica: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015. Data as of July for each year
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Costa Rican colon
Data last updated: 03/2017


Costa Rica: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Côte d'Ivoire: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Croatia: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office. By the former Central Bureau of Statistics of the Republic of Croatia (CroStat), now the Croatian Bureau of Statistics (CBS, www.dzs.hr).
Latest actual data: 2015. For quarterly data, latest actual is 2016Q1.
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Croatian kuna
Data last updated: 03/2017


Croatia: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Cyprus: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: Eurostat, Labor force survey.
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Euro
Data last updated: 03/2017


Cyprus: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Czech Republic: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: Haver Analytics
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Czech koruna
Data last updated: 03/2017


Czech Republic: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Denmark: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: Eurostat
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Danish krone
Data last updated: 03/2017


Denmark: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Djibouti: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Dominica: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Dominican Republic: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Dominican peso
Data last updated: 03/2017


Dominican Republic: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Ecuador: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: Source: INEC and Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: U.S. dollar
Data last updated: 03/2017


Ecuador: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Egypt: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015/16
Primary domestic currency: Egyptian pound
Data last updated: 03/2017


Egypt: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


El Salvador: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: Haver Analytics
Latest actual data: 2009
Employment type: Not applicable
Primary domestic currency: U.S. dollar
Data last updated: 03/2017


El Salvador: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Equatorial Guinea: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Eritrea: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Estonia: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Euro
Data last updated: 03/2017


Estonia: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Ethiopia: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Fiji: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2012. Numbers from 2008 onwards are estimates from the Reserve Bank of Fiji
Employment type: Not applicable
Primary domestic currency: Fiji dollar
Data last updated: 03/2017


Fiji: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Finland: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office. Downloaded through Haver Analytics
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Euro
Data last updated: 03/2017


Finland: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


France: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition. Data prior to 1983 are not harmonized.
Primary domestic currency: Euro
Data last updated: 03/2017


France: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Gabon: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


The Gambia: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Georgia: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Georgian lari
Data last updated: 03/2017


Georgia: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Germany: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015
Notes: Data until 1990 refers to German federation only (West Germany). Data from 1991 refer to United Germany.
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Euro
Data last updated: 03/2017


Germany: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Ghana: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Greece: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office. Formally, the National Statistical Office (ELSTAT)
Latest actual data: 2016. For quarterly data, latest actual is 2016Q3.
Notes: The historical data source for unit labor costs in manufacturing is eurostat.
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Euro
Data last updated: 03/2017


Greece: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Grenada: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Guatemala: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Guinea: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Guinea-Bissau: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Guyana: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Haiti: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Honduras: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2013. Last population census
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Honduran lempira
Data last updated: 03/2017


Honduras: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Hong Kong SAR: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Hong Kong dollar
Data last updated: 03/2017


Hong Kong SAR: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Hungary: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015. Economically active population aged 15-64.
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Hungarian forint
Data last updated: 03/2017


Hungary: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Iceland: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: Labor Directorate
Latest actual data: 2016
Notes: LHEM series is from the OECD, hourly earnings in the manufacturing sector
Employment type: Other
Primary domestic currency: Icelandic króna
Data last updated: 03/2017


Iceland: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


India: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Indonesia: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office. Accessed via CEIC
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Indonesian rupiah
Data last updated: 03/2017


Indonesia: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Islamic Republic of Iran: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015/16
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Iranian rial
Data last updated: 03/2017


Islamic Republic of Iran: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Iraq: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Ireland: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office. Central Statistical Office of Ireland (CSO), data is from the Quarterly National Household Survey (QNHS) and is the average of the quarterly observations.
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Euro
Data last updated: 03/2017


Ireland: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Israel: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition. Seasonally adjusted.
Primary domestic currency: Israeli shekel
Data last updated: 03/2017


Israel: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Italy: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Euro
Data last updated: 03/2017


Italy: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Jamaica: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: International Financial Institution. National Statistics Office if data is not yet available in IFS.
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Jamaica dollar
Data last updated: 03/2017


Jamaica: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Japan: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: Cabinet Office of Japan via Haver database.
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Japanese yen
Data last updated: 03/2017


Japan: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Jordan: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Jordanian dinar
Data last updated: 03/2017


Jordan: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Kazakhstan: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: Haver Analytics
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Kazakhstani tenge
Data last updated: 03/2017


