Guinea-Bissau Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Guinea-Bissau unemployment rate for 2021 was 6.76%, a 0.02% increase from 2020.
  • Guinea-Bissau unemployment rate for 2020 was 6.74%, a 0.7% increase from 2019.
  • Guinea-Bissau unemployment rate for 2019 was 6.04%, a 0.05% increase from 2018.
  • Guinea-Bissau unemployment rate for 2018 was 5.98%, a 0% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
Somalia 19.87%
Haiti 15.73%
South Sudan 13.92%
Yemen 13.57%
Afghanistan 13.28%
Gambia 11.21%
Syrian Arab Republic 10.57%
Comoros 9.45%
Eritrea 8.05%
Tajikistan 7.75%
Mali 7.72%
Malawi 7.02%
Guinea-Bissau 6.76%
Central African Republic 6.58%
Guinea 6.34%
Democratic Republic of Congo 5.43%
Sierra Leone 5.33%
Zimbabwe 5.17%
Nepal 5.05%
Burkina Faso 4.76%
Liberia 4.10%
Togo 4.00%
Mozambique 3.98%
Senegal 3.72%
Ethiopia 3.69%
Uganda 2.94%
Tanzania 2.65%
Madagascar 2.59%
North Korea 2.59%
Chad 1.88%
Burundi 1.79%
Rwanda 1.61%
Benin 1.57%
Niger 0.75%
Guinea-Bissau Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2021 6.76% 0.02%
2020 6.74% 0.70%
2019 6.04% 0.05%
2018 5.98% 0.00%
2017 5.99% 0.04%
2016 5.95% 0.08%
2015 5.87% 0.07%
2014 5.80% -0.01%
2013 5.81% -0.06%
2012 5.87% -0.11%
2011 5.98% -0.10%
2010 6.08% 0.19%
2009 5.90% 0.00%
2008 5.89% -0.16%
2007 6.06% -0.09%
2006 6.14% -0.07%
2005 6.21% -0.04%
2004 6.25% -0.12%
2003 6.37% -0.01%
2002 6.38% 0.08%
2001 6.30% 0.05%
2000 6.25% -0.07%
1999 6.32% -0.04%
1998 6.35% -0.06%
1997 6.41% 0.02%
1996 6.39% 0.05%
1995 6.34% -0.02%
1994 6.36% 0.01%
1993 6.35% 0.05%
1992 6.30% 0.11%
1991 6.19% 0.11%