Mali Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Mali unemployment rate for 2019 was 7.22%, a 0.11% increase from 2018.
  • Mali unemployment rate for 2018 was 7.11%, a 0.22% decline from 2017.
  • Mali unemployment rate for 2017 was 7.33%, a 0.22% decline from 2016.
  • Mali unemployment rate for 2016 was 7.55%, a 0.18% 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%
Mali Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 7.22% 0.11%
2018 7.11% -0.22%
2017 7.33% -0.22%
2016 7.55% -0.18%
2015 7.73% 1.35%
2014 6.38% -0.93%
2013 7.30% 0.20%
2012 7.10% 0.20%
2011 6.90% -1.17%
2010 8.07% -1.22%
2009 9.29% -0.92%
2008 10.21% -1.50%
2007 11.71% 0.98%
2006 10.73% 0.94%
2005 9.78% 1.03%
2004 8.75% 0.88%
2003 7.88% 0.89%
2002 6.98% 0.89%
2001 6.10% 0.77%
2000 5.32% 0.71%
1999 4.61% 0.70%
1998 3.91% 0.61%
1997 3.30% -0.01%
1996 3.31% 0.01%
1995 3.30% 0.00%
1994 3.30% 0.01%
1993 3.29% 0.05%
1992 3.24% 0.03%
1991 3.21% 0.03%