Kazakhstan: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Kenya: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Kiribati: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Korea: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Korean won
Data last updated: 03/2017


Korea: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Kosovo: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Kuwait: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Kuwaiti dinar
Data last updated: 03/2017


Kuwait: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Kyrgyz Republic: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Kyrgyz som
Data last updated: 03/2017


Kyrgyz Republic: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Lao P.D.R.: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Latvia: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Notes: Labor statistics are based on Labor Force Survey data, which were revised in 2011 in compliance with Population and Housing Census 2011 results; data before 2011 have not been revised yet.
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Euro
Data last updated: 03/2017


Latvia: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Lebanon: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Lesotho: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Liberia: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Lithuania: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: Eurostat harmonized data
Primary domestic currency: European euro
Data last updated: 03/2017


Lithuania: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Luxembourg: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Euro
Data last updated: 03/2017


Luxembourg: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Macao SAR: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Macanese pataca


Macao SAR: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


FYR Macedonia: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Macedonian denar
Data last updated: 03/2017


FYR Macedonia: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Madagascar: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Malawi: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Malaysia: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: CEIC/IMF staff/NSO
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Malaysian ringgit
Data last updated: 03/2017


Malaysia: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Maldives: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Mali: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Malta: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: Eurostat, Labor Force Survey
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Euro
Data last updated: 03/2017


Malta: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Marshall Islands: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Mauritania: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Mauritius: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015. Preliminary data
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Mauritian rupee
Data last updated: 01/2017


Mauritius: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Mexico: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Mexican peso
Data last updated: 03/2017


Mexico: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Micronesia: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Moldova: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Moldovan leu
Data last updated: 03/2017


Moldova: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Mongolia: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015
Notes: Unemployment rate is now new data series changed from the one referred to as registered unemployment rate.
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Mongolian togrog
Data last updated: 03/2017


Montenegro: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Morocco: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Moroccan dirham
Data last updated: 03/2017


Morocco: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Mozambique: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Myanmar: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: Myanmar Statistical Yearbook
Latest actual data: 2013/14
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Myanmar kyat
Data last updated: 03/2017


Myanmar: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Namibia: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Nauru: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Nepal: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Netherlands: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: Harmonized OECD definition
Primary domestic currency: Euro
Data last updated: 03/2017


Netherlands: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


New Zealand: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office. Statistics New Zealand
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition. Data refer to calendar years
Primary domestic currency: New Zealand dollar
Data last updated: 03/2017


New Zealand: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Nicaragua: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2014. 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: 03/2017


Nicaragua: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Niger: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Nigeria: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016. Data for 2016 is as of Q3.
Employment type: The new definition of unemployment uses a variant of the ILO definition. People who worked 20-40 hours are now reported as underemployed rather than unemployed.
Primary domestic currency: Nigerian naira
Data last updated: 03/2017


Nigeria: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Norway: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Norwegian krone
Data last updated: 03/2017


Norway: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Oman: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Pakistan: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: IMF Staff Estimates
Latest actual data: 2014/15. Preliminary data from the authorities.
Employment type: Other
Primary domestic currency: Pakistan rupee
Data last updated: 04/2017


Pakistan: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Panama: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: U.S. dollar
Data last updated: 03/2017


Panama: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Papua New Guinea: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Paraguay: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Paraguayan guaraní
Data last updated: 03/2017


Paraguay: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Peru: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Peruvian nuevo sol
Data last updated: 03/2017


Peru: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Philippines: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office. Accessed via CEIC
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition. Please note that data prior to 2005 are not based on harmonized ILO definition but based on national definition.
Primary domestic currency: Philippine peso
Data last updated: 03/2017


Philippines: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Poland: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Polish zloty
Data last updated: 04/2017


Poland: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Portugal: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Euro
Data last updated: 03/2017


Portugal: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Puerto Rico: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: Government Development Bank of Puerto Rico
Latest actual data: 2015/16
Employment type: National definition. Consistent with U.S. definition
Primary domestic currency: U.S. dollar


Puerto Rico: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Qatar: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Romania: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: Haver Analytics. Formally, Eurostat.
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Romanian leu
Data last updated: 03/2017


Romania: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Russia: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: Haver Analytics
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Russian ruble
Data last updated: 03/2017


Russia: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Rwanda: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Samoa: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


San Marino: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Primary domestic currency: Euro
Data last updated: 03/2017


