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 2018 was 12.28%, a 0.04% increase from 2017.
  • Cabo Verde unemployment rate for 2017 was 12.24%, a 0.07% decline from 2016.
  • Cabo Verde unemployment rate for 2016 was 12.31%, a 0.2% increase from 2015.
  • Cabo Verde unemployment rate for 2015 was 12.11%, a 0.12% 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%
Cabo Verde Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2018 12.28% 0.04%
2017 12.24% -0.07%
2016 12.31% 0.20%
2015 12.11% 0.12%
2014 11.99% -0.12%
2013 12.11% 0.51%
2012 11.60% 0.63%
2011 10.98% 0.31%
2010 10.67% 0.03%
2009 10.64% 0.68%
2008 9.96% -0.15%
2007 10.11% -0.86%
2006 10.97% -0.27%
2005 11.23% -0.13%
2004 11.36% -0.45%
2003 11.81% 0.10%
2002 11.72% 0.02%
2001 11.70% -0.03%
2000 11.73% 0.07%
1999 11.66% 0.20%
1998 11.45% 0.26%
1997 11.19% 0.05%
1996 11.14% 0.04%
1995 11.10% 0.26%
1994 10.84% 0.01%
1993 10.83% 0.37%
1992 10.46% 0.14%
1991 10.32% 0.14%