Syrian Arab Republic - Unemployment

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

Unemployment, female (% of female labor force) (national estimate) in Syrian Arab Republic was 22.00 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 40 years was 29.30 in 1997, while its lowest value was 2.10 in 1973.

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, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in November 2017.

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Year Value
1970 5.80
1971 5.10
1972 5.40
1973 2.10
1974 3.90
1975 2.10
1976 6.90
1977 7.10
1978 4.10
1979 3.80
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 23.90
2002 24.10
2003 20.90
2006 23.80
2007 25.70
2008 24.20
2009 22.30
2010 22.00

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

Unemployment, female (% of female labor force) (modeled ILO estimate) in Syrian Arab Republic was 32.70 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 26 years was 35.80 in 2011, while its lowest value was 16.50 in 1995.

Definition: Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.

Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in November 2017.

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Year Value
1991 16.80
1992 17.60
1993 17.60
1994 17.30
1995 16.50
1996 27.70
1997 35.50
1998 24.60
1999 18.10
2000 22.80
2001 27.80
2002 24.10
2003 20.90
2004 21.80
2005 22.50
2006 23.80
2007 25.60
2008 23.90
2009 21.80
2010 22.50
2011 35.80
2012 35.10
2013 34.90
2014 35.10
2015 34.40
2016 33.70
2017 32.70

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

Unemployment, male (% of male labor force) (national estimate) in Syrian Arab Republic was 6.20 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 40 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, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in November 2017.

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Year Value
1970 7.20
1971 8.10
1972 4.50
1973 5.20
1974 5.30
1975 5.50
1976 6.10
1977 4.60
1978 4.50
1979 3.80
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 8.00
2002 8.30
2003 7.80
2006 5.30
2007 5.20
2008 8.30
2009 5.70
2010 6.20

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

Unemployment, male (% of male labor force) (modeled ILO estimate) in Syrian Arab Republic was 11.00 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 26 years was 11.20 in 2016, while its lowest value was 4.50 in 1991.

Definition: Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.

Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in November 2017.

See also:

Year Value
1991 4.50
1992 4.80
1993 4.80
1994 4.80
1995 4.60
1996 7.70
1997 9.80
1998 6.70
1999 4.90
2000 6.40
2001 7.60
2002 8.70
2003 7.80
2004 7.10
2005 6.50
2006 5.20
2007 5.20
2008 8.30
2009 5.70
2010 5.80
2011 11.20
2012 10.90
2013 10.80
2014 10.90
2015 11.20
2016 11.20
2017 11.00

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

Unemployment, total (% of total labor force) (national estimate) in Syrian Arab Republic was 14.90 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 42 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, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in November 2017.

See also:

Year Value
1969 4.30
1970 6.40
1971 7.50
1972 4.70
1973 4.50
1974 5.10
1975 4.80
1976 6.20
1977 5.00
1978 4.50
1979 3.80
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 11.20
2002 11.70
2003 10.30
2006 8.20
2007 8.40
2008 10.90
2009 8.10
2010 8.60
2011 14.90

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

Unemployment, total (% of total labor force) (modeled ILO estimate) in Syrian Arab Republic was 14.20 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 26 years was 15.20 in 1997, while its lowest value was 6.80 in 1991.

Definition: Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.

Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in November 2017.

See also:

Year Value
1991 6.80
1992 7.30
1993 7.40
1994 7.40
1995 7.20
1996 12.00
1997 15.20
1998 10.40
1999 7.60
2000 9.60
2001 11.60
2002 11.70
2003 10.30
2004 9.80
2005 9.20
2006 8.20
2007 8.40
2008 10.90
2009 8.10
2010 8.40
2011 14.90
2012 14.50
2013 14.40
2014 14.50
2015 14.60
2016 14.50
2017 14.20

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Unemployment