United Arab Emirates - Unemployment

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

Unemployment, female (% of female labor force) (national estimate) in United Arab Emirates was 4.00 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 41 years was 12.00 in 2008, while its lowest value was 2.00 in 1985.

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
1975 4.50
1980 3.30
1985 2.00
1995 2.40
2000 2.70
2005 7.10
2008 12.00
2009 10.80
2016 4.00

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

Unemployment, female (% of female labor force) (modeled ILO estimate) in United Arab Emirates was 9.70 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 26 years was 15.20 in 2008, while its lowest value was 4.70 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 9.10
1992 8.70
1993 10.40
1994 5.30
1995 4.70
1996 6.50
1997 6.40
1998 9.90
1999 10.60
2000 5.90
2001 9.40
2002 9.10
2003 6.60
2004 7.20
2005 7.10
2006 7.80
2007 8.40
2008 15.20
2009 10.90
2010 10.80
2011 10.70
2012 10.60
2013 10.50
2014 10.30
2015 10.30
2016 9.90
2017 9.70

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

Unemployment, male (% of male labor force) (national estimate) in United Arab Emirates was 1.10 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 41 years was 2.50 in 2005, while its lowest value was 1.00 in 1985.

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
1975 1.90
1980 1.10
1985 1.00
1995 1.70
2000 2.20
2005 2.50
2008 2.00
2009 2.40
2016 1.10

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

Unemployment, male (% of male labor force) (modeled ILO estimate) in United Arab Emirates was 2.90 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 26 years was 3.30 in 2012, while its lowest value was 1.40 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 2.60
1992 2.60
1993 2.40
1994 1.70
1995 1.40
1996 2.20
1997 2.10
1998 2.40
1999 2.30
2000 1.80
2001 2.50
2002 2.50
2003 2.20
2004 2.60
2005 2.50
2006 2.50
2007 2.50
2008 2.50
2009 3.30
2010 3.30
2011 3.30
2012 3.30
2013 3.20
2014 3.20
2015 3.10
2016 3.00
2017 2.90

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

Unemployment, total (% of total labor force) (national estimate) in United Arab Emirates was 1.60 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 41 years was 4.20 in 2009, while its lowest value was 1.20 in 1980.

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
1975 2.00
1980 1.20
1985 1.20
1995 1.80
2000 2.20
2005 3.10
2008 4.00
2009 4.20
2016 1.60

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

Unemployment, total (% of total labor force) (modeled ILO estimate) in United Arab Emirates was 3.80 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 26 years was 4.20 in 2009, while its lowest value was 1.80 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.

See also:

Year Value
1991 3.20
1992 3.30
1993 3.30
1994 2.10
1995 1.80
1996 2.70
1997 2.60
1998 3.30
1999 3.30
2000 2.30
2001 3.30
2002 3.40
2003 2.80
2004 3.20
2005 3.10
2006 3.20
2007 3.20
2008 4.00
2009 4.20
2010 4.10
2011 4.10
2012 4.10
2013 4.10
2014 4.00
2015 4.00
2016 3.80
2017 3.80

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Unemployment