Equatorial Guinea Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Equatorial Guinea unemployment rate for 2018 was 9.16%, a 0.01% increase from 2017.
  • Equatorial Guinea unemployment rate for 2017 was 9.16%, a 0.12% decline from 2016.
  • Equatorial Guinea unemployment rate for 2016 was 9.28%, a 0.37% increase from 2015.
  • Equatorial Guinea unemployment rate for 2015 was 8.91%, a 0.38% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
South Africa 26.96%
Namibia 23.10%
North Macedonia 21.55%
St. Lucia 20.87%
Bosnia 20.84%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 19.76%
Gabon 19.49%
Botswana 17.94%
Armenia 17.71%
Libya 17.29%
Montenegro 15.46%
Jordan 15.03%
Albania 13.90%
Serbia 13.51%
Brazil 12.54%
Guyana 12.15%
Algeria 12.15%
Iran 12.00%
Turkey 10.90%
Jamaica 9.45%
Belize 9.37%
Equatorial Guinea 9.16%
Colombia 9.09%
Venezuela 8.37%
Samoa 8.33%
Costa Rica 8.13%
Iraq 7.93%
Suriname 7.63%
Mauritius 6.87%
Lebanon 6.17%
Maldives 6.08%
Dominican Republic 5.83%
Belarus 5.71%
Bulgaria 5.26%
Azerbaijan 5.22%
Kazakhstan 4.89%
Russia 4.74%
Paraguay 4.71%
China 4.42%
Romania 4.30%
Fiji 4.15%
Ecuador 3.91%
Turkmenistan 3.78%
Malaysia 3.36%
Mexico 3.32%
Peru 2.84%
Guatemala 2.73%
Cuba 2.26%
Tonga 1.03%
Thailand 0.67%
Equatorial Guinea Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2018 9.16% 0.01%
2017 9.16% -0.12%
2016 9.28% 0.37%
2015 8.91% 0.38%
2014 8.53% -0.05%
2013 8.58% 0.38%
2012 8.19% -0.21%
2011 8.41% 0.17%
2010 8.24% 0.14%
2009 8.10% 0.36%
2008 7.74% -0.08%
2007 7.82% -0.34%
2006 8.16% -0.29%
2005 8.45% -0.09%
2004 8.54% 0.03%
2003 8.50% 0.27%
2002 8.24% 0.06%
2001 8.17% 0.11%
2000 8.06% 0.34%
1999 7.72% 0.65%
1998 7.08% -0.54%
1997 7.61% 0.52%
1996 7.09% -0.85%
1995 7.94% -0.50%
1994 8.44% -0.39%
1993 8.83% 0.05%
1992 8.78% 0.34%
1991 8.44% 0.34%