Mozambique Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Mozambique unemployment rate for 2021 was 3.98%, a 0.17% increase from 2020.
  • Mozambique unemployment rate for 2020 was 3.81%, a 0.34% increase from 2019.
  • Mozambique unemployment rate for 2019 was 3.47%, a 0.01% increase from 2018.
  • Mozambique unemployment rate for 2018 was 3.46%, a 0% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
Somalia 19.87%
Haiti 15.73%
South Sudan 13.92%
Yemen 13.57%
Afghanistan 13.28%
Gambia 11.21%
Syrian Arab Republic 10.57%
Comoros 9.45%
Eritrea 8.05%
Tajikistan 7.75%
Mali 7.72%
Malawi 7.02%
Guinea-Bissau 6.76%
Central African Republic 6.58%
Guinea 6.34%
Democratic Republic of Congo 5.43%
Sierra Leone 5.33%
Zimbabwe 5.17%
Nepal 5.05%
Burkina Faso 4.76%
Liberia 4.10%
Togo 4.00%
Mozambique 3.98%
Senegal 3.72%
Ethiopia 3.69%
Uganda 2.94%
Tanzania 2.65%
Madagascar 2.59%
North Korea 2.59%
Chad 1.88%
Burundi 1.79%
Rwanda 1.61%
Benin 1.57%
Niger 0.75%
Mozambique Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2021 3.98% 0.17%
2020 3.81% 0.34%
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 3.34% 0.04%
2012 3.30% 0.04%
2011 3.26% 0.04%
2010 3.22% 0.04%
2009 3.18% 0.05%
2008 3.13% 0.04%
2007 3.09% 0.05%
2006 3.04% 0.02%
2005 3.02% 0.04%
2004 2.97% 0.03%
2003 2.94% 0.05%
2002 2.89% 0.05%
2001 2.84% -0.01%
2000 2.85% 0.08%
1999 2.77% 0.03%
1998 2.74% 0.04%
1997 2.70% 0.00%
1996 2.70% -0.03%
1995 2.73% 0.02%
1994 2.71% 0.02%
1993 2.69% -0.07%
1992 2.76% 0.05%
1991 2.71% 0.05%