Sudan Unemployment Rate 1991-2024

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Sudan unemployment rate for 2022 was 18.73%, a 0.32% decline from 2021.
  • Sudan unemployment rate for 2021 was 19.05%, a 0.24% decline from 2020.
  • Sudan unemployment rate for 2020 was 19.29%, a 1.71% increase from 2019.
  • Sudan unemployment rate for 2019 was 17.59%, a 0.01% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
Djibouti 27.93%
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%
Sudan Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2022 18.73% -0.32%
2021 19.05% -0.24%
2020 19.29% 1.71%
2019 17.59% 0.01%
2018 17.57% 0.07%
2017 17.50% 0.06%
2016 17.44% 0.00%
2015 17.44% 0.06%
2014 17.39% -0.02%
2013 17.41% -0.26%
2012 17.67% 0.23%
2011 17.44% 2.31%
2010 15.13% 2.13%
2009 13.00% -1.80%
2008 14.80% -0.04%
2007 14.84% -0.06%
2006 14.90% -0.08%
2005 14.98% -0.07%
2004 15.05% -0.05%
2003 15.10% -0.07%
2002 15.16% -0.05%
2001 15.22% -0.06%
2000 15.28% -0.10%
1999 15.39% -0.04%
1998 15.43% 0.02%
1997 15.41% -0.12%
1996 15.53% -0.06%
1995 15.58% -0.12%
1994 15.71% -0.01%
1993 15.71% 0.00%
1992 15.71% -0.01%
1991 15.72% -0.01%