Myanmar Unemployment Rate

1991 - 2020 | Yearly | % | CEIC Data

Myanmar Unemployment Rate increased to 1.79 % in Dec 2020, from the previously reported number of 0.50 % in Dec 2019. Myanmar Unemployment Rate is updated yearly, available from Dec 1991 to Dec 2020, with an average rate of 0.81 %. The data reached an all-time high of 1.79 % in Dec 2020 and a record low of 0.50 % in Dec 2019. The data is reported by reported by CEIC Data.

In the latest reports, Myanmar Population reached 54.41 million people in Dec 2020. The country's Labour Force Participation Rate dropped to 56.61 % in Dec 2020.

View Myanmar's Unemployment Rate from 1991 to 2020 in the chart:

Myanmar Unemployment Rate

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Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
1.79 2020 0.50 2019 0.50 2019 1.79 2020 % yearly 1991 - 2020

Unemployment Rate by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 11.90 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2021
Algeria (%) 11.70 Sep 2017 quarterly Jun 2014 - Sep 2017
Argentina (%) 11.00 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2002 - Dec 2020
Armenia (%) 17.00 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
Australia (%) 5.62 Mar 2021 monthly Feb 1978 - Mar 2021
Austria (%) 5.65 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
Azerbaijan (%) 7.16 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2020
Bahrain (%) 4.30 2016 yearly 1991 - 2016
Bangladesh (%) 5.30 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Belarus (%) 0.20 May 2021 monthly Oct 2004 - May 2021
Belgium (%) 5.80 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1983 - Mar 2021
Bolivia (%) 3.40 2017 yearly 1999 - 2017
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 15.70 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Botswana (%) 17.70 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Brazil (%) 14.70 Apr 2021 monthly Mar 2012 - Apr 2021
Brunei (%) 8.37 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Bulgaria (%) 6.30 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2021
Cambodia (%) 2.40 2019 yearly 2007 - 2019
Canada (%) 7.50 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1976 - Mar 2021
Chile (%) 10.40 Mar 2021 monthly Mar 2009 - Mar 2021
China (%) 3.94 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2021
Colombia (%) 14.18 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2021
Croatia (%) 9.90 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2021
Cyprus (%) 7.10 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2021
Czech Republic (%) 3.42 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
Denmark (%) 6.00 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Mar 2021
Ecuador (%) 5.46 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2013 - Mar 2021
Egypt (%) 7.40 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2003 - Mar 2021
Estonia (%) 7.70 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1989 - Sep 2020
European Union (%) 6.20 Jan 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2020
Finland (%) 7.60 May 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - May 2021
France (%) 8.10 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1975 - Mar 2021
Georgia (%) 18.50 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Germany (%) 4.50 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Mar 2021
Ghana (%) 4.53 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Greece (%) 15.80 Dec 2020 monthly Apr 1998 - Dec 2020
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 6.80 Mar 2021 monthly Oct 1981 - Mar 2021
Hungary (%) 4.50 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2021
Iceland (%) 7.50 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
India (%) 7.11 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Indonesia (%) 7.07 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
Iran (%) 9.40 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2001 - Dec 2020
Ireland (%) 5.80 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Apr 2021
Israel (%) 5.39 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2012 - Mar 2021
Italy (%) 10.51 May 2021 monthly Jan 1983 - May 2021
Ivory Coast (%) 3.50 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Japan (%) 2.60 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1953 - Mar 2021
Jordan (%) 20.40 Nov 2020 quarterly Feb 2000 - Nov 2020
Kazakhstan (%) 5.00 Jul 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Jul 2020
Kenya (%) 2.98 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
South Korea (%) 3.70 Jun 2021 monthly Jun 1999 - Jun 2021
Kosovo (%) 24.60 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2016 - Sep 2020
Kuwait (%) 2.09 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Kyrgyzstan (%) 5.80 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Laos (%) 0.95 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Latvia (%) 8.70 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Mar 2021
Lebanon (%) 11.35 2018 yearly 2004 - 2018
Lithuania (%) 8.90 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Mar 2021
Luxembourg (%) 6.11 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2021
Macau SAR, China (%) 3.00 May 2021 monthly Sep 1996 - May 2021
North Macedonia (%) 16.00 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2021
Malawi (%) 6.60 2013 yearly 2005 - 2013
Malaysia (%) 5.40 May 2020 monthly Jan 2016 - May 2020
Malta (%) 3.90 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2021
Mauritius (%) 7.10 Mar 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2020
Mexico (%) 4.43 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Mar 2021
Moldova (%) 3.60 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Mongolia (%) 8.75 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2006 - Mar 2021
Montenegro (%) 21.20 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2020
Morocco (%) 12.50 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2021
Mozambique (%) 3.39 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Myanmar (%) 1.79 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Nepal (%) 4.44 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Netherlands (%) 3.80 Mar 2020 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2020
New Zealand (%) 4.70 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1986 - Mar 2021
Nigeria (%) 33.28 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Norway (%) 5.00 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1989 - Nov 2020
Oman (%) 2.80 Mar 2021 monthly Mar 2018 - Mar 2021
Pakistan (%) 5.79 2018 yearly 1980 - 2018
Palestinian Territory (%) 27.80 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
Panama (%) 7.10 2019 yearly 2003 - 2019
Paraguay (%) 7.17 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2017 - Dec 2020
Peru (%) 15.28 Mar 2021 monthly Mar 2001 - Mar 2021
Philippines (%) 8.70 Jan 2021 quarterly Jul 1982 - Jan 2021
Poland (%) 6.40 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Mar 2021
Portugal (%) 7.20 Jan 2021 monthly Feb 1998 - Jan 2021
Qatar (%) 0.10 2019 yearly 1997 - 2019
Romania (%) 5.50 May 2021 monthly Jan 2021 - May 2021
Russia (%) 5.90 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1994 - Dec 2020
Saudi Arabia (%) 7.45 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Serbia (%) 12.80 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2021
Singapore (%) 2.90 Mar 2021 monthly Mar 2020 - Mar 2021
Slovakia (%) 7.98 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Mar 2021
Slovenia (%) 5.60 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 1997 - Mar 2021
South Africa (%) 32.60 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
Spain (%) 15.98 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1976 - Mar 2021
Sri Lanka (%) 5.70 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 2012 - Mar 2021
Sudan (%) 20.30 2010 yearly 1993 - 2010
Sweden (%) 9.07 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1983 - Mar 2021
Switzerland (%) 5.01 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1991 - Dec 2020

