Republic of Congo Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Republic of Congo unemployment rate for 2021 was 23.01%, a 0.17% increase from 2020.
  • Republic of Congo unemployment rate for 2020 was 22.84%, a 2.22% increase from 2019.
  • Republic of Congo unemployment rate for 2019 was 20.62%, a 0.01% increase from 2018.
  • Republic of Congo unemployment rate for 2018 was 20.61%, a 0.05% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Republic of Congo Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2021 23.01% 0.17%
2020 22.84% 2.22%
2019 20.62% 0.01%
2018 20.61% 0.05%
2017 20.56% 0.00%
2016 20.56% 0.11%
2015 20.45% 0.14%
2014 20.31% -0.01%
2013 20.32% 0.14%
2012 20.18% -0.01%
2011 20.18% 0.12%
2010 20.07% 0.07%
2009 20.00% 0.01%
2008 19.98% -0.05%
2007 20.03% 0.17%
2006 19.86% 0.06%
2005 19.80% -0.05%
2004 19.85% -0.04%
2003 19.90% 0.01%
2002 19.88% -0.02%
2001 19.91% 0.01%
2000 19.90% -0.10%
1999 19.99% 0.04%
1998 19.96% -0.05%
1997 20.01% 0.02%
1996 19.98% -0.02%
1995 20.00% -0.09%
1994 20.09% 0.02%
1993 20.07% 0.02%
1992 20.05% -0.01%
1991 20.07% -0.01%