Equatorial Guinea Unemployment Rate 1991-2021

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Equatorial Guinea unemployment rate for 2020 was 9.15%, a 1.2% increase from 2019.
  • Equatorial Guinea unemployment rate for 2019 was 7.95%, a 0.08% decline from 2018.
  • Equatorial Guinea unemployment rate for 2018 was 8.03%, a 0.1% decline from 2017.
  • Equatorial Guinea unemployment rate for 2017 was 8.13%, a 0.11% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
South Africa 28.74%
Gabon 20.47%
Namibia 20.35%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 20.27%
Armenia 20.21%
Libya 19.39%
Jordan 18.50%
North Macedonia 18.40%
Botswana 17.70%
St. Lucia 17.13%
Costa Rica 17.08%
Bosnia 16.85%
Montenegro 15.86%
Guyana 15.82%
Colombia 15.44%
Turkey 13.92%
Iraq 13.74%
Brazil 13.67%
Algeria 12.83%
Albania 11.70%
Iran 10.96%
Equatorial Guinea 9.15%
Venezuela 9.14%
Serbia 9.08%
Dominican Republic 8.90%
Samoa 8.87%
Suriname 8.65%
Jamaica 8.40%
Belize 7.82%
Paraguay 7.61%
Maldives 7.18%
Mauritius 7.11%
Lebanon 6.61%
Azerbaijan 6.27%
Peru 6.24%
Ecuador 6.23%
Kazakhstan 6.05%
Russia 5.73%
Bulgaria 5.71%
Belarus 5.28%
China 5.00%
Romania 4.84%
Fiji 4.79%
Mexico 4.71%
Guatemala 4.65%
Malaysia 4.55%
Turkmenistan 4.38%
Tonga 4.37%
Cuba 3.87%
Thailand 1.02%
Equatorial Guinea Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2020 9.15% 1.20%
2019 7.95% -0.08%
2018 8.03% -0.10%
2017 8.13% -0.11%
2016 8.24% -0.07%
2015 8.31% -0.05%
2014 8.36% -0.08%
2013 8.44% 0.01%
2012 8.43% 0.01%
2011 8.42% 0.00%
2010 8.42% 0.05%
2009 8.37% 0.31%
2008 8.06% -0.06%
2007 8.12% -0.14%
2006 8.26% -0.16%
2005 8.42% -0.09%
2004 8.51% -0.05%
2003 8.56% -0.01%
2002 8.57% 0.05%
2001 8.52% -0.02%
2000 8.54% -0.03%
1999 8.57% 0.04%
1998 8.53% 0.00%
1997 8.53% -0.01%
1996 8.54% 0.00%
1995 8.54% 0.00%
1994 8.54% 0.04%
1993 8.50% 0.12%
1992 8.38% 0.08%
1991 8.30% 0.08%