* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Unemployment rate forecast in Africa:

The average for 2022 based on 8 countries was 14.3 percent.The highest value was in South Africa: 35.22 percent and the lowest value was in the Seychelles: 3 percent. The indicator is available from 1980 to 2027. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: International Monetary Fund
Select indicator
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
35.22
30.19
11.74
11.05
8.50
7.80
6.88
3.00
0
8.8
17.6
26.4
35.22



Definition: The unemployment rate is the number of unemployed persons as a percentage of the labor force (the total number of people employed plus unemployed). The series includes actual historical values for past years and forecast values for the current and the next few years.
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