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -2.6 2018 yearly 1986 - 2018
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -1,766.426 2017 yearly 2000 - 2017
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 92.626 Mar 2021 monthly Apr 2012 - Mar 2021
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 6.5 2017 yearly 2005 - 2017
Forecast: Government Expenditure (MMK bn) 40,618.970 2026 yearly 1998 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (MMK bn) 114,825.890 2026 yearly 1998 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (MMK bn) 32,620.730 2026 yearly 1998 - 2026
Budget: Expense (EX) (MMK mn) 8,988,366.316 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2018 - Sep 2020
Budget: Government Deficit/Surplus (MMK mn) -4,268,552.067 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2018 - Sep 2020
Budget: TR: Tax on Income and Profit (MMK mn) 1,570,695.208 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2018 - Sep 2020
Budget: TR: PPC: Excise duty (MMK mn) 423.750 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2018 - Sep 2020
Budget: Total Revenue (MMK mn) 8,784,346.636 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2018 - Sep 2020
Budget: Net Borrowing/ Net Lending (MMK mn) -4,581,116.779 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2018 - Sep 2020
Budget: TR: PPC: Specific Goods Tax (MMK mn) 318,373.854 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2018 - Sep 2020
Budget: Total Expenditure (MMK mn) 13,052,898.703 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2018 - Sep 2020
Budget: Revenue (MMK mn) 7,876,801.015 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2018 - Sep 2020
Budget: Net Capital Expenditure (NEX) (MMK mn) 3,469,551.478 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2018 - Sep 2020
Budget: Revenue (MMK mn) 22,315,579.937 2020 yearly 2018 - 2020
Budget: Net Capital Expenditure (NEX) (MMK mn) 7,465,678.122 2020 yearly 2018 - 2020
Budget: TR: Tax on Income and Profit (MMK mn) 2,473,685.029 2020 yearly 2018 - 2020
Budget: Total Expenditure (MMK mn) 31,918,891.000 2020 yearly 2018 - 2020
Budget: Expense (EX) (MMK mn) 23,032,259.947 2020 yearly 2018 - 2020
Budget: Government Deficit/Surplus (MMK mn) -6,719,131.482 2020 yearly 2018 - 2020
Budget: TR: PPC: Specific Goods Tax (MMK mn) 1,348,541.412 2020 yearly 2018 - 2020
Budget: Total Revenue (MMK mn) 25,199,759.518 2020 yearly 2018 - 2020
Budget: TR: PPC: Excise duty (MMK mn) 1,130.033 2020 yearly 2018 - 2020
Budget: Net Borrowing/ Net Lending (MMK mn) -8,182,358.132 2020 yearly 2018 - 2020
Government Expenditure: Capital Account (MMK mn) 4,063,114.700 2018 yearly 1981 - 2018
Government Expenditure: Current Account (CA) (MMK mn) 15,396,950.000 2018 yearly 1981 - 2018
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 6.921 2026 yearly 1999 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) 80.3 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Mar 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 1,416.3 Aug 2020 monthly Jul 2010 - Aug 2020
Total Exports Growth (%) -20.6 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 2011 - Mar 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 27,024.479 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 430.834 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 20.249 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 1,225.3 Nov 2020 monthly Jul 2010 - Nov 2020
Total Imports Growth (%) -42.3 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 2011 - Mar 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 522,859.335 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 76,528.139 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 92.090 Aug 2020 monthly Aug 2010 - Aug 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 33.590 Aug 2020 monthly Jul 2010 - Aug 2020
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 457.620 Sep 2020 monthly Jul 2010 - Sep 2020
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 477.670 Sep 2020 monthly Jul 2010 - Sep 2020
Re Exports (USD mn) 348.400 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 2010 - Mar 2021
Exports: Matpe (USD mn) 40.000 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 2010 - Mar 2021
Imports: Fabric of Artificial & Synthetics Fabric (USD mn) 52.000 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 2010 - Mar 2021
Imports: Plastic (USD mn) 56.800 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 2010 - Mar 2021
Exports: Fish & Fish Products (USD mn) 53.200 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 2010 - Mar 2021
Exports: Gas (USD mn) 142.500 Mar 2021 monthly Aug 2010 - Mar 2021
Exports: Sesamum Seeds (USD mn) 11.700 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 2010 - Mar 2021
Imports: Refined Mineral Oil (USD mn) 210.700 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 2010 - Mar 2021
Imports: Edible Vegetable Oil & Other Hydrogenated Oils (USD mn) 80.400 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 2010 - Mar 2021
Exports: Teak Log (USD mn) 0.400 Mar 2015 monthly Jan 2011 - Mar 2015
