Syrian Arab Republic - Unemployment

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

Unemployment, youth female (% of female labor force ages 15-24) in Syrian Arab Republic was 40.20 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 27 years was 49.10 in 2007, while its lowest value was 11.30 in 1983.

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
1983 11.30
1984 13.60
2002 38.90
2003 33.10
2006 46.10
2007 49.10
2008 47.60
2009 43.00
2010 40.20

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

Unemployment, youth male (% of male labor force ages 15-24) in Syrian Arab Republic was 15.30 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 27 years was 21.40 in 2002, while its lowest value was 8.40 in 1984.

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
1983 9.00
1984 8.40
2002 21.40
2003 15.60
2006 12.70
2007 13.10
2008 17.20
2009 12.10
2010 15.30

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

Unemployment, youth total (% of total labor force ages 15-24) in Syrian Arab Republic was 19.20 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 27 years was 26.30 in 2002, while its lowest value was 9.40 in 1984.

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
1983 9.50
1984 9.40
2002 26.30
2003 19.50
2006 18.30
2007 19.10
2008 22.40
2009 16.70
2010 19.20

Unemployment, female (% of female labor force)

Unemployment, female (% of female labor force) in Syrian Arab Republic was 22.50 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 27 years was 29.30 in 1997, while its lowest value was 5.00 in 2000.

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
1983 6.30
1984 8.20
1989 9.80
1991 14.00
1993 6.40
1994 12.50
1995 14.20
1997 29.30
1999 15.20
2000 5.00
2001 25.50
2002 24.10
2003 20.90
2006 23.80
2007 25.70
2008 24.20
2009 22.30
2010 22.50

Unemployment, male (% of male labor force)

Unemployment, male (% of male labor force) in Syrian Arab Republic was 5.70 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 27 years was 13.10 in 1997, while its lowest value was 1.60 in 2000.

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
1983 3.80
1984 4.10
1989 5.00
1991 5.20
1993 7.60
1994 6.80
1995 5.50
1997 13.10
1999 6.00
2000 1.60
2001 8.20
2002 8.30
2003 7.80
2006 5.30
2007 5.20
2008 8.30
2009 5.70
2010 5.70

Unemployment, total (% of total labor force)

Unemployment, total (% of total labor force) in Syrian Arab Republic was 8.40 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 27 years was 15.20 in 1997, while its lowest value was 2.30 in 2000.

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
1983 4.20
1984 4.70
1989 5.80
1991 6.80
1993 7.40
1994 7.50
1995 7.20
1997 15.20
1999 7.60
2000 2.30
2001 11.60
2002 11.70
2003 10.30
2006 8.20
2007 8.40
2008 10.90
2009 8.10
2010 8.40

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Unemployment