Congo, Rep. Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Congo, Rep. unemployment rate for 2018 was 10.38%, a 0.23% increase from 2017.
  • Congo, Rep. unemployment rate for 2017 was 10.16%, a 0.45% increase from 2016.
  • Congo, Rep. unemployment rate for 2016 was 9.71%, a 0.05% decline from 2015.
  • Congo, Rep. unemployment rate for 2015 was 9.76%, a 0.18% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Lesotho 23.60%
Eswatini 22.48%
Tunisia 15.48%
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%
Congo, Rep. Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2018 10.38% 0.23%
2017 10.16% 0.45%
2016 9.71% -0.05%
2015 9.76% 0.18%
2014 9.58% -0.45%
2013 10.03% 0.03%
2012 10.00% -1.96%
2011 11.96% -2.19%
2010 14.15% -1.95%
2009 16.10% -0.01%
2008 16.11% -0.33%
2007 16.44% -1.79%
2006 18.24% -1.56%
2005 19.80% -0.42%
2004 20.21% -0.13%
2003 20.35% -0.18%
2002 20.52% 0.49%
2001 20.03% -0.13%
2000 20.16% -0.03%
1999 20.19% -0.40%
1998 20.59% 0.14%
1997 20.45% 0.42%
1996 20.03% 0.00%
1995 20.03% 1.11%
1994 18.92% -1.57%
1993 20.48% 0.04%
1992 20.45% 0.12%
1991 20.33% 0.12%