Nicaragua Unemployment Rate 1960-2024

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Nicaragua unemployment rate for 2022 was 4.99%, a 1.28% decline from 2021.
  • Nicaragua unemployment rate for 2021 was 6.27%, a 0% increase from 2020.
  • Nicaragua unemployment rate for 2020 was 6.28%, a 0.78% increase from 2019.
  • Nicaragua unemployment rate for 2019 was 5.49%, a 0.29% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Lesotho 16.75%
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Sao Tome and Principe 14.35%
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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%
Nicaragua Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2022 4.99% -1.28%
2021 6.27% 0.00%
2020 6.28% 0.78%
2019 5.49% 0.29%
2018 5.20% 1.90%
2017 3.30% -0.60%
2016 3.90% -0.80%
2015 4.70% 0.18%
2014 4.52% -0.76%
2013 5.28% 0.07%
2012 5.21% -1.41%
2011 6.62% -1.22%
2010 7.83% -0.33%
2009 8.16% 1.96%
2008 6.20% 1.31%
2007 4.89% -0.42%
2006 5.31% -0.06%
2005 5.37% -1.04%
2004 6.41% -1.19%
2003 7.60% 0.07%
2002 7.53% 0.29%
2001 7.24% 0.03%
2000 7.21% -0.01%
1999 7.22% -0.04%
1998 7.26% 0.10%
1997 7.16% -0.03%
1996 7.19% -0.32%
1995 7.51% -0.28%
1994 7.79% -0.18%
1993 7.97% 0.02%
1992 7.95% -0.11%
1991 8.07% 8.07%
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%