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 2019 was 1.76%, a 0.07% increase 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 0.04% decline from 2016.
  • Madagascar unemployment rate for 2016 was 1.76%, a 0.02% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
Haiti 13.78%
Yemen 12.91%
South Sudan 12.24%
Somalia 11.35%
Afghanistan 11.12%
Tajikistan 11.02%
Gambia 9.06%
Syrian Arab Republic 8.37%
Mali 7.22%
Senegal 6.60%
Burkina Faso 6.26%
Malawi 5.65%
Eritrea 5.14%
Zimbabwe 4.95%
Sierra Leone 4.43%
Comoros 4.34%
Guinea 4.30%
Congo, Dem. Rep. 4.24%
Central African Republic 3.68%
Mozambique 3.24%
Liberia 2.81%
North Korea 2.74%
Guinea-Bissau 2.47%
Benin 2.23%
Ethiopia 2.08%
Togo 2.04%
Tanzania 1.98%
Chad 1.89%
Uganda 1.84%
Madagascar 1.76%
Burundi 1.43%
Nepal 1.41%
Rwanda 1.03%
Niger 0.48%
Madagascar Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 1.76% 0.07%
2018 1.69% -0.04%
2017 1.73% -0.04%
2016 1.76% -0.02%
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% 0.42%
2009 3.86% 0.56%
2008 3.30% 0.27%
2007 3.03% 0.21%
2006 2.82% 0.20%
2005 2.62% -1.10%
2004 3.72% -1.29%
2003 5.01% -0.20%
2002 5.21% -0.14%
2001 5.35% -0.45%
2000 5.80% -0.03%
1999 5.83% 0.07%
1998 5.76% 0.00%
1997 5.76% -0.02%
1996 5.78% 0.02%
1995 5.76% 0.01%
1994 5.75% 0.03%
1993 5.73% 0.13%
1992 5.60% 0.07%
1991 5.53% 0.07%