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 2018 was 9.57%, a 0.13% increase from 2017.
  • Mali unemployment rate for 2017 was 9.44%, a 0.3% decline from 2016.
  • Mali unemployment rate for 2016 was 9.73%, a 2% increase from 2015.
  • Mali unemployment rate for 2015 was 7.73%, a 1.35% 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%
Mali Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2018 9.57% 0.13%
2017 9.44% -0.30%
2016 9.73% 2.00%
2015 7.73% 1.35%
2014 6.38% -0.93%
2013 7.30% 0.21%
2012 7.09% 0.19%
2011 6.90% -1.17%
2010 8.07% -1.33%
2009 9.40% -0.71%
2008 10.11% -1.60%
2007 11.71% 0.87%
2006 10.84% 0.83%
2005 10.01% 1.26%
2004 8.75% 0.71%
2003 8.04% 0.76%
2002 7.28% 0.97%
2001 6.31% 0.77%
2000 5.53% 0.66%
1999 4.87% 0.89%
1998 3.99% 0.69%
1997 3.30% -0.04%
1996 3.34% 0.13%
1995 3.21% 0.00%
1994 3.21% -0.05%
1993 3.25% 0.13%
1992 3.12% 0.02%
1991 3.10% 0.02%