Rwanda: Male unemployment

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 Rwanda

Unemployment rate for males

 Latest value 11.9
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2022
 Average 11.3
 Min - Max 11.11 - 12.13
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Rwanda from 1991 to 2022. The average value for Rwanda during that period was 11.3 percent with a minimum of 11.11 percent in 1995 and a maximum of 12.13 percent in 2021. The latest value from 2022 is 11.9 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 176 countries is 6.83 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
Rwanda - Male unemployment - recent values

Historical chart
Rwanda - Male 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 4.65 2022 million people
 Unemployment rate 15.08 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 14.31 2022 percent
 Male unemployment 11.90 2022 percent
 Youth unemployment 21.87 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 60.52 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 46.05 2022 percent
 Female labor force participation 55.07 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 66.42 2023 percent
 Self-employment 64.00 2022 percent
 Informal employment 82.90 2020 percent
 Employment 3.97 Q3/2023 million employed people
 Unemployment rate 18.05 Q3/2023 percent
 Labor cost 153.67 Q3/2023 index points
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