Rwanda: Unemployment rate

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 Rwanda

Unemployment rate, percent

 Latest value 16.85
 Reference Q4 2023
 Measure percent
 Data availability Q1 2019 - Q4 2023
 Average 18.5
 Min - Max 13.07 - 24.32
 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 18.5 percent with a minimum of 13.07 percent in Q1 2020 and a maximum of 24.32 percent in Q4 2022. Click on the following link to see the values of Unemployment rate, percent around the world.
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Rwanda - Unemployment rate  - recent values

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Rwanda - Unemployment rate  - historical chart - 2019-2023
Measure: percent
Source: National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda


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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 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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