Namibia: Female unemployment

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 Namibia

Unemployment rate for females

 Latest value 19.7
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2022
 Average 22.28
 Min - Max 18.59 - 25.88
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Namibia from 1991 to 2022. The average value for Namibia during that period was 22.28 percent with a minimum of 18.59 percent in 2018 and a maximum of 25.88 percent in 1997. The latest value from 2022 is 19.7 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 176 countries is 8.92 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Namibia - Female unemployment - recent values

Historical chart
Namibia - Female unemployment - historical chart - 1991-2022




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


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Labor force 0.96 2022 million people
 Unemployment rate 19.99 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 19.70 2022 percent
 Male unemployment 21.98 2022 percent
 Youth unemployment 38.41 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 59.53 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 49.76 2022 percent
 Female labor force participation 55.82 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 63.66 2023 percent
 Self-employment 39.00 2022 percent
 Informal employment 55.80 2018 percent
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