Nigeria Unemployment Rate 2016

UnemploymentUnemployment Rate in Nigeria increased to 9.90 percent in the third quarter of 2015 from 8.20 percent in the second quarter of 2015. Unemployment Rate in Nigeria averaged 11.45 percent from 2006 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 23.90 percent in the fourth quarter of 2011 and a record low of 5.30 percent in the fourth quarter of 2006. The rate in Nigeria is reported by the National Bureau of Statistics, Nigeria.


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
9.90 8.20 23.90 5.30 2006 – 2015 percent Quarterly

In Nigeria, the rate of lack of jobs measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides the latest reported value for РNigeria Unemployment Rate Рplus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Nigeria Unemployment Rate Рactual data, historical chart and calendar of releases Рwas last updated on February of 2016.



February 15, 2016
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