Saudi Arabia - Unemployment

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

Unemployment, female (% of female labor force) (national estimate) in Saudi Arabia was 20.73 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 20.73 in 2013, while its lowest value was 4.90 in 1992.

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
1992 4.90
1999 8.10
2000 9.30
2001 9.10
2002 11.50
2006 14.70
2007 14.20
2008 13.80
2009 15.90
2011 12.70
2012 18.60
2013 20.73

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

Unemployment, female (% of female labor force) (modeled ILO estimate) in Saudi Arabia was 21.30 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 22 years was 22.20 in 1996, while its lowest value was 8.30 in 1999.

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.

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Year Value
1991 13.10
1992 11.80
1993 15.10
1994 9.90
1995 15.10
1996 22.20
1997 19.40
1998 20.60
1999 8.30
2000 8.90
2001 8.60
2002 11.00
2003 17.40
2004 18.50
2005 18.60
2006 15.20
2007 14.50
2008 14.10
2009 16.30
2010 16.90
2011 19.60
2012 20.90
2013 21.30

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

Unemployment, male (% of male labor force) (national estimate) in Saudi Arabia was 2.78 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 7.40 in 1992, while its lowest value was 2.78 in 2013.

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
1992 7.40
1999 3.70
2000 3.80
2001 3.90
2002 4.20
2006 4.70
2007 4.20
2008 3.50
2009 3.50
2011 2.90
2012 3.20
2013 2.78

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

Unemployment, male (% of male labor force) (modeled ILO estimate) in Saudi Arabia was 2.90 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 22 years was 5.80 in 1991, while its lowest value was 2.90 in 2013.

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.

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Year Value
1991 5.80
1992 5.30
1993 4.80
1994 4.30
1995 4.10
1996 3.60
1997 4.10
1998 4.00
1999 3.60
2000 3.90
2001 3.90
2002 4.20
2003 4.00
2004 3.80
2005 3.70
2006 4.70
2007 4.20
2008 3.60
2009 3.60
2010 3.50
2011 3.50
2012 3.10
2013 2.90

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

Unemployment, total (% of total labor force) (national estimate) in Saudi Arabia was 5.57 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 7.20 in 1992, while its lowest value was 4.30 in 1999.

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
1992 7.20
1999 4.30
2000 4.60
2001 4.60
2002 5.20
2006 6.30
2007 5.70
2008 5.10
2009 5.40
2011 4.40
2012 5.60
2013 5.57

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

Unemployment, total (% of total labor force) (modeled ILO estimate) in Saudi Arabia was 5.70 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 22 years was 6.50 in 1991, while its lowest value was 4.30 in 1999.

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 6.50
1992 6.00
1993 5.90
1994 4.90
1995 5.40
1996 6.00
1997 6.20
1998 6.40
1999 4.30
2000 4.60
2001 4.60
2002 5.20
2003 5.90
2004 5.90
2005 5.90
2006 6.30
2007 5.70
2008 5.10
2009 5.40
2010 5.40
2011 5.80
2012 5.60
2013 5.70

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Unemployment