Cabo Verde Unemployment Rate 1991-2024

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Cabo Verde unemployment rate for 2022 was 13.57%, a 0.34% decline from 2021.
  • Cabo Verde unemployment rate for 2021 was 13.91%, a 0.97% decline from 2020.
  • Cabo Verde unemployment rate for 2020 was 14.88%, a 2.67% increase from 2019.
  • Cabo Verde unemployment rate for 2019 was 12.21%, a 0.04% 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%
Cabo Verde Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2022 13.57% -0.34%
2021 13.91% -0.97%
2020 14.88% 2.67%
2019 12.21% 0.04%
2018 12.17% -0.07%
2017 12.24% 0.24%
2016 12.00% 0.19%
2015 11.81% 0.22%
2014 11.59% 0.23%
2013 11.36% 0.23%
2012 11.13% 0.25%
2011 10.87% 0.20%
2010 10.67% -0.08%
2009 10.75% 0.01%
2008 10.74% 0.02%
2007 10.73% -0.12%
2006 10.85% -0.07%
2005 10.91% -0.03%
2004 10.94% -0.11%
2003 11.05% -0.04%
2002 11.09% -0.08%
2001 11.17% 0.06%
2000 11.11% -0.08%
1999 11.19% -0.03%
1998 11.22% -0.06%
1997 11.28% -0.04%
1996 11.32% -0.02%
1995 11.33% 0.01%
1994 11.33% -0.14%
1993 11.47% -0.02%
1992 11.48% -0.13%
1991 11.61% -0.13%