Cabo Verde Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Cabo Verde unemployment rate for 2019 was 12.25%, a 0.08% increase from 2018.
  • Cabo Verde unemployment rate for 2018 was 12.17%, a 0.07% decline from 2017.
  • Cabo Verde unemployment rate for 2017 was 12.24%, a 0.13% increase from 2016.
  • Cabo Verde unemployment rate for 2016 was 12.11%, a 0.2% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Lesotho 23.41%
Eswatini 22.08%
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Tunisia 16.02%
Georgia 14.40%
Sao Tome and Principe 13.37%
Cabo Verde 12.25%
Zambia 11.43%
Egypt 10.76%
Djibouti 10.30%
Mauritania 9.55%
Congo, Rep. 9.47%
Morocco 9.02%
Ukraine 8.88%
Nigeria 8.10%
Angola 6.89%
Nicaragua 6.84%
Kyrgyz Republic 6.33%
Mongolia 6.01%
Uzbekistan 5.92%
Moldova 5.47%
Honduras 5.39%
India 5.36%
Indonesia 4.69%
Timor-Leste 4.55%
Pakistan 4.45%
Vanuatu 4.39%
Ghana 4.33%
Sri Lanka 4.20%
Bangladesh 4.19%
El Salvador 4.11%
Bolivia 3.50%
Cameroon 3.38%
Kenya 2.64%
Papua New Guinea 2.46%
Bhutan 2.34%
Philippines 2.15%
Vietnam 2.01%
Myanmar 1.58%
Cambodia 0.68%
Lao PDR 0.63%
Solomon Islands 0.58%
Cabo Verde Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 12.25% 0.08%
2018 12.17% -0.07%
2017 12.24% 0.13%
2016 12.11% 0.20%
2015 11.91% 0.21%
2014 11.70% 0.19%
2013 11.51% 0.29%
2012 11.22% 0.28%
2011 10.94% 0.27%
2010 10.67% 0.08%
2009 10.59% 0.35%
2008 10.24% -0.05%
2007 10.29% -0.15%
2006 10.44% -0.18%
2005 10.62% -0.08%
2004 10.70% -0.07%
2003 10.77% 0.01%
2002 10.76% 0.07%
2001 10.69% 0.00%
2000 10.69% -0.02%
1999 10.72% 0.07%
1998 10.65% -0.01%
1997 10.66% -0.02%
1996 10.67% 0.02%
1995 10.65% 0.01%
1994 10.65% 0.02%
1993 10.62% 0.13%
1992 10.49% 0.07%
1991 10.43% 0.07%