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 2019 was 6.43%, a 0.05% increase from 2018.
  • Equatorial Guinea unemployment rate for 2018 was 6.38%, a 0.1% decline from 2017.
  • Equatorial Guinea unemployment rate for 2017 was 6.48%, a 0.1% decline from 2016.
  • Equatorial Guinea unemployment rate for 2016 was 6.59%, a 0.06% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
South Africa 28.18%
St. Lucia 20.71%
Namibia 20.27%
Gabon 20.00%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 18.88%
Libya 18.56%
Bosnia 18.43%
Botswana 18.19%
North Macedonia 17.76%
Armenia 16.99%
Montenegro 14.88%
Jordan 14.72%
Turkey 13.49%
Iraq 12.82%
Serbia 12.69%
Albania 12.33%
Brazil 12.08%
Costa Rica 11.85%
Guyana 11.85%
Algeria 11.70%
Iran 11.38%
Colombia 9.71%
Venezuela 8.80%
Samoa 8.36%
Jamaica 8.00%
Suriname 7.33%
Mauritius 6.67%
Equatorial Guinea 6.43%
Belize 6.41%
Lebanon 6.23%
Maldives 6.14%
Dominican Republic 5.85%
Azerbaijan 5.51%
Paraguay 4.81%
Belarus 4.60%
Kazakhstan 4.59%
Russia 4.59%
Bulgaria 4.34%
China 4.32%
Fiji 4.10%
Romania 3.98%
Ecuador 3.97%
Turkmenistan 3.91%
Mexico 3.43%
Malaysia 3.32%
Peru 3.31%
Guatemala 2.46%
Cuba 1.64%
Tonga 1.12%
Thailand 0.75%
Equatorial Guinea Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 6.43% 0.05%
2018 6.38% -0.10%
2017 6.48% -0.10%
2016 6.59% -0.06%
2015 6.64% -0.05%
2014 6.69% -0.07%
2013 6.76% 0.02%
2012 6.74% 0.01%
2011 6.73% 0.00%
2010 6.72% 0.08%
2009 6.65% 0.32%
2008 6.33% -0.05%
2007 6.38% -0.14%
2006 6.52% -0.16%
2005 6.68% -0.08%
2004 6.76% -0.06%
2003 6.82% 0.01%
2002 6.82% 0.07%
2001 6.75% 0.00%
2000 6.75% -0.03%
1999 6.78% 0.06%
1998 6.72% -0.01%
1997 6.73% -0.02%
1996 6.74% 0.02%
1995 6.73% 0.00%
1994 6.72% 0.02%
1993 6.70% 0.12%
1992 6.58% 0.06%
1991 6.52% 0.06%