Mali Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Mali unemployment rate for 2021 was 7.72%, a 0.02% increase from 2020.
  • Mali unemployment rate for 2020 was 7.70%, a 0.25% increase from 2019.
  • Mali unemployment rate for 2019 was 7.44%, a 0.01% increase from 2018.
  • Mali unemployment rate for 2018 was 7.43%, 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%
Mali Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2021 7.72% 0.02%
2020 7.70% 0.25%
2019 7.44% 0.01%
2018 7.43% 0.02%
2017 7.41% -0.16%
2016 7.57% -0.16%
2015 7.73% 1.35%
2014 6.38% 0.03%
2013 6.35% -0.30%
2012 6.65% -0.25%
2011 6.90% -1.17%
2010 8.07% -1.22%
2009 9.29% -1.21%
2008 10.49% -1.22%
2007 11.71% 1.01%
2006 10.70% 1.01%
2005 9.69% 0.94%
2004 8.75% 0.85%
2003 7.90% 0.73%
2002 7.16% 0.86%
2001 6.30% 0.68%
2000 5.63% 0.80%
1999 4.82% 0.77%
1998 4.05% 0.75%
1997 3.30% -0.03%
1996 3.33% -0.06%
1995 3.40% -0.03%
1994 3.43% -0.04%
1993 3.47% -0.07%
1992 3.54% 0.02%
1991 3.52% 0.02%