Nigeria Unemployment Rate 2006-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Nigeria increased to 23.90 percent in 2011 from 21.10 percent in 2010. Unemployment Rate in Nigeria averaged 14.60 Percent from 2006 until 2011, reaching an all time high of 23.90 Percent in 2011 and a record low of 5.30 Percent in 2006. Unemployment Rate in Nigeria is reported by the National Bureau of Statistics, Nigeria.

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Nigeria Unemployment Rate
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
23.90 21.10 23.90 5.30 2006 - 2011 percent Yearly
In Nigeria, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Nigeria Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Nigeria Unemployment Rate - was last refreshed on Saturday, May 23, 2015.

Nigeria Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 23.90 21.10 23.90 5.30 percent [+]
Population 173.60 166.21 166.21 45.15 Million [+]


Unemployment Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 6.20 Apr/15 6.10 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 6.40 Apr/15 6.20 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 6.80 Apr/15 6.80 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.10 Feb/15 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 11.30 Mar/15 11.30 12.00 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.40 Nov/14 10.30 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 4.70 Mar/15 4.70 14.20 0.40 percent [+]
India 4.90 Dec/13 5.20 9.40 4.90 percent [+]
Indonesia 5.94 Aug/14 5.70 11.24 2.00 percent [+]
Italy 13.00 Mar/15 12.70 13.20 5.90 percent [+]
Japan 3.40 Mar/15 3.50 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 3.86 Mar/15 4.33 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 7.00 Apr/15 7.00 7.90 3.60 percent [+]
Russia 5.80 Apr/15 5.90 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.70 Apr/15 3.70 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 23.78 Feb/15 23.70 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.30 Apr/15 3.40 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 11.20 Feb/15 11.30 14.80 7.30 percent [+]
United Kingdom 5.50 Mar/15 5.60 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.40 Apr/15 5.50 10.80 2.50 percent [+]