Central African Republic Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Central African Republic unemployment rate for 2019 was 3.68%, a 0.02% increase from 2018.
  • Central African Republic unemployment rate for 2018 was 3.66%, a 0.08% decline from 2017.
  • Central African Republic unemployment rate for 2017 was 3.74%, a 0.08% decline from 2016.
  • Central African Republic unemployment rate for 2016 was 3.82%, a 0.04% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Central African Republic Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 3.68% 0.02%
2018 3.66% -0.08%
2017 3.74% -0.08%
2016 3.82% -0.04%
2015 3.86% -0.04%
2014 3.90% -0.05%
2013 3.96% 0.02%
2012 3.94% 0.01%
2011 3.93% 0.00%
2010 3.93% 0.06%
2009 3.87% 0.24%
2008 3.63% -0.04%
2007 3.66% -0.11%
2006 3.77% -0.13%
2005 3.90% -0.06%
2004 3.96% -0.05%
2003 4.01% 0.00%
2002 4.00% 0.05%
2001 3.95% 0.00%
2000 3.95% -0.02%
1999 3.97% 0.05%
1998 3.93% 0.00%
1997 3.93% -0.01%
1996 3.95% 0.01%
1995 3.93% 0.00%
1994 3.93% 0.02%
1993 3.91% 0.09%
1992 3.82% 0.05%
1991 3.77% 0.05%