United Arab Emirates: Unemployment rate

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 United Arab Emirates

Unemployment rate, percent

 Latest value 4.2
 Reference Q1 2018
 Measure percent
 Data availability Q1 2014 - Q1 2018
 Average 4.24
 Min - Max 3.1 - 5.5
 Source United Arab Emirates National Bureau of Statistics
For that indicator, we provide data for the United Arab Emirates from Q1 2014 to Q1 2018. The average value for the United Arab Emirates during that period was 4.24 percent with a minimum of 3.1 percent in Q3 2014 and a maximum of 5.5 percent in Q1 2016. Click on the following link to see the values of Unemployment rate, percent around the world.
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United Arab Emirates - Unemployment rate  - recent values

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United Arab Emirates - Unemployment rate  - historical chart - 2014-2018
Measure: percent
Source: United Arab Emirates National Bureau of Statistics


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Definition: The unemployment rate represents the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.

 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Labor force 6.58 2022 million people
 Unemployment rate 2.97 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 6.41 2022 percent
 Male unemployment 1.93 2022 percent
 Youth unemployment 9.84 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 82.64 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 18.34 2022 percent
 Female labor force participation 55.35 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 93.09 2023 percent
 Self-employment 4.47 2022 percent
 Unemployment rate 4.10 Q3/2017 percent
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