Liberia Unemployment Rate 1991-2024

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Liberia unemployment rate for 2022 was 3.63%, a 0.04% decline from 2021.
  • Liberia unemployment rate for 2021 was 3.67%, a 0.17% decline from 2020.
  • Liberia unemployment rate for 2020 was 3.84%, a 0.83% increase from 2019.
  • Liberia unemployment rate for 2019 was 3.02%, a 0.01% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
Somalia 20.05%
Haiti 14.84%
Yemen 13.59%
Rwanda 13.01%
South Sudan 12.98%
Nepal 11.12%
Syrian Arab Republic 9.61%
Comoros 8.81%
Zimbabwe 7.95%
Tajikistan 7.83%
Eritrea 6.62%
Central African Republic 6.36%
Guinea 5.75%
Malawi 5.61%
Burkina Faso 5.18%
Democratic Republic of Congo 4.99%
Gambia 4.78%
Uganda 4.28%
Togo 4.07%
Ethiopia 4.02%
Mozambique 3.91%
Sierra Leone 3.64%
Liberia 3.63%
Guinea-Bissau 3.58%
Senegal 3.43%
North Korea 2.96%
Mali 2.76%
Tanzania 2.76%
Madagascar 2.14%
Benin 1.65%
Chad 1.41%
Burundi 1.02%
Niger 0.53%
Liberia Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2022 3.63% -0.04%
2021 3.67% -0.17%
2020 3.84% 0.83%
2019 3.02% -0.01%
2018 3.03% -0.02%
2017 3.04% -0.04%
2016 3.08% 0.50%
2015 2.58% 0.50%
2014 2.08% -0.03%
2013 2.11% -0.05%
2012 2.16% -0.05%
2011 2.21% -0.06%
2010 2.27% 0.01%
2009 2.26% 0.01%
2008 2.25% 0.02%
2007 2.23% 0.00%
2006 2.23% 0.00%
2005 2.23% 0.00%
2004 2.23% -0.04%
2003 2.26% 0.06%
2002 2.21% 0.01%
2001 2.20% 0.08%
2000 2.12% -0.01%
1999 2.13% 0.00%
1998 2.13% 0.01%
1997 2.12% -0.02%
1996 2.14% -0.07%
1995 2.21% -0.08%
1994 2.29% 0.00%
1993 2.29% -0.03%
1992 2.32% -0.03%
1991 2.36% -0.03%