Pakistan - Unemployment

Unemployment, youth female (% of female labor force ages 15-24)

Unemployment, youth female (% of female labor force ages 15-24) in Pakistan was 10.50 as of 2008. Its highest value over the past 20 years was 29.20 in 2000, while its lowest value was 1.30 in 1988.

Definition: Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

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Year Value
1988 1.30
1990 1.30
1991 21.80
1992 15.30
1993 10.80
1994 10.00
1995 18.10
1997 21.00
1998 18.50
2000 29.20
2002 20.60
2004 14.90
2006 9.60
2007 8.90
2008 10.50

Unemployment, youth male (% of male labor force ages 15-24)

Unemployment, youth male (% of male labor force ages 15-24) in Pakistan was 7.00 as of 2008. Its highest value over the past 20 years was 12.00 in 2002, while its lowest value was 5.70 in 1990.

Definition: Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

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Year Value
1988 5.80
1990 5.70
1991 7.90
1992 7.30
1993 6.50
1994 6.90
1995 7.60
1997 7.90
1998 8.80
2000 11.10
2002 12.00
2004 11.00
2006 8.40
2007 7.10
2008 7.00

Unemployment, youth total (% of total labor force ages 15-24)

Unemployment, youth total (% of total labor force ages 15-24) in Pakistan was 7.70 as of 2008. Its highest value over the past 20 years was 13.40 in 2002, while its lowest value was 5.10 in 1990.

Definition: Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

See also:

Year Value
1988 5.30
1990 5.10
1991 10.10
1992 8.60
1993 7.20
1994 7.40
1995 8.90
1997 10.00
1998 10.50
2000 13.30
2002 13.40
2004 11.70
2006 8.60
2007 7.50
2008 7.70

Unemployment, female (% of female labor force)

Unemployment, female (% of female labor force) in Pakistan was 8.70 as of 2008. Its highest value over the past 28 years was 17.10 in 1997, while its lowest value was 0.70 in 1988.

Definition: Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

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Year Value
1980 14.00
1981 7.30
1982 7.40
1983 2.00
1984 1.80
1985 1.40
1986 1.70
1987 1.10
1988 0.70
1990 0.70
1991 16.30
1992 14.00
1993 9.90
1994 9.10
1995 14.00
1997 17.10
1998 15.00
2000 15.80
2002 16.40
2004 13.00
2006 9.60
2007 8.60
2008 8.70

Unemployment, male (% of male labor force)

Unemployment, male (% of male labor force) in Pakistan was 4.00 as of 2008. Its highest value over the past 28 years was 6.20 in 2004, while its lowest value was 2.80 in 1990.

Definition: Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

See also:

Year Value
1980 2.90
1981 2.90
1982 2.90
1983 4.20
1984 4.00
1985 3.80
1986 3.80
1987 3.30
1988 2.90
1990 2.80
1991 4.20
1992 3.80
1993 3.40
1994 3.40
1995 3.70
1997 3.90
1998 4.10
2000 5.50
2002 6.20
2004 6.20
2006 5.20
2007 4.20
2008 4.00

Unemployment, total (% of total labor force)

Unemployment, total (% of total labor force) in Pakistan was 5.00 as of 2008. Its highest value over the past 28 years was 7.80 in 2002, while its lowest value was 2.60 in 1990.

Definition: Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

See also:

Year Value
1980 3.70
1981 3.50
1982 3.50
1983 3.90
1984 3.80
1985 3.60
1986 3.60
1987 3.10
1988 2.70
1990 2.60
1991 5.90
1992 5.20
1993 4.30
1994 4.30
1995 5.00
1997 5.80
1998 5.70
2000 7.20
2002 7.80
2004 7.40
2006 6.10
2007 5.10
2008 5.00

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Unemployment