Nigeria Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) Statistics

11, Nov 2019, EST.

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Country or Region: Nigeria › Change country
Economic Indicator: Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) › See all Nigeria 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: Naira
Currency Symbol: NGN

Source: National Statistics Office Latest actual data: 2014/15. Data for 2015 is as of Q3. Employment type: The new definition of unemployment uses a variant of the ILO definition. People who worked 20-40 hours are now reported as underemployed rather than unemployed. Primary domestic currency: Nigerian naira Data last updated: 03/2016

Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) Statistics for Nigeria , Year 2015 - In Detail

Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Nigeria in year 2015 is 9.9 %.

This makes Nigeria No. 28 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 %; Nigeria is 5.46 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Nigeria was 7.80 % Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Nigeria in 2015 was or will be 26.92% more than it was or will be in 2014.

* Source: IMF
Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Nigeria, in other Years
Year %
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2015 9.9
  2014 7.8
  2013 10
  2012 10.6
  2011 6
  2010 5.1
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