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 2019 was 10.30%, a 0.04% increase from 2018.
  • Djibouti unemployment rate for 2018 was 10.26%, a 0.13% decline from 2017.
  • Djibouti unemployment rate for 2017 was 10.38%, a 0.13% decline from 2016.
  • Djibouti unemployment rate for 2016 was 10.51%, a 0.07% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
West Bank and Gaza 26.17%
Lesotho 23.41%
Eswatini 22.08%
Sudan 16.54%
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%
Djibouti Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 10.30% 0.04%
2018 10.26% -0.13%
2017 10.38% -0.13%
2016 10.51% -0.07%
2015 10.58% -0.06%
2014 10.64% -0.08%
2013 10.73% 0.02%
2012 10.70% 0.02%
2011 10.69% 0.00%
2010 10.68% 0.10%
2009 10.59% 0.40%
2008 10.19% -0.06%
2007 10.25% -0.18%
2006 10.43% -0.20%
2005 10.63% -0.10%
2004 10.73% -0.08%
2003 10.80% 0.01%
2002 10.79% 0.08%
2001 10.71% -0.01%
2000 10.72% -0.03%
1999 10.75% 0.07%
1998 10.67% -0.01%
1997 10.68% -0.02%
1996 10.70% 0.02%
1995 10.68% 0.01%
1994 10.67% 0.03%
1993 10.65% 0.15%
1992 10.50% 0.07%
1991 10.43% 0.07%