Kenya: Unemployment rate

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 Kenya

Unemployment rate, percent

 Latest value 4.9
 Reference Q4 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability Q4 2018 - Q4 2022
 Average 6.12
 Min - Max 4.7 - 10.4
 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 6.12 percent with a minimum of 4.7 percent in Q2 2019 and a maximum of 10.4 percent in Q2 2020. Click on the following link to see the values of Unemployment rate, percent around the world.
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Kenya - Unemployment rate  - recent values

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Kenya - Unemployment rate  - historical chart - 2018-2022
Measure: percent
Source: Kenya National Bureau of Statistics


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Definition: The unemployment rate represents the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.

 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Labor force 24.99 2022 million people
 Unemployment rate 5.64 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 5.80 2022 percent
 Male unemployment 5.21 2022 percent
 Youth unemployment 12.33 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 73.72 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 49.70 2022 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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