Djibouti Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Djibouti unemployment rate for 2021 was 28.39%, a 0% increase from 2020.
  • Djibouti unemployment rate for 2020 was 28.39%, a 2.03% increase from 2019.
  • Djibouti unemployment rate for 2019 was 26.36%, a 0.17% increase from 2018.
  • Djibouti unemployment rate for 2018 was 26.19%, a 0.13% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
Djibouti 28.39%
Eswatini 25.76%
West Bank and Gaza 24.90%
Lesotho 24.60%
Republic of Congo 23.01%
Sudan 19.81%
Tunisia 16.82%
Sao Tome and Principe 15.91%
Cabo Verde 15.42%
Zambia 13.03%
Morocco 11.47%
Mauritania 11.46%
Georgia 10.66%
Nigeria 9.79%
Egypt 9.33%
Kyrgyz Republic 9.10%
Ukraine 8.88%
Angola 8.53%
Honduras 8.51%
Bolivia 8.51%
Uzbekistan 7.16%
Mongolia 7.08%
India 5.98%
Nicaragua 5.96%
El Salvador 5.94%
Kenya 5.74%
Sri Lanka 5.40%
Bangladesh 5.23%
Timor-Leste 5.07%
Ghana 4.70%
Indonesia 4.41%
Pakistan 4.35%
Bhutan 4.33%
Moldova 3.96%
Cameroon 3.87%
Papua New Guinea 2.75%
Philippines 2.41%
Vanuatu 2.18%
Myanmar 2.17%
Vietnam 2.17%
Lao PDR 1.26%
Solomon Islands 1.03%
Cambodia 0.61%
Djibouti Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2021 28.39% 0.00%
2020 28.39% 2.03%
2019 26.36% 0.17%
2018 26.19% 0.13%
2017 26.06% -0.13%
2016 26.19% -0.13%
2015 26.33% -0.15%
2014 26.48% -0.16%
2013 26.64% -0.14%
2012 26.78% -0.11%
2011 26.89% -0.17%
2010 27.06% -0.16%
2009 27.22% -0.08%
2008 27.31% -0.14%
2007 27.44% -0.13%
2006 27.57% -0.15%
2005 27.72% -0.13%
2004 27.85% -0.12%
2003 27.96% -0.12%
2002 28.08% -0.13%
2001 28.22% -0.13%
2000 28.35% -0.09%
1999 28.43% -0.14%
1998 28.58% -0.13%
1997 28.70% -0.14%
1996 28.84% -0.10%
1995 28.94% -0.08%
1994 29.02% -0.17%
1993 29.19% -0.01%
1992 29.20% -0.16%
1991 29.36% -0.16%