Mozambique Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Mozambique unemployment rate for 2018 was 3.17%, a 0% increase from 2017.
  • Mozambique unemployment rate for 2017 was 3.17%, a 0.21% decline from 2016.
  • Mozambique unemployment rate for 2016 was 3.38%, a 0.05% decline from 2015.
  • Mozambique unemployment rate for 2015 was 3.43%, a 0.24% 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%
Mozambique Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2018 3.17% 0.00%
2017 3.17% -0.21%
2016 3.38% -0.05%
2015 3.43% 0.24%
2014 3.18% -0.05%
2013 3.23% -0.05%
2012 3.28% -0.45%
2011 3.73% -0.08%
2010 3.82% 0.09%
2009 3.73% 0.49%
2008 3.24% 0.04%
2007 3.20% -0.10%
2006 3.29% -0.12%
2005 3.41% 0.01%
2004 3.41% 0.27%
2003 3.14% 0.18%
2002 2.95% 0.06%
2001 2.89% 0.24%
2000 2.65% 0.06%
1999 2.59% -0.09%
1998 2.68% -0.02%
1997 2.70% -0.03%
1996 2.73% 0.24%
1995 2.49% -0.11%
1994 2.60% 0.08%
1993 2.52% 0.20%
1992 2.31% -0.04%
1991 2.36% -0.04%