Angola Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Angola unemployment rate for 2018 was 7.25%, a 0.11% increase from 2017.
  • Angola unemployment rate for 2017 was 7.14%, a 0.14% decline from 2016.
  • Angola unemployment rate for 2016 was 7.28%, a 0% increase from 2015.
  • Angola unemployment rate for 2015 was 7.28%, a 0.15% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Mongolia 6.32%
Nigeria 6.03%
Vanuatu 5.41%
Uzbekistan 5.22%
Nicaragua 4.48%
Sri Lanka 4.40%
El Salvador 4.39%
Bangladesh 4.31%
Indonesia 4.30%
Honduras 4.08%
Moldova 3.41%
Cameroon 3.36%
Bolivia 3.26%
Pakistan 3.04%
Timor-Leste 3.00%
India 2.55%
Philippines 2.52%
Papua New Guinea 2.37%
Bhutan 2.20%
Vietnam 1.89%
Solomon Islands 1.79%
Myanmar 1.56%
Cambodia 1.05%
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Angola Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2018 7.25% 0.11%
2017 7.14% -0.14%
2016 7.28% 0.00%
2015 7.28% -0.15%
2014 7.43% -0.02%
2013 7.45% 0.09%
2012 7.36% 0.00%
2011 7.36% -1.73%
2010 9.09% -1.52%
2009 10.61% -1.44%
2008 12.04% -2.59%
2007 14.63% -3.04%
2006 17.67% -2.86%
2005 20.53% -3.11%
2004 23.64% -0.28%
2003 23.93% 0.03%
2002 23.90% 0.78%
2001 23.12% 0.23%
2000 22.89% 1.99%
1999 20.90% 0.46%
1998 20.44% -1.03%
1997 21.47% 1.40%
1996 20.07% -1.08%
1995 21.15% -0.01%
1994 21.16% -0.09%
1993 21.25% 0.32%
1992 20.93% -1.68%
1991 22.60% -1.68%