Yemen Unemployment Rate

1994 - 2014 | Yearly | % | Central Statistical Organization

Yemen Unemployment Rate dropped to 13.50 % in Dec 2014, from the previously reported number of 14.30 % in Dec 2010. Yemen Unemployment Rate is updated yearly, available from Dec 1994 to Dec 2014, with an average rate of 14.80 %. The data reached an all-time high of 16.23 % in Dec 2004 and a record low of 9.80 % in Dec 1994. The data is reported by reported by Central Statistical Organization.

In the latest reports, Yemen Population reached 28.17 million people in Dec 2017. The country's Labour Force Participation Rate dropped to 36.30 % in Dec 2014.

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Yemen Unemployment Rate

What was Yemen's Unemployment Rate in 2014?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
13.50 2014 14.30 2010 9.80 1994 16.23 2004 % yearly 1994 - 2014

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 11.80 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Algeria (%) 11.70 Sep 2017 quarterly Jun 2014 - Sep 2017
Argentina (%) 13.10 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2002 - Jun 2020
Armenia (%) 18.10 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2020
Australia (%) 7.00 Oct 2020 monthly Feb 1978 - Oct 2020
Austria (%) 5.52 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Sep 2020
Azerbaijan (%) 6.94 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2020
Bahrain (%) 4.30 2016 yearly 1991 - 2016
Bangladesh (%) 5.30 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Belarus (%) 0.20 Jan 2021 monthly Oct 2004 - Jan 2021
Belgium (%) 5.20 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1983 - Sep 2020
Bolivia (%) 3.40 2017 yearly 1999 - 2017
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 15.70 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Botswana (%) 18.72 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Brazil (%) 14.20 Jan 2021 monthly Mar 2012 - Jan 2021
Brunei (%) 8.37 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Bulgaria (%) 5.20 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Cambodia (%) 0.10 2017 yearly 2007 - 2017
Canada (%) 8.90 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1976 - Oct 2020
Chile (%) 11.60 Oct 2020 monthly Mar 2009 - Oct 2020
China (%) 4.24 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
Colombia (%) 15.77 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Sep 2020
Croatia (%) 9.20 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Cyprus (%) 8.00 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Sep 2020
Czech Republic (%) 2.79 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Sep 2020
Denmark (%) 5.80 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 2007 - Oct 2020
Ecuador (%) 4.96 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2013 - Dec 2020
Egypt (%) 7.20 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2003 - Dec 2020
Estonia (%) 7.70 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1989 - Sep 2020
European Union (%) 6.20 Jan 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2020
Finland (%) 8.20 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1988 - Dec 2020
France (%) 8.00 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1975 - Dec 2020
Georgia (%) 11.57 2019 yearly 1991 - 2019
Germany (%) 4.50 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1991 - Sep 2020
Ghana (%) 4.51 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Greece (%) 16.80 Aug 2020 monthly Apr 1998 - Aug 2020
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 6.40 Oct 2020 monthly Oct 1981 - Oct 2020
Hungary (%) 4.30 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Oct 2020
Iceland (%) 5.60 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2003 - Sep 2020
India (%) 7.11 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Indonesia (%) 7.07 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
Iran (%) 10.60 Mar 2020 quarterly Jun 2001 - Mar 2020
Ireland (%) 7.30 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1998 - Oct 2020
Israel (%) 4.71 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 2012 - Oct 2020
Italy (%) 10.20 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1983 - Feb 2021
