Djibouti Unemployment Rate 1991-2021

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Djibouti unemployment rate for 2020 was 11.57%, a 0.6% increase from 2019.
  • Djibouti unemployment rate for 2019 was 10.97%, a 0.09% decline from 2018.
  • Djibouti unemployment rate for 2018 was 11.06%, a 0.12% decline from 2017.
  • Djibouti unemployment rate for 2017 was 11.18%, a 0.13% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
West Bank and Gaza 27.35%
Lesotho 24.65%
Eswatini 23.40%
Sudan 17.71%
Tunisia 16.69%
Sao Tome and Principe 13.86%
Cabo Verde 13.41%
Zambia 12.17%
Georgia 12.05%
Djibouti 11.57%
Mauritania 10.66%
Egypt 10.45%
Congo, Rep. 10.27%
Morocco 10.15%
Ukraine 9.48%
Honduras 9.39%
Nigeria 9.01%
Kyrgyz Republic 7.89%
Angola 7.70%
India 7.11%
El Salvador 6.98%
Uzbekistan 5.97%
Nicaragua 5.82%
Bolivia 5.61%
Bangladesh 5.30%
Timor-Leste 5.06%
Sri Lanka 4.84%
Moldova 4.71%
Pakistan 4.65%
Ghana 4.53%
Mongolia 4.33%
Indonesia 4.11%
Bhutan 3.74%
Cameroon 3.62%
Philippines 3.36%
Kenya 2.98%
Papua New Guinea 2.74%
Vietnam 2.27%
Vanuatu 1.95%
Myanmar 1.79%
Lao PDR 0.95%
Solomon Islands 0.79%
Cambodia 0.31%
Djibouti Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2020 11.57% 0.60%
2019 10.97% -0.09%
2018 11.06% -0.12%
2017 11.18% -0.13%
2016 11.31% -0.08%
2015 11.39% -0.06%
2014 11.45% -0.09%
2013 11.54% 0.02%
2012 11.52% 0.01%
2011 11.51% -0.01%
2010 11.52% 0.06%
2009 11.46% 0.36%
2008 11.10% -0.07%
2007 11.17% -0.17%
2006 11.34% -0.18%
2005 11.52% -0.10%
2004 11.62% -0.07%
2003 11.69% 0.00%
2002 11.69% 0.06%
2001 11.63% -0.03%
2000 11.66% -0.04%
1999 11.70% 0.06%
1998 11.64% 0.00%
1997 11.64% -0.02%
1996 11.66% 0.01%
1995 11.65% -0.01%
1994 11.66% 0.05%
1993 11.61% 0.14%
1992 11.47% 0.09%
1991 11.38% 0.09%