Madagascar Unemployment Rate 1991-2024

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Madagascar unemployment rate for 2022 was 2.14%, a 0.17% decline from 2021.
  • Madagascar unemployment rate for 2021 was 2.31%, a 0.05% decline from 2020.
  • Madagascar unemployment rate for 2020 was 2.36%, a 0.52% increase from 2019.
  • Madagascar unemployment rate for 2019 was 1.84%, a 0.01% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
Somalia 20.05%
Haiti 14.84%
Yemen 13.59%
Rwanda 13.01%
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%
Madagascar Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2022 2.14% -0.17%
2021 2.31% -0.05%
2020 2.36% 0.52%
2019 1.84% 0.01%
2018 1.83% 0.02%
2017 1.82% 0.01%
2016 1.80% 0.01%
2015 1.79% 0.40%
2014 1.39% 0.39%
2013 1.00% 0.40%
2012 0.60% -1.84%
2011 2.44% -1.84%
2010 4.28% 0.28%
2009 4.00% 0.44%
2008 3.56% 0.31%
2007 3.25% 0.32%
2006 2.94% 0.32%
2005 2.62% -1.23%
2004 3.85% -1.16%
2003 5.01% -0.49%
2002 5.50% 0.15%
2001 5.35% -0.45%
2000 5.80% 0.11%
1999 5.69% 0.09%
1998 5.60% 0.09%
1997 5.51% 0.07%
1996 5.44% 0.08%
1995 5.36% 0.06%
1994 5.29% 0.12%
1993 5.18% 0.07%
1992 5.10% -0.03%
1991 5.13% -0.03%