Ivory Coast (%) 3.50 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Japan (%) 3.00 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1953 - Sep 2020
Jordan (%) 23.00 May 2020 quarterly Feb 2000 - May 2020
Kazakhstan (%) 5.00 Jul 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Jul 2020
Kenya (%) 2.98 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
South Korea (%) 4.00 Feb 2021 monthly Jun 1999 - Feb 2021
Kosovo (%) 29.10 Mar 2020 quarterly Mar 2016 - Mar 2020
Kuwait (%) 2.09 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Kyrgyzstan (%) 5.50 2019 yearly 1992 - 2019
Laos (%) 0.95 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Latvia (%) 8.00 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1998 - Oct 2020
Lebanon (%) 11.35 2018 yearly 2004 - 2018
Lithuania (%) 10.40 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1998 - Oct 2020
Luxembourg (%) 6.28 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1995 - Oct 2020
Macau SAR, China (%) 2.70 Jan 2021 monthly Sep 1996 - Jan 2021
North Macedonia (%) 16.14 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2020
Malawi (%) 6.60 2013 yearly 2005 - 2013
Malaysia (%) 5.40 May 2020 monthly Jan 2016 - May 2020
Malta (%) 4.60 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Sep 2020
Mauritius (%) 7.10 Mar 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2020
Mexico (%) 3.26 Mar 2020 monthly Jan 2005 - Mar 2020
Moldova (%) 4.22 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2020
Mongolia (%) 7.57 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2006 - Dec 2020
Montenegro (%) 19.00 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2020
Morocco (%) 12.20 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Mozambique (%) 3.24 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 (%) 4.90 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1986 - Dec 2020
Nigeria (%) 27.11 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Jun 2020
Norway (%) 5.20 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1989 - Sep 2020
Oman (%) 2.80 Oct 2020 monthly Mar 2018 - Oct 2020
Pakistan (%) 5.79 2018 yearly 1980 - 2018
Palestinian Territory (%) 23.40 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2020
Panama (%) 7.10 2019 yearly 2003 - 2019
Paraguay (%) 8.16 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2020
Peru (%) 16.43 Oct 2020 monthly Mar 2001 - Oct 2020
Philippines (%) 10.00 Jul 2020 quarterly Jul 1982 - Jul 2020
Poland (%) 6.10 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1990 - Oct 2020
Portugal (%) 7.50 Oct 2020 monthly Feb 1998 - Oct 2020
Qatar (%) 0.10 2019 yearly 1997 - 2019
Romania (%) 5.70 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Feb 2021
Russia (%) 6.35 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1994 - Sep 2020
Saudi Arabia (%) 8.98 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Jun 2020
Serbia (%) 9.90 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2020
Singapore (%) 3.60 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1987 - Sep 2020
Slovakia (%) 7.35 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 2006 - Oct 2020
Slovenia (%) 5.10 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1997 - Dec 2020
South Africa (%) 32.50 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2020
Spain (%) 16.13 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 1976 - Dec 2020
Sri Lanka (%) 5.20 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2012 - Dec 2020
Sudan (%) 20.30 2010 yearly 1993 - 2010
Sweden (%) 8.91 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1983 - Oct 2020
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 (%) -8.3 2014 yearly 1991 - 2014
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (%) -8.290 2014 yearly 1991 - 2014
National Government Debt (USD mn) 20,434.2 2013 yearly 2004 - 2013
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 58.8 2013 yearly 2004 - 2013
Forecast: Government Expenditure (YER bn) 6,978.400 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (YER bn) 21,485.840 2026 yearly 1999 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (YER bn) 4,626.610 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Government Revenue (YER mn) 180,160.000 Sep 2014 monthly Jan 2006 - Sep 2014