Imports: Machinery Non-Electric & Transport Equipment (USD mn) 125.100 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 2010 - Mar 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -198.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Sep 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 429.9 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Jun 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 11,114.4 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 66.1 2019 yearly 1973 - 2019
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -2.532 2026 yearly 1998 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -34,807.393 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2020
BoP: CA: Exports (f.o.b) (USD mn) 2,251.809 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2020
BoP: CA: Primary Income: Net (USD mn) -383.802 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2020
BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Payments (USD mn) 51.415 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2020
BoP: Financial Account (USD mn) -961.052 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2020
BoP: CA: Services: Payments (USD mn) 768.365 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2020
BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Receipts (USD mn) 994.355 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2020
BoP: Capital Account: Payments (USD mn) 0.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2020
BoP: CA: Services: Net (USD mn) 149.100 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2020
BoP: CA: Primary Income: Payments (USD mn) 763.444 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2020
BoP: Capital Account: Net (USD mn) 0.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2020
BoP: Financial Account: Liabilities (USD mn) 1,177.065 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2020
BoP: CA: Services: Receipts (USD mn) 917.464 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2020
BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Net (USD mn) 942.941 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2020
BoP: Capital Account: Receipts (USD mn) 0.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2020
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (USD mn) -128.377 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2020
BoP: CA: Imports (f.o.b) (USD mn) 3,149.526 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2020
BoP: CA: Primary Income: Receipts (USD mn) 379.642 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2020
Balance of Payment(BoP): Current Account (CA) (USD mn) -189.478 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2020
BoP: Financial Account: Assets (USD mn) 216.012 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2020
FDI: PE: Value: Power (USD mn) 515.119 Mar 2021 monthly Feb 2004 - Mar 2021
FDI: PE: Value: China (USD mn) 27.400 Mar 2021 monthly Feb 2004 - Mar 2021
FDI: PE: Value: Mining (USD mn) 0.000 Mar 2021 monthly Feb 2004 - Mar 2021
FDI: PE: Value: Manufacturing (USD mn) 15.000 Mar 2021 monthly Feb 2004 - Mar 2021
FDI: PE: Value: Hong Kong (USD mn) 0.000 Mar 2021 monthly Feb 2004 - Mar 2021
FDI: PE: Value: Japan (USD mn) 515.119 Mar 2021 monthly Feb 2004 - Mar 2021
FDI: PE: Value (USD mn) 584.019 Mar 2021 monthly Feb 2004 - Mar 2021
FDI: PE: Value: Oil & Gas (USD mn) 0.000 Mar 2021 monthly Feb 2004 - Mar 2021
FDI: PE: Value: Singapore (USD mn) 10.000 Mar 2021 monthly Feb 2004 - Mar 2021
FDI: PE: Value: South Korea (USD mn) 0.000 Mar 2021 monthly Feb 2004 - Mar 2021
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 18,632.109 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 2012 - Feb 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 56,858.041 Jan 2021 monthly Apr 2012 - Jan 2021
M2 Growth (%) 18.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2002 - Dec 2020
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 3.5 Apr 2021 monthly May 2011 - Apr 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 7,224.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1950 - Dec 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 4.2 Jun 2020 quarterly Sep 2010 - Jun 2020
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 395.190 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1950 - Mar 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 73,922.117 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 45,836.4 Jan 2021 monthly Apr 2012 - Jan 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 16.4 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 2002 - Jan 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 25.74 2019 yearly 1960 - 2019
Reserve Requirement Rate: MMK (%) 3.500 Jun 2021 monthly May 2011 - Jun 2021
Money Stock: M2 (MMK mn) 72,319,209.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Jun 2013 - Sep 2020
Money Stock: M0 (MMK mn) 21,441,261.650 Sep 2020 quarterly Jun 2013 - Sep 2020
Money Stock: M1 (MMK mn) 22,407,641.850 Sep 2020 quarterly Jun 2013 - Sep 2020

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