Morocco Unemployment Rate 1991-2021

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Morocco unemployment rate for 2020 was 10.15%, a 1.14% increase from 2019.
  • Morocco unemployment rate for 2019 was 9.01%, a 0.07% decline from 2018.
  • Morocco unemployment rate for 2018 was 9.08%, a 0.11% decline from 2017.
  • Morocco unemployment rate for 2017 was 9.19%, a 0.11% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
West Bank and Gaza 27.35%
Lesotho 24.65%
Eswatini 23.40%
Sudan 17.71%
Tunisia 16.69%
Sao Tome and Principe 13.86%
Cabo Verde 13.41%
Zambia 12.17%
Georgia 12.05%
Djibouti 11.57%
Mauritania 10.66%
Egypt 10.45%
Congo, Rep. 10.27%
Morocco 10.15%
Ukraine 9.48%
Honduras 9.39%
Nigeria 9.01%
Kyrgyz Republic 7.89%
Angola 7.70%
India 7.11%
El Salvador 6.98%
Uzbekistan 5.97%
Nicaragua 5.82%
Bolivia 5.61%
Bangladesh 5.30%
Timor-Leste 5.06%
Sri Lanka 4.84%
Moldova 4.71%
Pakistan 4.65%
Ghana 4.53%
Mongolia 4.33%
Indonesia 4.11%
Bhutan 3.74%
Cameroon 3.62%
Philippines 3.36%
Kenya 2.98%
Papua New Guinea 2.74%
Vietnam 2.27%
Vanuatu 1.95%
Myanmar 1.79%
Lao PDR 0.95%
Solomon Islands 0.79%
Cambodia 0.31%
Morocco Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2020 10.15% 1.14%
2019 9.01% -0.07%
2018 9.08% -0.11%
2017 9.19% -0.11%
2016 9.30% -0.16%
2015 9.46% -0.24%
2014 9.70% 0.47%
2013 9.23% 0.24%
2012 8.99% 0.08%
2011 8.91% -0.18%
2010 9.09% 0.13%
2009 8.96% -0.61%
2008 9.57% 0.01%
2007 9.56% -0.11%
2006 9.67% -1.34%
2005 11.01% 0.18%
2004 10.83% -1.09%
2003 11.92% 0.33%
2002 11.59% -0.87%
2001 12.46% -1.12%
2000 13.58% -0.36%
1999 13.94% 0.06%
1998 13.88% 0.00%
1997 13.88% -0.01%
1996 13.89% 0.00%
1995 13.89% -0.01%
1994 13.90% 0.06%
1993 13.84% 0.17%
1992 13.67% 0.10%
1991 13.57% 0.10%