Djibouti Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Djibouti unemployment rate for 2018 was 11.12%, a 0.04% decline from 2017.
  • Djibouti unemployment rate for 2017 was 11.16%, a 0.12% increase from 2016.
  • Djibouti unemployment rate for 2016 was 11.05%, a 0.05% decline from 2015.
  • Djibouti unemployment rate for 2015 was 11.09%, a 0.65% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
West Bank and Gaza 30.18%
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%
Djibouti Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2018 11.12% -0.04%
2017 11.16% 0.12%
2016 11.05% -0.05%
2015 11.09% -0.65%
2014 11.75% 0.02%
2013 11.73% -0.56%
2012 12.29% -0.13%
2011 12.42% -0.06%
2010 12.48% 0.76%
2009 11.72% 0.94%
2008 10.78% -0.25%
2007 11.03% -0.76%
2006 11.78% -0.91%
2005 12.70% -0.31%
2004 13.00% -0.29%
2003 13.29% -0.31%
2002 13.61% 0.00%
2001 13.61% -0.02%
2000 13.64% -0.18%
1999 13.81% 0.38%
1998 13.43% -0.11%
1997 13.54% 0.03%
1996 13.51% 0.00%
1995 13.52% 0.31%
1994 13.21% 0.38%
1993 12.83% 0.37%
1992 12.46% 0.23%
1991 12.23% 0.23%