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Saturday, 05 April 2014 - 13:19
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The unemployment rate in Sri Lanka fell to 4.1% in the fourth quarter of 2013.

According to the Department of Census & Statistics the overall unemployment rate reported for females was 6.4% and it was 2.8% for males.

The highest unemployment rate was reported from the G.C.E A/L and above group, which was about 8.1%.

The survey results also revealed that unemployment among females is higher than that among males in all age groups.

The estimated economically active population was about 8.7 million in the fourth quarter of 2013, of which 64.6% were males and 35.4% were females.
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