Unemployment rate (%)

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Country1998199920012002200320042005200620072008200920102011
Sri Lanka9.58.87.788.47.87.77.665.25.95.44.2

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 January 1, 2011