Mozambique Unemployment Rate 1991-2021

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Mozambique unemployment rate for 2020 was 3.39%, a 0.2% increase from 2019.
  • Mozambique unemployment rate for 2019 was 3.19%, a 0.05% decline from 2018.
  • Mozambique unemployment rate for 2018 was 3.24%, a 0.07% decline from 2017.
  • Mozambique unemployment rate for 2017 was 3.31%, a 0.07% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
Haiti 14.50%
Yemen 13.42%
Somalia 13.10%
South Sudan 12.66%
Afghanistan 11.73%
Gambia 9.64%
Syrian Arab Republic 9.03%
Comoros 8.43%
Tajikistan 7.50%
Mali 7.50%
Eritrea 7.44%
Senegal 7.10%
Malawi 5.99%
Zimbabwe 5.73%
Burkina Faso 4.96%
Sierra Leone 4.60%
Congo, Dem. Rep. 4.55%
Nepal 4.44%
Guinea 4.35%
Central African Republic 4.33%
Togo 4.05%
Mozambique 3.39%
Liberia 3.30%
Guinea-Bissau 3.16%
North Korea 2.81%
Ethiopia 2.79%
Benin 2.54%
Uganda 2.44%
Chad 2.26%
Tanzania 2.16%
Madagascar 1.92%
Rwanda 1.35%
Burundi 0.80%
Niger 0.69%
Mozambique Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2020 3.39% 0.20%
2019 3.19% -0.05%
2018 3.24% -0.07%
2017 3.31% -0.07%
2016 3.38% -0.05%
2015 3.43% 0.02%
2014 3.41% 0.00%
2013 3.41% 0.06%
2012 3.35% 0.05%
2011 3.30% 0.05%
2010 3.25% 0.08%
2009 3.17% 0.22%
2008 2.95% 0.01%
2007 2.94% -0.03%
2006 2.97% -0.04%
2005 3.01% 0.00%
2004 3.01% 0.01%
2003 3.00% 0.05%
2002 2.95% 0.07%
2001 2.88% 0.03%
2000 2.85% 0.03%
1999 2.82% 0.07%
1998 2.75% 0.05%
1997 2.70% -0.01%
1996 2.71% 0.00%
1995 2.71% 0.00%
1994 2.71% 0.02%
1993 2.69% 0.06%
1992 2.63% 0.04%
1991 2.59% 0.04%