Unemployment Rate in Libya increased to 17.30 percent in 2018 from 17.10 percent in 2017.

Unemployment Rate in Libya averaged 18.72 percent from 1991 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 21.10 percent in 1999 and a record low of 16.10 percent in 2015. This page provides - Libya Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.

Unemployment Rate in Libya is expected to be 17.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Libya Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 15.70 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Libya Unemployment Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
17.30 17.10 21.10 16.10 1991 - 2018 percent Yearly

Libya Unemployment Rate
In Libya, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force.

Libya Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 17.30 17.10 21.10 16.10 percent [+]
Population 6.68 6.58 6.68 1.45 million [+]