Niger Unemployment Rate 1991-2024

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Niger unemployment rate for 2022 was 0.53%, a 0.13% decline from 2021.
  • Niger unemployment rate for 2021 was 0.67%, a 0.01% decline from 2020.
  • Niger unemployment rate for 2020 was 0.68%, a 0.13% increase from 2019.
  • Niger unemployment rate for 2019 was 0.55%, a 0.01% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
Somalia 20.05%
Haiti 14.84%
Yemen 13.59%
Rwanda 13.01%
South Sudan 12.98%
Nepal 11.12%
Syrian Arab Republic 9.61%
Comoros 8.81%
Zimbabwe 7.95%
Tajikistan 7.83%
Eritrea 6.62%
Central African Republic 6.36%
Guinea 5.75%
Malawi 5.61%
Burkina Faso 5.18%
Democratic Republic of Congo 4.99%
Gambia 4.78%
Uganda 4.28%
Togo 4.07%
Ethiopia 4.02%
Mozambique 3.91%
Sierra Leone 3.64%
Liberia 3.63%
Guinea-Bissau 3.58%
Senegal 3.43%
North Korea 2.96%
Mali 2.76%
Tanzania 2.76%
Madagascar 2.14%
Benin 1.65%
Chad 1.41%
Burundi 1.02%
Niger 0.53%
Niger Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2022 0.53% -0.13%
2021 0.67% -0.01%
2020 0.68% 0.13%
2019 0.55% 0.01%
2018 0.54% 0.00%
2017 0.54% 0.01%
2016 0.53% 0.00%
2015 0.53% 0.01%
2014 0.52% -0.86%
2013 1.38% -0.80%
2012 2.18% 1.86%
2011 0.32% -0.45%
2010 0.77% -0.50%
2009 1.27% -0.43%
2008 1.70% -0.51%
2007 2.22% -0.44%
2006 2.65% -0.45%
2005 3.10% 0.31%
2004 2.79% 0.44%
2003 2.35% 0.45%
2002 1.90% 0.43%
2001 1.47% -0.05%
2000 1.52% 0.02%
1999 1.50% 0.09%
1998 1.41% -0.05%
1997 1.46% 0.00%
1996 1.46% 0.03%
1995 1.43% 0.01%
1994 1.43% 0.00%
1993 1.43% 0.02%
1992 1.41% -0.01%
1991 1.41% -0.01%