Cameroon Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Cameroon unemployment rate for 2018 was 3.36%, a 0% increase from 2017.
  • Cameroon unemployment rate for 2017 was 3.36%, a 0.11% decline from 2016.
  • Cameroon unemployment rate for 2016 was 3.47%, a 0.07% decline from 2015.
  • Cameroon unemployment rate for 2015 was 3.54%, a 0.01% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Georgia 14.11%
Sao Tome and Principe 13.32%
Sudan 12.88%
Cabo Verde 12.28%
Egypt 11.44%
Djibouti 11.12%
Congo, Rep. 10.38%
Mauritania 10.31%
Ukraine 9.38%
Kenya 9.31%
Morocco 9.04%
Angola 7.25%
Zambia 7.21%
Kyrgyz Republic 7.17%
Ghana 6.71%
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%
Lao PDR 0.61%
Cameroon Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2018 3.36% 0.00%
2017 3.36% -0.11%
2016 3.47% -0.07%
2015 3.54% 0.01%
2014 3.53% -0.21%
2013 3.74% -0.10%
2012 3.85% -0.15%
2011 3.99% -0.12%
2010 4.11% 0.42%
2009 3.69% 0.58%
2008 3.11% 0.05%
2007 3.06% -0.61%
2006 3.67% -0.73%
2005 4.40% -0.72%
2004 5.12% -0.97%
2003 6.09% -0.73%
2002 6.82% -0.64%
2001 7.46% -0.16%
2000 7.62% -0.51%
1999 8.12% 0.09%
1998 8.03% -0.01%
1997 8.04% -0.02%
1996 8.06% 0.04%
1995 8.02% 0.12%
1994 7.91% 0.17%
1993 7.74% 0.30%
1992 7.44% 0.18%
1991 7.26% 0.18%