Rwanda: Employment

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 Rwanda

Employment, million people

 Latest value 4.07
 Reference Q4 2023
 Measure million employed people
 Data availability Q1 2019 - Q4 2023
 Average 3.5
 Min - Max 3.13 - 4.07
 Source National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda
For that indicator, we provide data for Rwanda from Q1 2019 to Q4 2023. The average value for Rwanda during that period was 3.5 million employed people with a minimum of 3.13 million employed people in Q2 2021 and a maximum of 4.07 million employed people in Q4 2023. Click on the following link to see the values of Employment, million people around the world.
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Rwanda - Employment - recent values

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Rwanda - Employment - historical chart - 2019-2023
Measure: million employed people
Source: National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda


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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 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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