Unemployment Rate in Bangladesh decreased to 4.20 percent in 2019 from 4.30 percent in 2018. source: World Bank

Unemployment Rate in Bangladesh averaged 3.88 percent from 1991 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 5.10 percent in 1997 and a record low of 2.20 percent in 1991. This page provides - Bangladesh Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Bangladesh Unemployment Rate - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on February of 2021.

Unemployment Rate in Bangladesh is expected to reach 4.50 percent by the end of 2020, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Bangladesh Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 4.60 percent in 2021 and 4.40 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Bangladesh Unemployment Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.20 4.30 5.10 2.20 1991 - 2019 percent Yearly

Bangladesh Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.20 4.30 5.10 2.20 percent [+]
Wages 13258.00 12897.00 13258.00 11493.00 BDT/Month [+]
Population 165.20 164.60 165.20 50.10 Million [+]
Minimum Wages 8000.00 5300.00 8000.00 5300.00 BDT/Month [+]
Retirement Age Men 59.00 59.00 59.00 57.00 [+]
Retirement Age Women 59.00 59.00 59.00 57.00 [+]

Bangladesh Unemployment Rate
In Bangladesh, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force.