Kenya Unemployment Rate  1999-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Kenya increased to 40 percent in 2011 from 12.70 percent in 2006. Unemployment Rate in Kenya averaged 22.43 percent from 1999 until 2011, reaching an all time high of 40 percent in 2011 and a record low of 12.70 percent in 2006. Unemployment Rate in Kenya is reported by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics.

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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
40.00 12.70 40.00 12.70 1999 - 2011 percent Yearly
In Kenya, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Kenya Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Kenya Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2016.


Kenya Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 40.00 12.70 40.00 12.70 percent [+]
Population 43.00 41.80 43.00 8.11 Million [+]
Living Wage Family 76600.00 92200.00 92200.00 76600.00 KES/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 31100.00 37600.00 37600.00 31100.00 KES/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 65000.00 58000.00 65000.00 57000.00 KES/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 9910.00 9270.00 9910.00 9000.00 KES/Month [+]




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Djibouti 54.00 Dec/10
Congo 46.10 Dec/13
Bosnia and Herzegovina 42.36 Mar/16
Haiti 40.60 Dec/10
Afghanistan 40.00 Dec/15
Kenya 40.00 Dec/11
Kosovo 32.90 Dec/15
Gambia 29.80 Dec/13
Yemen 29.00 Dec/11
Swaziland 28.50 Dec/10
Namibia 28.10 Dec/14
South Africa 26.70 Mar/16
Palestine 26.60 Mar/16
Republic of the Congo 26.60 Dec/10
Angola 26.00 Dec/14
Lesotho 25.30 Dec/08
Macedonia 24.62 Dec/15
Greece 24.22 Feb/16
Equatorial Guinea 22.30 Dec/09
Guyana 21.00 Dec/11
Spain 21.00 Mar/16
Gabon 20.30 Dec/13
Botswana 20.00 Dec/13
Armenia 19.60 Dec/15
Libya 19.50 Dec/11
Sudan 19.50 Dec/14
Serbia 17.90 Dec/15
Montenegro 17.88 Apr/16
Albania 17.70 Dec/15
Mozambique 17.00 Dec/07
Ethiopia 16.80 Dec/15
Iraq 16.40 Dec/14
Croatia 15.90 Apr/16
Cape Verde 15.80 Dec/14
Bahamas 15.70 Dec/14
Tunisia 15.40 Mar/16
Oman 15.00 Dec/11
Syria 14.90 Dec/12
Jordan 14.60 Mar/16
Eritrea 14.50 Dec/84
Dominican Republic 14.00 Sep/15
New Caledonia 13.80 Dec/09
Sao Tome and Principe 13.60 Dec/12
Senegal 13.40 Dec/15
Zambia 13.30 Dec/14
Jamaica 13.10 Sep/15
Mauritania 12.85 Dec/14
Egypt 12.70 Mar/16
Portugal 12.40 Mar/16
Cyprus 12.10 Mar/16
Nigeria 12.10 Mar/16
Georgia 12.00 Dec/15
Slovenia 12.00 Mar/16
South Sudan 12.00 Dec/08
Iran 11.80 Mar/16
Maldives 11.60 Dec/14
Mongolia 11.60 Mar/16
Italy 11.40 Mar/16
Puerto Rico 11.40 Apr/16
Barbados 11.30 Sep/15