Government Revenue: Tax (YER mn) 45,416.000 Sep 2014 monthly Jan 2007 - Sep 2014
Government Expenditure (YER mn) 209,147.000 Sep 2014 monthly Jan 2006 - Sep 2014
General Budget: Net Cash Surplus/Deficit (YER mn) -28,987.000 Sep 2014 monthly Jan 2006 - Sep 2014
Government Expenditure: Current (YER mn) 1,273,878.000 2017 yearly 2002 - 2017
Government Revenue: Current (YER mn) 864,423.000 2017 yearly 2002 - 2017
Government Revenue: Current: Tax: Direct (YER mn) 235,092.000 2017 yearly 2002 - 2017
Domestic Public Debt: Net (YER bn) 2,712.900 2013 yearly 2002 - 2013
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 38.175 2026 yearly 1991 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) -378.4 Nov 2020 monthly Jun 1990 - Nov 2020
Total Exports (USD mn) 1.4 Nov 2020 monthly Jun 1990 - Nov 2020
Total Exports Growth (%) -61.6 Nov 2020 monthly Jun 1991 - Nov 2020
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 337.864 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 528.934 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 28.399 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Imports (USD mn) 379.8 Nov 2020 monthly Jun 1990 - Nov 2020
Total Imports Growth (%) -3.1 Dec 2020 monthly Jun 1991 - Dec 2020
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 263,971.894 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 76,337.098 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 0.168 Mar 2020 monthly Dec 2003 - Mar 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 26.379 Dec 2020 monthly Jun 1990 - Dec 2020
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 0.002 Nov 2020 monthly Aug 2000 - Nov 2020
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 47.413 Dec 2020 monthly Jun 1990 - Dec 2020
Exports: National (YER th) 108,319,365.974 Dec 2012 monthly Jan 2005 - Dec 2012
Re-Exports (YER th) 3,939,334.534 Dec 2012 monthly Jan 2005 - Dec 2012
Imports (YER th) 174,021,427.073 Dec 2012 monthly Jan 2005 - Dec 2012
Exports: HS: Coffee, Tea, Mate and Spices (YER th) 746,119.078 2017 yearly 2004 - 2017
Exports: HS: Tobacco and Manufactured Tobacco Substitutes (YER th) 491,886.558 2017 yearly 2004 - 2017
Exports: HS: Mineral Fuels, Oils & Products of Their Distillation & Bituminous S... (YER th) 0.000 2017 yearly 2004 - 2017
Exports: HS: Fish, Crustaceans, Mollusks and Other Aquatic Invertebrates (YER th) 12,400,499.616 2017 yearly 2004 - 2017
Exports: National: South Korea (YER th) 618,869.017 2017 yearly 1997 - 2017
Exports: National: Thailand (YER th) 132,468,960.215 2014 yearly 1997 - 2014
Exports: National: United Arab Emirates (YER th) 4,911,211.783 2014 yearly 1997 - 2014
Exports: National: China (YER th) 262,108.180 2017 yearly 1997 - 2017
Exports: National: India (YER th) 40,378.095 2017 yearly 1997 - 2017
Imports: HS: Cereals (YER th) 199,366,387.746 2017 yearly 2004 - 2017
Imports: HS: Mineral Fuels, Oils & Products of Their Distillation & Bituminous S... (YER th) 268,845,704.896 2017 yearly 2004 - 2017
Imports: HS: Iron and Steel (YER th) 30,298,318.672 2017 yearly 2004 - 2017
Imports: HS: Nuclear Reactors, Mechanical Appliances and Parts Thereof (YER th) 13,446,654.659 2017 yearly 2004 - 2017
Imports: HS: Vehicles Other than Tramway Rolling Stock and Accessories Thereof (YER th) 77,883,779.845 2017 yearly 2004 - 2017
Imports: China (YER th) 32,958,481.912 2017 yearly 1997 - 2017
Imports: India (YER th) 13,312,506.473 2017 yearly 1997 - 2017
Imports: Kuwait (YER th) 2,681,082.014 2014 yearly 1997 - 2014
Imports: Saudi Arabia (YER th) 94,545,533.620 2017 yearly 1997 - 2017
Imports: United Arab Emirates (YER th) 161,126,428.603 2017 yearly 1997 - 2017
Imports: Cement: Volume (Ton th) 755.000 2010 yearly 1998 - 2010
Export Value Index (2004=100) 48.909 2011 yearly 2005 - 2011
Import Value Index (2004=100) 46.685 2011 yearly 2005 - 2011
Export Volume Index (2004=100) 29.867 2011 yearly 2005 - 2011
Import Volume Index (2004=100) 30.787 2011 yearly 2005 - 2011
Crude Oil Exports: Public Sector: ytd: Volume (Barrel mn) 1.000 Jan 2015 monthly Feb 2004 - Jan 2015
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -2,421.5 2016 yearly 1990 - 2016
