Unemployment rate (%)

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Country199819992001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013
Sri Lanka9.58.87.788.47.87.77.665.25.95.44.25.25.1

Definition of Unemployment rate: This entry contains the percent of the labor force that is without jobs. Substantial underemployment might be noted.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of June 30, 2015