Mauritania Unemployment Rate 1991-2024

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Mauritania unemployment rate for 2022 was 11.11%, a 0.18% decline from 2021.
  • Mauritania unemployment rate for 2021 was 11.29%, a 0.15% increase from 2020.
  • Mauritania unemployment rate for 2020 was 11.14%, a 0.74% increase from 2019.
  • Mauritania unemployment rate for 2019 was 10.40%, a 0.01% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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West Bank and Gaza 25.72%
Eswatini 24.39%
Republic of Congo 21.80%
Sudan 18.73%
Lesotho 18.04%
Tunisia 16.12%
Sao Tome and Principe 15.32%
Cabo Verde 13.57%
Georgia 11.31%
Mauritania 11.11%
Morocco 10.49%
Angola 10.21%
Mongolia 8.25%
India 7.33%
Honduras 7.10%
Egypt 6.96%
Sri Lanka 6.71%
Pakistan 6.42%
Zambia 6.13%
Uzbekistan 6.01%
Nigeria 5.76%
Nicaragua 5.57%
Kenya 5.50%
Timor-Leste 4.86%
Bangladesh 4.70%
Kyrgyz Republic 4.57%
Bolivia 4.42%
Cameroon 4.00%
Ghana 3.87%
El Salvador 3.82%
Bhutan 3.60%
Indonesia 3.55%
Papua New Guinea 2.75%
Lao PDR 2.63%
Moldova 2.28%
Philippines 2.24%
Vanuatu 2.09%
Vietnam 1.92%
Solomon Islands 1.54%
Cambodia 0.36%
Mauritania Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2022 11.11% -0.18%
2021 11.29% 0.15%
2020 11.14% 0.74%
2019 10.40% 0.01%
2018 10.39% 0.05%
2017 10.34% 0.03%
2016 10.31% 0.16%
2015 10.15% 0.09%
2014 10.07% 0.10%
2013 9.97% 0.11%
2012 9.86% -0.01%
2011 9.87% -0.03%
2010 9.90% -0.04%
2009 9.94% -0.01%
2008 9.95% -0.03%
2007 9.98% 0.25%
2006 9.72% -0.13%
2005 9.85% -0.06%
2004 9.91% 0.02%
2003 9.89% -0.08%
2002 9.96% -0.03%
2001 10.00% -0.05%
2000 10.05% 0.07%
1999 9.97% -0.04%
1998 10.01% -0.11%
1997 10.12% 0.11%
1996 10.01% 0.03%
1995 9.98% -0.19%
1994 10.17% 0.09%
1993 10.08% -0.08%
1992 10.15% -0.02%
1991 10.18% -0.02%