Central African Republic Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Central African Republic unemployment rate for 2021 was 6.58%, a 0.22% increase from 2020.
  • Central African Republic unemployment rate for 2020 was 6.36%, a 0.73% increase from 2019.
  • Central African Republic unemployment rate for 2019 was 5.62%, a 0.02% increase from 2018.
  • Central African Republic unemployment rate for 2018 was 5.61%, a 0.04% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Central African Republic Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2021 6.58% 0.22%
2020 6.36% 0.73%
2019 5.62% 0.02%
2018 5.61% -0.04%
2017 5.65% 0.00%
2016 5.65% 0.05%
2015 5.61% 0.08%
2014 5.53% 0.01%
2013 5.52% -0.03%
2012 5.55% -0.07%
2011 5.62% -0.05%
2010 5.67% 0.18%
2009 5.49% 0.02%
2008 5.47% -0.14%
2007 5.61% -0.05%
2006 5.66% -0.04%
2005 5.70% -0.02%
2004 5.72% -0.09%
2003 5.81% 0.01%
2002 5.80% 0.10%
2001 5.69% 0.08%
2000 5.61% -0.07%
1999 5.68% -0.03%
1998 5.71% -0.05%
1997 5.76% 0.02%
1996 5.74% 0.04%
1995 5.70% -0.02%
1994 5.72% 0.00%
1993 5.72% 0.03%
1992 5.69% 0.07%
1991 5.62% 0.07%