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Unemployment rate in UAE lowest in the world at 2.2 percent


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Citing figures from The Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Authority (FCSA) the UAE has the lowest unemployment rate with 2.2 percent only. 

According to FCSA, the number of unemployed persons in the country accounted for 97.8 percent of the population by end of 2019. 

UAE’s workforce was 7.3888 million in the reference year, a growth of 2.2 percent from 7.225 million in 2018, which estimated the unemployment rate at 2.2 percent.

The record is among the lowest on record worldwide. 

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