Sudan Unemployment Rate 1960-2024

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Sudan unemployment rate for 2022 was 17.59%, a 1.6% decline from 2021.
  • Sudan unemployment rate for 2021 was 19.19%, a 0.02% decline from 2020.
  • Sudan unemployment rate for 2020 was 19.21%, a 1.69% increase from 2019.
  • Sudan unemployment rate for 2019 was 17.51%, a 0.21% increase 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%
Sudan Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2022 17.59% -1.60%
2021 19.19% -0.02%
2020 19.21% 1.69%
2019 17.51% 0.21%
2018 17.31% 0.17%
2017 17.14% 0.14%
2016 17.00% -0.05%
2015 17.06% -0.69%
2014 17.75% -0.30%
2013 18.04% 0.07%
2012 17.97% 0.53%
2011 17.44% 2.32%
2010 15.12% 2.12%
2009 13.00% -1.80%
2008 14.80% 0.05%
2007 14.75% -0.02%
2006 14.77% -0.01%
2005 14.79% 0.01%
2004 14.78% 0.04%
2003 14.74% 0.00%
2002 14.75% -0.09%
2001 14.84% -0.07%
2000 14.91% 0.35%
1999 14.56% 0.08%
1998 14.48% 0.04%
1997 14.44% -0.52%
1996 14.96% -0.05%
1995 15.01% 0.01%
1994 15.00% 0.19%
1993 14.80% -0.29%
1992 15.09% 0.09%
1991 15.00% 15.00%
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%