Zimbabwe 11.30 Dec/14
Algeria 11.20 Sep/15
Belize 11.10 Dec/14
East Timor 11.00 Dec/13
Brazil 10.90 Mar/16
Turkey 10.90 Feb/16
Uzbekistan 10.70 Dec/13
Turkmenistan 10.50 Dec/14
Tanzania 10.30 Dec/14
Euro Area 10.20 Mar/16
France 10.20 Mar/16
Colombia 10.10 Mar/16
Morocco 10.00 Mar/16
Ukraine 9.90 Dec/15
Bulgaria 9.88 Mar/16
Finland 9.80 Apr/16
Latvia 9.80 Dec/15
Slovakia 9.60 Apr/16
Costa Rica 9.50 Mar/16
Poland 9.50 Apr/16
Austria 9.10 Apr/16
Suriname 8.90 Dec/14
European Union 8.80 Mar/16
Belgium 8.50 Mar/16
Lithuania 8.30 Apr/16
Mali 8.20 Dec/14
Uruguay 8.00 Mar/16
Fiji 7.90 Dec/14
Ireland 7.90 Apr/16
Mauritius 7.90 Dec/15
Chad 7.80 Dec/12
Burundi 7.70 Dec/12
Central African Republic 7.60 Dec/12
Guinea Bissau 7.60 Dec/13
Bolivia 7.40 Dec/13
Sweden 7.30 Apr/16
Canada 7.10 Apr/16
Comoros 7.00 Dec/12
El Salvador 7.00 Dec/14
Peru 7.00 May/16
Brunei 6.90 Dec/14
Togo 6.90 Dec/13
Nicaragua 6.80 Dec/14
Burkina Faso 6.60 Dec/14
Luxembourg 6.60 Apr/16
Malawi 6.60 Dec/13
Estonia 6.50 Mar/16
Lebanon 6.40 Dec/14
Netherlands 6.40 Apr/16
Romania 6.40 Mar/16
Chile 6.30 Mar/16
Venezuela 6.00 Dec/15
Argentina 5.90 Sep/15
Pakistan 5.90 Dec/15
Russia 5.90 Apr/16
Hungary 5.80 Apr/16
Paraguay 5.80 Dec/15
Philippines 5.80 Mar/16
Australia 5.70 Apr/16
Czech Republic 5.70 Apr/16
New Zealand 5.70 Mar/16
Ecuador 5.65 Dec/15
Cayman Islands 5.60 Dec/15
Saudi Arabia 5.60 Dec/15
Indonesia 5.50 Mar/16
Ivory Coast 5.30 Dec/13
Ghana 5.20 Dec/13
Malta 5.20 Dec/15
Kazakhstan 5.10 Mar/16
United Kingdom 5.10 Mar/16
Azerbaijan 5.00 Dec/13
United States 5.00 Apr/16
India 4.90 Dec/13
Israel 4.90 Apr/16
Seychelles 4.70 Dec/14
Norway 4.60 Feb/16
Bangladesh 4.30 Dec/14
Honduras 4.30 Dec/13
Sri Lanka 4.30 Dec/15
Denmark 4.20 Mar/16
Germany 4.20 Mar/16
Moldova 4.20 Dec/15
United Arab Emirates 4.20 Dec/12
North Korea 4.10 Dec/14
China 4.04 Mar/16
Myanmar 4.02 Dec/13
Cameroon 4.00 Dec/13
Taiwan 3.97 Apr/16
Liberia 3.80 Dec/14
Mexico 3.80 Apr/16
Uganda 3.80 Dec/13
Bahrain 3.70 Dec/12
Iceland 3.70 Apr/16
South Korea 3.70 Apr/16
Malaysia 3.50 Mar/16
Switzerland 3.50 Apr/16
Hong Kong 3.40 Apr/16
Rwanda 3.40 Dec/12
Trinidad and Tobago 3.40 Sep/15
Sierra Leone 3.30 Dec/14
Japan 3.20 Mar/16
Guatemala 2.90 Jun/14
Cuba 2.70 Dec/14
Nepal 2.70 Dec/13
Bhutan 2.60 Dec/15
Panama 2.50 Dec/15
Papua New Guinea 2.50 Dec/14
Liechtenstein 2.40 Dec/15
Tajikistan 2.40 Feb/16
Vietnam 2.31 Dec/15
Kyrgyzstan 2.30 Mar/16
Niger 2.25 Dec/08
Kuwait 2.20 Dec/15
Macau 1.90 Apr/16
Singapore 1.90 Mar/16
Guinea 1.70 Dec/13
Laos 1.40 Dec/14
Madagascar 1.20 Dec/12
Thailand 1.04 Mar/16
Belarus 1.00 Dec/15
Benin 1.00 Dec/13
Cambodia 0.30 Dec/13
Qatar 0.20 Dec/15