Unemployment, Total (% of Total Labour Force)


Definition

Unemployment, Total (% of Total Labour Force)

Data Provider: World Bank, World Development Indicators

Data Source: International Labour Organisation, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database

Data Name: Unemployment, total (% of total labour force) (modeled ILO estimate)

Data Year: The latest data displayed are for 2012 and was accessed from the World Bank on 6 August 2014

Data Periodicity: The data are updated annually

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

Data Methodology: Read more on the specific methodology for this data here at the World Bank