Ethiopia - Unemployment

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

Unemployment, female (% of female labor force) (national estimate) in Ethiopia was 25.10 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 32 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, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in November 2017.

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Year Value
1984 1.40
1994 3.30
1999 13.20
2004 31.20
2005 8.20
2006 22.60
2009 29.90
2010 28.40
2011 25.70
2012 24.70
2013 7.30
2014 24.60
2015 24.00
2016 25.10

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

Unemployment, female (% of female labor force) (modeled ILO estimate) in Ethiopia was 8.10 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 26 years was 12.60 in 1999, while its lowest value was 7.20 in 2013.

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

Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in November 2017.

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Year Value
1991 8.50
1992 8.50
1993 8.60
1994 8.60
1995 8.60
1996 8.60
1997 9.80
1998 11.10
1999 12.60
2000 7.70
2001 10.90
2002 9.90
2003 8.90
2004 8.10
2005 8.30
2006 8.00
2007 8.00
2008 7.80
2009 7.50
2010 7.60
2011 7.90
2012 9.10
2013 7.20
2014 7.20
2015 7.40
2016 7.80
2017 8.10

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

Unemployment, male (% of male labor force) (national estimate) in Ethiopia was 9.40 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 32 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, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in November 2017.

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Year Value
1984 1.00
1994 3.00
1999 5.00
2004 15.80
2005 2.70
2006 11.80
2009 12.10
2010 11.20
2011 11.40
2012 11.40
2013 2.90
2014 11.30
2015 10.50
2016 9.40

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

Unemployment, male (% of male labor force) (modeled ILO estimate) in Ethiopia was 3.00 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 26 years was 4.60 in 1999, while its lowest value was 2.80 in 1993.

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

Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in November 2017.

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Year Value
1991 3.00
1992 3.00
1993 2.80
1994 2.80
1995 2.80
1996 2.90
1997 3.40
1998 3.90
1999 4.60
2000 3.00
2001 3.90
2002 3.50
2003 3.20
2004 2.90
2005 2.80
2006 2.90
2007 2.80
2008 2.90
2009 3.10
2010 3.00
2011 2.90
2012 3.10
2013 3.00
2014 3.00
2015 2.90
2016 2.90
2017 3.00

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

Unemployment, total (% of total labor force) (national estimate) in Ethiopia was 17.10 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 32 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, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in November 2017.

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Year Value
1984 1.20
1994 3.10
1999 8.70
2004 23.10
2005 5.40
2006 17.00
2009 20.50
2010 19.10
2011 18.20
2012 17.80
2013 5.00
2014 17.60
2015 17.00
2016 17.10

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

Unemployment, total (% of total labor force) (modeled ILO estimate) in Ethiopia was 5.40 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 26 years was 8.20 in 1999, while its lowest value was 5.00 in 2013.

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

Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in November 2017.

See also:

Year Value
1991 5.50
1992 5.40
1993 5.40
1994 5.40
1995 5.40
1996 5.40
1997 6.20
1998 7.20
1999 8.20
2000 5.20
2001 7.10
2002 6.40
2003 5.80
2004 5.30
2005 5.40
2006 5.30
2007 5.30
2008 5.20
2009 5.10
2010 5.20
2011 5.20
2012 5.90
2013 5.00
2014 5.00
2015 5.00
2016 5.20
2017 5.40

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Unemployment