Madagascar Unemployment Rate 1991-2021

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Madagascar unemployment rate for 2020 was 1.92%, a 0.25% increase from 2019.
  • Madagascar unemployment rate for 2019 was 1.67%, a 0.02% decline from 2018.
  • Madagascar unemployment rate for 2018 was 1.69%, a 0.04% decline from 2017.
  • Madagascar unemployment rate for 2017 was 1.73%, a 0.03% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
Haiti 14.50%
Yemen 13.42%
Somalia 13.10%
South Sudan 12.66%
Afghanistan 11.73%
Gambia 9.64%
Syrian Arab Republic 9.03%
Comoros 8.43%
Tajikistan 7.50%
Mali 7.50%
Eritrea 7.44%
Senegal 7.10%
Malawi 5.99%
Zimbabwe 5.73%
Burkina Faso 4.96%
Sierra Leone 4.60%
Congo, Dem. Rep. 4.55%
Nepal 4.44%
Guinea 4.35%
Central African Republic 4.33%
Togo 4.05%
Mozambique 3.39%
Liberia 3.30%
Guinea-Bissau 3.16%
North Korea 2.81%
Ethiopia 2.79%
Benin 2.54%
Uganda 2.44%
Chad 2.26%
Tanzania 2.16%
Madagascar 1.92%
Rwanda 1.35%
Burundi 0.80%
Niger 0.69%
Madagascar Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2020 1.92% 0.25%
2019 1.67% -0.02%
2018 1.69% -0.04%
2017 1.73% -0.03%
2016 1.76% -0.03%
2015 1.79% 0.46%
2014 1.33% 0.39%
2013 0.94% 0.34%
2012 0.60% -1.42%
2011 2.02% -2.26%
2010 4.28% 0.40%
2009 3.88% 0.54%
2008 3.34% 0.28%
2007 3.06% 0.22%
2006 2.84% 0.22%
2005 2.62% -1.10%
2004 3.72% -1.29%
2003 5.01% -0.19%
2002 5.20% -0.15%
2001 5.35% -0.45%
2000 5.80% -0.03%
1999 5.83% 0.04%
1998 5.79% 0.00%
1997 5.79% -0.01%
1996 5.80% 0.00%
1995 5.80% 0.00%
1994 5.80% 0.04%
1993 5.76% 0.13%
1992 5.63% 0.07%
1991 5.56% 0.07%