Ghana Unemployment Rate 1960-2024

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Ghana unemployment rate for 2022 was 3.52%, a 0.04% decline from 2021.
  • Ghana unemployment rate for 2021 was 3.56%, a 0.14% increase from 2020.
  • Ghana unemployment rate for 2020 was 3.42%, a 0.25% increase from 2019.
  • Ghana unemployment rate for 2019 was 3.17%, a 0.08% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
Djibouti 26.67%
West Bank and Gaza 24.42%
Eswatini 22.64%
Republic of Congo 20.48%
Tunisia 17.76%
Sudan 17.59%
Lesotho 16.75%
Angola 14.48%
Sao Tome and Principe 14.35%
Cabo Verde 12.44%
Georgia 11.68%
Mauritania 10.79%
Morocco 9.99%
Honduras 7.00%
Egypt 6.40%
Mongolia 6.21%
Sri Lanka 6.18%
Bhutan 5.95%
Kenya 5.64%
Pakistan 5.60%
Vanuatu 5.22%
Nicaragua 4.99%
India 4.82%
Uzbekistan 4.51%
Zambia 4.37%
Bangladesh 4.27%
Kyrgyz Republic 4.02%
Nigeria 3.83%
Lao PDR 3.82%
Cameroon 3.78%
Bolivia 3.55%
Ghana 3.52%
Indonesia 3.46%
El Salvador 3.00%
Myanmar 2.96%
Papua New Guinea 2.78%
Philippines 2.38%
Timor-Leste 1.79%
Solomon Islands 1.61%
Vietnam 1.54%
Moldova 0.91%
Cambodia 0.23%
Micronesia 0.00%
Ukraine 0.00%
Kosovo 0.00%
Kiribati 0.00%
Ghana Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2022 3.52% -0.04%
2021 3.56% 0.14%
2020 3.42% 0.25%
2019 3.17% -0.08%
2018 3.25% -0.12%
2017 3.37% -1.93%
2016 5.30% -1.52%
2015 6.81% 2.42%
2014 4.39% 2.22%
2013 2.17% -0.93%
2012 3.10% -1.09%
2011 4.19% -1.19%
2010 5.38% 0.00%
2009 5.38% 0.24%
2008 5.14% 0.02%
2007 5.12% 0.22%
2006 4.90% -0.91%
2005 5.81% -0.94%
2004 6.76% -0.98%
2003 7.74% -1.00%
2002 8.73% -0.90%
2001 9.63% -0.83%
2000 10.46% 0.36%
1999 10.10% 1.90%
1998 8.20% 0.55%
1997 7.65% 0.54%
1996 7.11% 0.61%
1995 6.50% 0.58%
1994 5.91% 0.69%
1993 5.22% 0.52%
1992 4.70% 1.21%
1991 3.49% 3.49%
1990 0.00% 0.00%
1989 0.00% 0.00%
1988 0.00% 0.00%
1987 0.00% 0.00%
1986 0.00% 0.00%
1985 0.00% 0.00%
1984 0.00% 0.00%
1983 0.00% 0.00%
1982 0.00% 0.00%
1981 0.00% 0.00%
1980 0.00% 0.00%
1979 0.00% 0.00%
1978 0.00% 0.00%
1977 0.00% 0.00%
1976 0.00% 0.00%
1975 0.00% 0.00%
1974 0.00% 0.00%
1973 0.00% 0.00%
1972 0.00% 0.00%
1971 0.00% 0.00%
1970 0.00% 0.00%
1969 0.00% 0.00%
1968 0.00% 0.00%
1967 0.00% 0.00%
1966 0.00% 0.00%
1965 0.00% 0.00%
1964 0.00% 0.00%
1963 0.00% 0.00%
1962 0.00% 0.00%
1961 0.00% 0.00%
1960 0.00% 0.00%