Pakistan - Unemployment

Unemployment, female (% of female labor force) (national estimate)

Unemployment, female (% of female labor force) (national estimate) 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, female (% of female labor force) (modeled ILO estimate)

Unemployment, female (% of female labor force) (modeled ILO estimate) in Pakistan was 9.30 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 22 years was 17.20 in 1997, while its lowest value was 8.70 in 2007.

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

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

See also:

Year Value
1991 16.70
1992 14.20
1993 9.90
1994 9.30
1995 14.00
1996 14.90
1997 17.20
1998 15.00
1999 15.20
2000 16.10
2001 16.70
2002 16.50
2003 15.70
2004 13.10
2005 12.30
2006 9.80
2007 8.70
2008 8.80
2009 8.70
2010 8.80
2011 8.80
2012 9.00
2013 9.30

Unemployment, male (% of male labor force) (national estimate)

Unemployment, male (% of male labor force) (national estimate) 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.

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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, male (% of male labor force) (modeled ILO estimate)

Unemployment, male (% of male labor force) (modeled ILO estimate) in Pakistan was 4.00 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 22 years was 6.20 in 2004, while its lowest value was 3.40 in 1993.

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

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

See also:

Year Value
1991 4.30
1992 3.80
1993 3.40
1994 3.50
1995 3.70
1996 3.80
1997 3.90
1998 4.10
1999 4.50
2000 5.60
2001 5.80
2002 6.20
2003 6.20
2004 6.20
2005 6.00
2006 5.20
2007 4.20
2008 4.00
2009 3.90
2010 4.00
2011 4.00
2012 3.90
2013 4.00

Unemployment, total (% of total labor force) (national estimate)

Unemployment, total (% of total labor force) (national estimate) 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

Unemployment, total (% of total labor force) (modeled ILO estimate)

Unemployment, total (% of total labor force) (modeled ILO estimate) in Pakistan was 5.10 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 22 years was 7.80 in 2002, while its lowest value was 4.30 in 1993.

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

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

See also:

Year Value
1991 5.90
1992 5.20
1993 4.30
1994 4.30
1995 5.00
1996 5.30
1997 5.80
1998 5.70
1999 6.10
2000 7.20
2001 7.40
2002 7.80
2003 7.70
2004 7.40
2005 7.10
2006 6.10
2007 5.10
2008 5.00
2009 4.90
2010 5.00
2011 5.00
2012 5.00
2013 5.10

Classification

Topic: Social Protection & Labor Indicators

Sub-Topic: Unemployment