Burundi Unemployment Rate 1991-2024

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Burundi unemployment rate for 2022 was 1.02%, a 0.11% decline from 2021.
  • Burundi unemployment rate for 2021 was 1.13%, a 0.1% increase from 2020.
  • Burundi unemployment rate for 2020 was 1.03%, a 0.16% increase from 2019.
  • Burundi unemployment rate for 2019 was 0.87%, a 0.15% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Haiti 14.84%
Yemen 13.59%
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South Sudan 12.98%
Nepal 11.12%
Syrian Arab Republic 9.61%
Comoros 8.81%
Zimbabwe 7.95%
Tajikistan 7.83%
Eritrea 6.62%
Central African Republic 6.36%
Guinea 5.75%
Malawi 5.61%
Burkina Faso 5.18%
Democratic Republic of Congo 4.99%
Gambia 4.78%
Uganda 4.28%
Togo 4.07%
Ethiopia 4.02%
Mozambique 3.91%
Sierra Leone 3.64%
Liberia 3.63%
Guinea-Bissau 3.58%
Senegal 3.43%
North Korea 2.96%
Mali 2.76%
Tanzania 2.76%
Madagascar 2.14%
Benin 1.65%
Chad 1.41%
Burundi 1.02%
Niger 0.53%
Burundi Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2022 1.02% -0.11%
2021 1.13% 0.10%
2020 1.03% 0.16%
2019 0.87% -0.15%
2018 1.02% -0.15%
2017 1.17% -0.15%
2016 1.32% -0.16%
2015 1.48% -0.09%
2014 1.57% -0.01%
2013 1.58% -0.01%
2012 1.59% -0.01%
2011 1.60% 0.00%
2010 1.61% -0.02%
2009 1.63% 0.00%
2008 1.63% -0.79%
2007 2.42% -0.76%
2006 3.18% -0.01%
2005 3.19% 0.10%
2004 3.09% -0.03%
2003 3.13% 0.11%
2002 3.01% 0.01%
2001 3.00% 0.00%
2000 3.00% 0.04%
1999 2.96% 0.10%
1998 2.86% -0.04%
1997 2.90% -0.04%
1996 2.93% 0.04%
1995 2.89% 0.07%
1994 2.82% 0.01%
1993 2.81% 0.12%
1992 2.69% 0.07%
1991 2.62% 0.07%