Unemployment in Lebanon

Lebanon Unemployment | Economic News & Forecasts

Lebanon - Unemployment

Available data suggests that economic momentum has been tepid so far this year. In January and February, the coincident indicator—which measures economic activity—averaged lower than in Q4 2018, while credit to the private sector declined and the construction sector remained weak, as shown by annual falls in building permits and cement sales. Moreover, passenger arrivals through Beirut International Airport have been soft, suggesting the tourism sector is struggling. On the political front, discussions are under way over the 2019 budget, which will be a vital gauge of the government’s commitment to fiscal reform. However, the austerity measures required to put the public finances on an even keel could cause social unrest; small protests in recent weeks could be a sign of things to come.

Lebanon - Unemployment Data

2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  
Unemployment Rate6.2  6.2  6.2  6.2  6.3  

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Lebanon Unemployment Chart


Lebanon Unemployment
Note: Unemployment in % of active population.
Source: Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries.

Lebanon Facts

ValueChangeDate
Exchange Rate1,5080.0 %May 13
Stock Market8700.37 %May 13

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