Sao Tome and Principe Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) Statistics

22, May 2019, EDT.

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Country or Region: Sao Tome and Principe › Change country
Economic Indicator: Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) › See all Sao Tome and Principe indicators, › See Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) data for all countries
Detailed Analysis for Year: 2015 › Change year
Full Dataset: from 1980 to 2019
Dataset updated: 17th March 2015
Data Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF)
National or Regional Currency: Dobra
Currency Symbol: STD

Source: National Statistics Office Latest actual data: 2008 Employment type: National definition Primary domestic currency: S

Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) Statistics for Sao Tome and Principe , Year 2015 - In Detail

Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Sao Tome and Principe in year 2015 is 13.033 %.

This makes Sao Tome and Principe No. 15 in world rankings according to Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) in year 2015. The world's average Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) value is 4.44 %; Sao Tome and Principe is 8.59 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Sao Tome and Principe was 13.47 % Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Sao Tome and Principe in 2015 was or will be 3.22% less than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Sao Tome and Principe was or will be 12.60 %, which is 3.34% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Sao Tome and Principe, in other Years
Year %
  2021 10.391
  2020 10.837
  2019 11.281
  2018 11.722
  2017 12.161
  2016 12.598
2015 13.033
  2014 13.466
  2013 13.682
  2012 13.897
  2011 13.496
  2010 13.711
  2009 15.715
  2008 15.925
  2007 16.218
  2006 16.425
  2005 17.335
  2004 16.582
  2003 16.364
  2002 17.625
  2001 15.734
  2000 14.419
  1999 14.419
  1998 14.419
  1997 14.419
  1996 14.065
  1995 14.352
  1994 14.645
  1993 14.944
  1992 15.564
  1991 16.764
  1990 15.878
  1989 15.1
  1988 13.623
  1987 13.623
  1986 13.623
  1985 13.623
  1984 13.623
  1983 13.623
  1982 13.623
  1981 13.623
  1980 13.623