Kenya: Employment

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 Kenya

Employment, million people

 Latest value 18.44
 Reference Q4 2022
 Measure million employed people
 Data availability Q4 2018 - Q4 2022
 Average 17.69
 Min - Max 15.87 - 18.44
 Source Kenya National Bureau of Statistics
For that indicator, we provide data for Kenya from Q4 2018 to Q4 2022. The average value for Kenya during that period was 17.69 million employed people with a minimum of 15.87 million employed people in Q2 2020 and a maximum of 18.44 million employed people in Q4 2022. Click on the following link to see the values of Employment, million people around the world.
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Kenya - Employment - recent values

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Kenya - Employment - historical chart - 2018-2022
Measure: million employed people
Source: Kenya National Bureau of Statistics


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Definition: The number of people, in millions, engaged in the economy as paid employees or as self-employed.

 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Labor force 25.50 2023 million people
 Unemployment rate 5.64 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 7.44 2023 percent
 Male unemployment 3.77 2023 percent
 Youth unemployment 12.33 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 73.72 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 49.79 2023 percent
 Female labor force participation 72.20 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 75.29 2023 percent
 Self-employment 61.40 2022 percent
 Employment 18.10 Q3/2022 million employed people
 Unemployment rate 5.30 Q3/2022 percent
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