Niger Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Niger unemployment rate for 2021 was 0.75%, a 0.13% increase from 2020.
  • Niger unemployment rate for 2020 was 0.62%, a 0.07% increase from 2019.
  • Niger unemployment rate for 2019 was 0.55%, a 0.01% increase from 2018.
  • Niger unemployment rate for 2018 was 0.55%, a 0% 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%
Niger Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2021 0.75% 0.13%
2020 0.62% 0.07%
2019 0.55% 0.01%
2018 0.55% 0.00%
2017 0.54% 0.01%
2016 0.53% 0.00%
2015 0.53% 0.01%
2014 0.52% -0.85%
2013 1.37% -0.81%
2012 2.18% 1.86%
2011 0.32% -0.46%
2010 0.78% -0.49%
2009 1.27% -0.44%
2008 1.71% -0.49%
2007 2.20% -0.45%
2006 2.65% -0.45%
2005 3.10% 0.35%
2004 2.75% 0.43%
2003 2.32% 0.43%
2002 1.89% 0.42%
2001 1.47% -0.02%
2000 1.49% 0.02%
1999 1.47% 0.06%
1998 1.41% -0.02%
1997 1.43% 0.01%
1996 1.42% 0.02%
1995 1.40% 0.01%
1994 1.38% 0.01%
1993 1.38% 0.02%
1992 1.35% 0.00%
1991 1.35% 0.00%