Sao Tome and Principe: Unemployment rate forecast

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 Sao Tome and Principe

Unemployment rate forecast

 Latest value 13.47
 Year 2017
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1980 - 2017
 Average 14.65
 Min - Max 13.42 - 17.63
 Source International Monetary Fund
For that indicator, we provide data for Sao Tome and Principe from 1980 to 2017. The average value for Sao Tome and Principe during that period was 14.65 percent with a minimum of 13.42 percent in 2016 and a maximum of 17.63 percent in 2002. The latest value from 2017 is 13.47 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2017 based on 110 countries is 8.22 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Sao Tome and Principe - Unemployment rate forecast - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Sao Tome and Principe - Unemployment rate forecast - historical chart - 1980-2017




Definition: The unemployment rate is the number of unemployed persons as a percentage of the labor force (the total number of people employed plus unemployed). The series includes actual historical values for past years and forecast values for the current and the next few years.


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