United Arab Emirates - Unemployment

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

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
1995 5.70
2005 12.90
2008 21.80

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

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
1995 6.40
2005 6.50
2008 7.90

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

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
1995 6.30
2005 8.00
2008 12.10

Unemployment, female (% of female labor force)

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
1995 2.40
2000 2.60
2005 7.10
2008 12.00

Unemployment, male (% of male labor force)

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
1995 1.70
2000 2.20
2005 2.50
2008 2.00

Unemployment, total (% of total labor force)

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
1995 1.80
2000 2.30
2005 3.10
2008 4.00

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Unemployment