Madagascar Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Madagascar unemployment rate for 2021 was 2.59%, a 0.12% increase from 2020.
  • Madagascar unemployment rate for 2020 was 2.47%, a 0.62% increase from 2019.
  • Madagascar unemployment rate for 2019 was 1.86%, a 0.01% increase from 2018.
  • Madagascar unemployment rate for 2018 was 1.84%, a 0.02% 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%
Madagascar Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2021 2.59% 0.12%
2020 2.47% 0.62%
2019 1.86% 0.01%
2018 1.84% 0.02%
2017 1.82% 0.02%
2016 1.81% 0.01%
2015 1.79% 0.40%
2014 1.39% 0.40%
2013 1.00% 0.40%
2012 0.60% -1.84%
2011 2.44% -1.84%
2010 4.28% 0.31%
2009 3.98% 0.39%
2008 3.58% 0.32%
2007 3.26% 0.32%
2006 2.94% 0.32%
2005 2.62% -1.21%
2004 3.83% -1.18%
2003 5.01% -0.34%
2002 5.35% 0.00%
2001 5.35% -0.45%
2000 5.80% 0.12%
1999 5.68% 0.11%
1998 5.57% 0.11%
1997 5.47% 0.09%
1996 5.37% 0.10%
1995 5.28% 0.08%
1994 5.19% 0.11%
1993 5.08% 0.09%
1992 4.99% 0.04%
1991 4.95% 0.04%