Mauritania Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Mauritania unemployment rate for 2021 was 11.46%, a 0.19% increase from 2020.
  • Mauritania unemployment rate for 2020 was 11.27%, a 0.88% increase from 2019.
  • Mauritania unemployment rate for 2019 was 10.39%, a 0.01% increase from 2018.
  • Mauritania unemployment rate for 2018 was 10.39%, a 0.04% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
Djibouti 28.39%
Eswatini 25.76%
West Bank and Gaza 24.90%
Lesotho 24.60%
Republic of Congo 23.01%
Sudan 19.81%
Tunisia 16.82%
Sao Tome and Principe 15.91%
Cabo Verde 15.42%
Zambia 13.03%
Morocco 11.47%
Mauritania 11.46%
Georgia 10.66%
Nigeria 9.79%
Egypt 9.33%
Kyrgyz Republic 9.10%
Ukraine 8.88%
Angola 8.53%
Honduras 8.51%
Bolivia 8.51%
Uzbekistan 7.16%
Mongolia 7.08%
India 5.98%
Nicaragua 5.96%
El Salvador 5.94%
Kenya 5.74%
Sri Lanka 5.40%
Bangladesh 5.23%
Timor-Leste 5.07%
Ghana 4.70%
Indonesia 4.41%
Pakistan 4.35%
Bhutan 4.33%
Moldova 3.96%
Cameroon 3.87%
Papua New Guinea 2.75%
Philippines 2.41%
Vanuatu 2.18%
Myanmar 2.17%
Vietnam 2.17%
Lao PDR 1.26%
Solomon Islands 1.03%
Cambodia 0.61%
Mauritania Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2021 11.46% 0.19%
2020 11.27% 0.88%
2019 10.39% 0.01%
2018 10.39% 0.04%
2017 10.34% 0.08%
2016 10.26% 0.12%
2015 10.14% 0.09%
2014 10.05% 0.09%
2013 9.96% 0.10%
2012 9.86% 0.00%
2011 9.86% -0.01%
2010 9.86% -0.01%
2009 9.87% 0.00%
2008 9.87% -0.01%
2007 9.88% 0.15%
2006 9.73% -0.06%
2005 9.79% -0.02%
2004 9.81% 0.02%
2003 9.79% -0.03%
2002 9.82% -0.01%
2001 9.83% -0.02%
2000 9.85% 0.04%
1999 9.81% -0.02%
1998 9.83% -0.06%
1997 9.89% 0.05%
1996 9.84% 0.01%
1995 9.83% -0.10%
1994 9.93% 0.05%
1993 9.88% -0.04%
1992 9.92% -0.01%
1991 9.93% -0.01%