Ethiopia - Unemployment

Unemployment, female (% of female labor force) (national estimate)

Unemployment, female (% of female labor force) (national estimate) in Ethiopia was 6.48 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 29 years was 31.20 in 2004, while its lowest value was 1.40 in 1984.

Definition: Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

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Year Value
1984 1.40
1991 1.60
1994 3.30
1999 12.60
2004 31.20
2005 8.20
2006 22.60
2009 29.64
2010 27.39
2011 25.33
2012 24.25
2013 6.48

Unemployment, female (% of female labor force) (modeled ILO estimate)

Unemployment, female (% of female labor force) (modeled ILO estimate) in Ethiopia was 8.80 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 22 years was 13.10 in 1999, while its lowest value was 8.40 in 2005.

Definition: Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

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Year Value
1991 11.40
1992 11.40
1993 10.60
1994 11.00
1995 12.90
1996 13.00
1997 13.00
1998 13.10
1999 13.10
2000 12.50
2001 12.00
2002 11.00
2003 10.10
2004 9.20
2005 8.40
2006 8.40
2007 8.40
2008 8.40
2009 8.40
2010 8.40
2011 8.40
2012 8.40
2013 8.80

Unemployment, male (% of male labor force) (national estimate)

Unemployment, male (% of male labor force) (national estimate) in Ethiopia was 2.68 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 29 years was 15.80 in 2004, while its lowest value was 1.00 in 1984.

Definition: Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

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Year Value
1984 1.00
1991 1.10
1994 3.00
1999 4.40
2004 15.80
2005 2.70
2006 11.70
2009 12.21
2010 11.03
2011 11.37
2012 11.36
2013 2.68

Unemployment, male (% of male labor force) (modeled ILO estimate)

Unemployment, male (% of male labor force) (modeled ILO estimate) in Ethiopia was 2.90 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 22 years was 4.20 in 1999, while its lowest value was 2.70 in 2005.

Definition: Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

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Year Value
1991 3.50
1992 3.50
1993 3.50
1994 3.50
1995 4.20
1996 4.20
1997 4.20
1998 4.20
1999 4.20
2000 4.10
2001 3.90
2002 3.60
2003 3.30
2004 3.00
2005 2.70
2006 2.70
2007 2.70
2008 2.70
2009 2.70
2010 2.70
2011 2.70
2012 2.80
2013 2.90

Unemployment, total (% of total labor force) (national estimate)

Unemployment, total (% of total labor force) (national estimate) in Ethiopia was 4.46 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 29 years was 23.10 in 2004, while its lowest value was 1.20 in 1984.

Definition: Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

See also:

Year Value
1984 1.20
1991 1.30
1994 3.10
1999 8.20
2004 23.10
2005 5.40
2006 17.00
2009 20.44
2010 18.88
2011 17.96
2012 17.55
2013 4.46

Unemployment, total (% of total labor force) (modeled ILO estimate)

Unemployment, total (% of total labor force) (modeled ILO estimate) in Ethiopia was 5.70 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 22 years was 8.20 in 1999, while its lowest value was 5.40 in 2005.

Definition: Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

See also:

Year Value
1991 7.00
1992 7.10
1993 6.70
1994 6.90
1995 8.10
1996 8.10
1997 8.20
1998 8.20
1999 8.20
2000 7.90
2001 7.60
2002 7.00
2003 6.40
2004 5.90
2005 5.40
2006 5.40
2007 5.40
2008 5.40
2009 5.40
2010 5.40
2011 5.40
2012 5.40
2013 5.70

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Unemployment