Liberia Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Liberia unemployment rate for 2021 was 4.10%, a 0.12% increase from 2020.
  • Liberia unemployment rate for 2020 was 3.98%, a 0.97% increase from 2019.
  • Liberia unemployment rate for 2019 was 3.02%, a 0.01% decline from 2018.
  • Liberia unemployment rate for 2018 was 3.03%, a 0.02% decline 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%
Liberia Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2021 4.10% 0.12%
2020 3.98% 0.97%
2019 3.02% -0.01%
2018 3.03% -0.02%
2017 3.05% -0.03%
2016 3.08% 1.00%
2015 2.08% 0.00%
2014 2.08% -0.04%
2013 2.12% -0.05%
2012 2.17% -0.05%
2011 2.22% -0.05%
2010 2.27% 0.02%
2009 2.25% 0.02%
2008 2.23% 0.02%
2007 2.21% 0.01%
2006 2.20% 0.01%
2005 2.19% 0.01%
2004 2.17% -0.01%
2003 2.18% 0.04%
2002 2.14% 0.01%
2001 2.13% 0.05%
2000 2.08% 0.00%
1999 2.08% 0.03%
1998 2.05% 0.00%
1997 2.05% 0.00%
1996 2.05% -0.05%
1995 2.09% -0.05%
1994 2.15% -0.02%
1993 2.17% -0.03%
1992 2.20% -0.03%
1991 2.23% -0.03%