Ghana Unemployment Rate 1991-2024

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Ghana unemployment rate for 2022 was 3.87%, a 0.05% decline from 2021.
  • Ghana unemployment rate for 2021 was 3.92%, a 0.15% increase from 2020.
  • Ghana unemployment rate for 2020 was 3.77%, a 0.31% increase from 2019.
  • Ghana unemployment rate for 2019 was 3.46%, a 0.03% 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%
Ghana Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2022 3.87% -0.05%
2021 3.92% 0.15%
2020 3.77% 0.31%
2019 3.46% 0.03%
2018 3.43% 0.06%
2017 3.37% -1.74%
2016 5.11% -1.70%
2015 6.81% 2.32%
2014 4.50% 2.33%
2013 2.17% -1.06%
2012 3.23% -1.00%
2011 4.22% -1.16%
2010 5.38% 0.14%
2009 5.24% 0.27%
2008 4.98% 0.11%
2007 4.87% 0.23%
2006 4.64% -0.97%
2005 5.61% -0.97%
2004 6.57% -0.97%
2003 7.54% -0.98%
2002 8.52% -0.97%
2001 9.49% -0.97%
2000 10.46% 0.36%
1999 10.10% 1.90%
1998 8.20% 0.57%
1997 7.63% 0.60%
1996 7.03% 0.58%
1995 6.45% 0.57%
1994 5.88% 0.62%
1993 5.27% 0.57%
1992 4.70% 1.21%
1991 3.49% 1.21%