Morocco Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Morocco unemployment rate for 2019 was 9.02%, a 0.06% decline from 2018.
  • Morocco unemployment rate for 2018 was 9.08%, a 0.11% decline from 2017.
  • Morocco unemployment rate for 2017 was 9.19%, a 0.11% decline from 2016.
  • Morocco unemployment rate for 2016 was 9.30%, a 0.16% 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%
Morocco Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 9.02% -0.06%
2018 9.08% -0.11%
2017 9.19% -0.11%
2016 9.30% -0.16%
2015 9.46% -0.24%
2014 9.70% 0.47%
2013 9.23% 0.24%
2012 8.99% 0.08%
2011 8.91% -0.18%
2010 9.09% 0.13%
2009 8.96% -0.61%
2008 9.57% 0.01%
2007 9.56% -0.11%
2006 9.67% -1.34%
2005 11.01% 0.18%
2004 10.83% -1.09%
2003 11.92% 0.33%
2002 11.59% -0.87%
2001 12.46% -1.12%
2000 13.58% -0.36%
1999 13.94% 0.09%
1998 13.85% -0.01%
1997 13.86% -0.02%
1996 13.88% 0.03%
1995 13.85% 0.01%
1994 13.84% 0.03%
1993 13.81% 0.18%
1992 13.63% 0.09%
1991 13.54% 0.09%