Djibouti Unemployment Rate 1991-2024

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Djibouti unemployment rate for 2022 was 27.93%, a 0.03% decline from 2021.
  • Djibouti unemployment rate for 2021 was 27.95%, a 0.09% decline from 2020.
  • Djibouti unemployment rate for 2020 was 28.05%, a 1.73% increase from 2019.
  • Djibouti unemployment rate for 2019 was 26.32%, a 0.17% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
Djibouti 27.93%
West Bank and Gaza 25.72%
Eswatini 24.39%
Republic of Congo 21.80%
Sudan 18.73%
Lesotho 18.04%
Tunisia 16.12%
Sao Tome and Principe 15.32%
Cabo Verde 13.57%
Georgia 11.31%
Mauritania 11.11%
Morocco 10.49%
Angola 10.21%
Mongolia 8.25%
India 7.33%
Honduras 7.10%
Egypt 6.96%
Sri Lanka 6.71%
Pakistan 6.42%
Zambia 6.13%
Uzbekistan 6.01%
Nigeria 5.76%
Nicaragua 5.57%
Kenya 5.50%
Timor-Leste 4.86%
Bangladesh 4.70%
Kyrgyz Republic 4.57%
Bolivia 4.42%
Cameroon 4.00%
Ghana 3.87%
El Salvador 3.82%
Bhutan 3.60%
Indonesia 3.55%
Papua New Guinea 2.75%
Lao PDR 2.63%
Moldova 2.28%
Philippines 2.24%
Vanuatu 2.09%
Vietnam 1.92%
Solomon Islands 1.54%
Cambodia 0.36%
Djibouti Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2022 27.93% -0.03%
2021 27.95% -0.09%
2020 28.05% 1.73%
2019 26.32% 0.17%
2018 26.15% 0.09%
2017 26.06% -0.14%
2016 26.20% -0.14%
2015 26.34% -0.17%
2014 26.51% -0.20%
2013 26.71% -0.16%
2012 26.87% -0.10%
2011 26.97% -0.22%
2010 27.19% -0.21%
2009 27.40% -0.05%
2008 27.46% -0.16%
2007 27.62% -0.15%
2006 27.77% -0.18%
2005 27.95% -0.15%
2004 28.09% -0.13%
2003 28.22% -0.13%
2002 28.35% -0.17%
2001 28.52% -0.16%
2000 28.68% -0.08%
1999 28.76% -0.20%
1998 28.96% -0.16%
1997 29.12% -0.19%
1996 29.31% -0.12%
1995 29.43% -0.07%
1994 29.49% -0.25%
1993 29.75% 0.06%
1992 29.68% -0.21%
1991 29.89% -0.21%