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -7.8 2016 yearly 1991 - 2016
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 0.0 2016 yearly 1990 - 2016
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) -1.6 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 0.0 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2016
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 0.000 Dec 2016 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2016
External Debt (USD mn) 7,191.5 Jan 2015 monthly Aug 2005 - Jan 2015
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 33.0 2017 yearly 2009 - 2017
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 426.9 2019 yearly 1971 - 2019
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 1.8 2017 yearly 1991 - 2017
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -2.224 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
BoP: Current Account: Trade: Exports (USD mn) 1,301.216 2017 yearly 1995 - 2017
BoP: Current Account: Income: Credit (USD mn) 12.900 2017 yearly 1995 - 2017
BoP: Current Account: Income (USD mn) -366.807 2017 yearly 1995 - 2017
BoP: Current Account: Services: Debit (USD mn) -1,244.613 2017 yearly 1995 - 2017
BoP: Current Account (USD mn) -1,209.651 2017 yearly 1995 - 2017
BoP: Current Account: Trade (USD mn) -5,214.321 2017 yearly 1995 - 2017
BoP: Current Account: Current Transfers (USD mn) 5,050.792 2017 yearly 1995 - 2017
BoP: Current Account: Income: Debit (USD mn) -379.707 2017 yearly 1995 - 2017
BoP: Current Account: Services (USD mn) -679.315 2017 yearly 1995 - 2017
BoP: Current Account: Current Transfers: Debit (USD mn) -67.588 2017 yearly 1995 - 2017
BoP: Current Account: Current Transfers: Credit (USD mn) 5,118.380 2017 yearly 1995 - 2017
BoP: Capital and Financial Account (CF) (USD mn) -50.608 2017 yearly 1995 - 2017
BoP: CF: Financial Account (USD mn) -50.608 2017 yearly 1995 - 2017
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Direct Investment (USD mn) 245.000 2017 yearly 1995 - 2017
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Other Investments (USD mn) -295.608 2017 yearly 1995 - 2017
BoP: Errors and Omissions (USD mn) 589.205 2017 yearly 1995 - 2017
BoP: Overall Balance (USD mn) -671.054 2017 yearly 1995 - 2017
BoP: Financing: Net Reserves: Reserve Assets (USD mn) 47.291 2017 yearly 1995 - 2017
BoP: Current Account: Trade: Imports (USD mn) -6,515.537 2017 yearly 1995 - 2017
BoP: Current Account: Services: Credit (USD mn) 565.299 2017 yearly 1995 - 2017
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI): Inflow (YER th) 115,000.000 Mar 2012 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2012
Capital Investment (YER th) 46,687,778.000 Mar 2012 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2012
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 5,161.198 Jan 2015 monthly Dec 2004 - Jan 2015
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 14,191.795 Jan 2015 monthly Dec 2004 - Jan 2015
M2 Growth (%) -0.1 Jan 2015 monthly Dec 2005 - Jan 2015
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 7.0 Aug 2015 monthly Jul 1995 - Aug 2015
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 4,975.2 Jul 2014 monthly May 1990 - Jul 2014
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 14.480 2013 yearly 1991 - 2013
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 5.9 Jul 2014 monthly Jun 1990 - Jul 2014
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 69.195 Jul 2014 monthly May 1990 - Jul 2014
Total Deposits (USD mn) 10,226.336 Jan 2015 monthly Jan 2008 - Jan 2015
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 12,866.5 Jan 2015 monthly Dec 2004 - Jan 2015
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 5.8 Jan 2015 monthly Dec 2005 - Jan 2015
Total Loans (USD mn) 2,519.784 Jan 2015 monthly Jan 2005 - Jan 2015
Total Loans Growth (%) 3.05 Jan 2015 monthly Jan 2006 - Jan 2015
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 7.52 2014 yearly 2005 - 2014
Deposits: Commercial and Islamic Banks (YER mn) 2,197,537.400 Jan 2015 monthly Jan 2008 - Jan 2015
Loans and Advances: Commercial Banks (CM): excl Govt (YER mn) 541,476.300 Jan 2015 monthly Jan 2005 - Jan 2015

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