Sudan Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Sudan unemployment rate for 2021 was 19.81%, a 0.16% increase from 2020.
  • Sudan unemployment rate for 2020 was 19.65%, a 2% increase from 2019.
  • Sudan unemployment rate for 2019 was 17.65%, a 0.07% increase from 2018.
  • Sudan unemployment rate for 2018 was 17.58%, a 0.05% 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%
Sudan Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2021 19.81% 0.16%
2020 19.65% 2.00%
2019 17.65% 0.07%
2018 17.58% 0.05%
2017 17.53% 0.01%
2016 17.52% 0.03%
2015 17.49% 0.06%
2014 17.43% 0.02%
2013 17.41% -0.04%
2012 17.46% 0.01%
2011 17.44% 2.24%
2010 15.20% 2.20%
2009 13.00% -1.80%
2008 14.80% -0.02%
2007 14.82% -0.07%
2006 14.89% -0.08%
2005 14.97% -0.09%
2004 15.05% -0.01%
2003 15.07% -0.06%
2002 15.13% -0.05%
2001 15.18% -0.05%
2000 15.23% -0.08%
1999 15.31% -0.04%
1998 15.35% 0.02%
1997 15.33% -0.09%
1996 15.42% -0.04%
1995 15.46% -0.10%
1994 15.56% -0.01%
1993 15.56% 0.01%
1992 15.56% 0.00%
1991 15.55% 0.00%