Madagascar Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Madagascar unemployment rate for 2018 was 1.66%, a 0.01% decline from 2017.
  • Madagascar unemployment rate for 2017 was 1.67%, a 0.09% decline from 2016.
  • Madagascar unemployment rate for 2016 was 1.76%, a 0.05% decline from 2015.
  • Madagascar unemployment rate for 2015 was 1.80%, a 0.47% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
Somalia 13.96%
Haiti 13.53%
Yemen 12.93%
South Sudan 12.70%
Tajikistan 10.92%
Mali 9.57%
Gambia 8.91%
Syrian Arab Republic 8.12%
Eritrea 6.54%
Central African Republic 6.48%
Senegal 6.46%
Burkina Faso 6.06%
Malawi 5.43%
Zimbabwe 4.92%
Sierra Leone 4.31%
Congo, Dem. Rep. 4.16%
Guinea-Bissau 4.06%
Comoros 3.71%
Guinea 3.61%
North Korea 3.30%
Mozambique 3.17%
Chad 2.23%
Benin 2.13%
Liberia 2.03%
Tanzania 1.93%
Ethiopia 1.81%
Uganda 1.74%
Togo 1.67%
Madagascar 1.66%
Afghanistan 1.54%
Burundi 1.53%
Nepal 1.26%
Rwanda 0.97%
Niger 0.27%
Madagascar Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2018 1.66% -0.01%
2017 1.67% -0.09%
2016 1.76% -0.05%
2015 1.80% 0.47%
2014 1.33% 0.40%
2013 0.94% 0.34%
2012 0.60% -1.46%
2011 2.06% -2.22%
2010 4.28% 0.77%
2009 3.51% 0.84%
2008 2.67% 0.12%
2007 2.56% 0.04%
2006 2.52% 0.16%
2005 2.36% -0.84%
2004 3.20% -1.27%
2003 4.47% -0.48%
2002 4.95% -0.40%
2001 5.35% -0.45%
2000 5.80% -0.06%
1999 5.86% 0.17%
1998 5.69% -0.11%
1997 5.80% 0.03%
1996 5.77% 0.01%
1995 5.76% 0.05%
1994 5.72% 0.12%
1993 5.59% 0.31%
1992 5.28% 0.12%
1991 5.16% 0.12%