The number of unemployed persons in Sri Lanka increased to 419163 in the third quarter of 2022 from 398713 in the second quarter of 2022. source: Department of Census and Statistics - Sri Lanka

Unemployed Persons in Sri Lanka averaged 478622.17 from 1990 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 953794.00 in the fourth quarter of 1990 and a record low of 282648.00 in the second quarter of 2012. This page provides - Sri Lanka Unemployed Persons - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Sri Lanka Unemployed Persons - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on March of 2023.

Unemployed Persons in Sri Lanka is expected to be 412000.00 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Sri Lanka Unemployed Persons is projected to trend around 375000.00 in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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Sri Lanka Unemployed Persons

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 5.00 4.60 percent Sep 2022
Employed Persons 8010340.00 8177045.00 Sep 2022
Unemployed Persons 419163.00 398713.00 Sep 2022
Population 22.16 21.92 Million Dec 2021
Youth Unemployment Rate 23.80 23.80 percent Sep 2022

Sri Lanka Unemployed Persons
In Sri Lanka, unemployed persons are individuals who are without a job and actively seeking to work.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
419163.00 398713.00 953794.00 282648.00 1990 - 2022 Quarterly
Volume, NSA