San Marino: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


São Tomé and Príncipe: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: São Tomé and Príncipe dobra
Data last updated: 03/2017


São Tomé and Príncipe: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Saudi Arabia: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: Ministry of Economy and/or Planning
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition. unemployment rate updated to include expat workers, previously only nationals
Primary domestic currency: Saudi Arabian riyal
Data last updated: 03/2017


Saudi Arabia: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Senegal: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Serbia: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015. The Labor Force Survey is conducted every quarter (beginning from 2014).
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition. The methodology is harmonized with ILO and Eurostat.
Primary domestic currency: Serbian dinar
Data last updated: 03/2017


Serbia: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Seychelles: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2014
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Seychelles rupee
Data last updated: 03/2017


Seychelles: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Sierra Leone: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Singapore: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition. Prior to 1986 unemployment data excludes non-residents.
Primary domestic currency: Singapore dollar
Data last updated: 03/2017


Singapore: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Slovak Republic: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: Haver Analytics. National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Euro
Data last updated: 03/2017


Slovak Republic: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Slovenia: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Euro
Data last updated: 03/2017


Slovenia: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Solomon Islands: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


South Africa: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: South African rand
Data last updated: 03/2017


South Africa: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


South Sudan: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Spain: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Euro
Data last updated: 03/2017


Spain: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Sri Lanka: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office. Department of Census and Statistics
Latest actual data: 2014
Primary domestic currency: Sri Lanka rupee
Data last updated: 03/2017


Sri Lanka: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


St. Kitts and Nevis: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


St. Lucia: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


St. Vincent and the Grenadines: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Sudan: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: Ministry of Labor and Civil Service and Human Resource Development and staff estimates., World Bank estimates.
Latest actual data: 2011
Employment type: Not applicable
Primary domestic currency: Sudanese pound
Data last updated: 02/2017


Sudan: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Suriname: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2011
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Surinamese dollar
Data last updated: 03/2017


Suriname: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Swaziland: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Sweden: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office. National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Swedish krona
Data last updated: 03/2017


Sweden: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Switzerland: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: IMF Staff Estimates
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Swiss franc
Data last updated: 04/2017


Switzerland: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Syria: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2010
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Syrian pound
Data last updated: 08/2015


Syria: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Taiwan Province of China: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: CEIC
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition. Labor Force It is defined as those civilians who, during the reference week, are 15 years of age or over and who are available to work, including both the employed and the unemployed. Employed Population Including all persons who, during the reference wee
Primary domestic currency: New Taiwan dollar
Data last updated: 03/2017


Taiwan Province of China: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Tajikistan: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Tajik somoni
Data last updated: 03/2017


Tajikistan: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Tanzania: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Thailand: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office. Labour Force Survey, downloaded from CEIC
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Thai baht
Data last updated: 04/2017


Thailand: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Togo: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Trinidad and Tobago: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Trinidad and Tobago dollar
Data last updated: 03/2017


Trinidad and Tobago: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Tunisia: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Tunisian dinar
Data last updated: 03/2017


Tunisia: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Turkey: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: Haver Analytics. Formally, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat)
Latest actual data: 2016. For quarterly data, latest actual is 2016Q3.
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Turkish lira
Data last updated: 03/2017


Turkey: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Turkmenistan: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Tuvalu: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Uganda: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Ukraine: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: Haver Analytics. Formally, the State Statistics Committee of Ukraine
Latest actual data: 2015. Starting in 2014, data excludes Crimea and Sevastopol. Data officialy published for 2013 have been recalculated by the IMF staff to exclude Crimea and Sevastopol to ensure a comparable base going forward.
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Ukrainian hryvnia
Data last updated: 03/2017


Ukraine: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


United Arab Emirates: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


United Kingdom: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: Harmonized ILO definition
Primary domestic currency: Pound sterling
Data last updated: 04/2017


United Kingdom: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


United States: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: U.S. dollar
Data last updated: 03/2017


United States: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Uruguay: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Uruguayan peso
Data last updated: 03/2017


Uruguay: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Uzbekistan: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Vanuatu: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Venezuela: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2011
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Venezuelan bolívar fuerte
Data last updated: 03/2017


Venezuela: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Vietnam: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: Other
Latest actual data: 2015
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Vietnamese dong
Data last updated: 03/2017


Vietnam: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Yemen: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Zambia: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Zimbabwe: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


 
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