Mozambique Unemployment Rate 1991-2024

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Mozambique unemployment rate for 2022 was 3.91%, a 0.03% decline from 2021.
  • Mozambique unemployment rate for 2021 was 3.94%, a 0.16% increase from 2020.
  • Mozambique unemployment rate for 2020 was 3.78%, a 0.31% increase from 2019.
  • Mozambique unemployment rate for 2019 was 3.47%, a 0.01% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
Somalia 20.05%
Haiti 14.84%
Yemen 13.59%
Rwanda 13.01%
South Sudan 12.98%
Nepal 11.12%
Syrian Arab Republic 9.61%
Comoros 8.81%
Zimbabwe 7.95%
Tajikistan 7.83%
Eritrea 6.62%
Central African Republic 6.36%
Guinea 5.75%
Malawi 5.61%
Burkina Faso 5.18%
Democratic Republic of Congo 4.99%
Gambia 4.78%
Uganda 4.28%
Togo 4.07%
Ethiopia 4.02%
Mozambique 3.91%
Sierra Leone 3.64%
Liberia 3.63%
Guinea-Bissau 3.58%
Senegal 3.43%
North Korea 2.96%
Mali 2.76%
Tanzania 2.76%
Madagascar 2.14%
Benin 1.65%
Chad 1.41%
Burundi 1.02%
Niger 0.53%
Mozambique Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2022 3.91% -0.03%
2021 3.94% 0.16%
2020 3.78% 0.31%
2019 3.47% 0.01%
2018 3.46% 0.00%
2017 3.45% 0.00%
2016 3.45% 0.02%
2015 3.43% 0.05%
2014 3.38% 0.04%
2013 3.35% 0.04%
2012 3.30% 0.04%
2011 3.26% 0.03%
2010 3.23% 0.04%
2009 3.19% 0.05%
2008 3.14% 0.04%
2007 3.10% 0.05%
2006 3.05% 0.01%
2005 3.03% 0.05%
2004 2.99% 0.03%
2003 2.96% 0.06%
2002 2.90% 0.06%
2001 2.84% -0.04%
2000 2.89% 0.11%
1999 2.77% 0.02%
1998 2.75% 0.05%
1997 2.70% 0.00%
1996 2.70% -0.07%
1995 2.77% 0.03%
1994 2.74% 0.03%
1993 2.72% -0.12%
1992 2.84% 0.08%
1991 2.77% 0.08%