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

Unemployment Rate in Nigeria increased to 24.20 percent in the first quarter of 2015 from 23.90 percent in the fourth quarter of 2011. Unemployment Rate in Nigeria averaged 15.97 percent from 2006 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 24.20 percent in the first quarter of 2015 and a record low of 5.30 percent in the fourth quarter of 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
24.20 23.90 24.20 5.30 2006 - 2015 percent Quarterly
In Nigeria, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. Content for - Nigeria Unemployment Rate - was last refreshed on Monday, July 6, 2015.

Nigeria Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 24.20 23.90 24.20 5.30 percent [+]
Population 173.60 166.21 173.60 45.15 Million [+]


Unemployment Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 6.00 May/15 6.10 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 6.70 May/15 6.40 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 6.80 May/15 6.80 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.10 Mar/15 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 11.10 May/15 11.10 12.10 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.30 Mar/15 10.40 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 4.70 May/15 4.70 14.20 0.40 percent [+]
India 4.90 Dec/13 5.20 9.40 4.90 percent [+]
Indonesia 5.81 Mar/15 5.94 11.24 2.00 percent [+]
Italy 12.40 May/15 12.40 13.20 5.90 percent [+]
Japan 3.30 May/15 3.30 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 4.45 May/15 4.31 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 6.90 May/15 7.00 7.90 3.60 percent [+]
Russia 5.60 May/15 5.80 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.90 May/15 3.70 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 23.78 Mar/15 23.70 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.20 May/15 3.30 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 10.60 Mar/15 11.20 14.80 7.30 percent [+]
United Kingdom 5.50 Apr/15 5.50 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.30 Jun/15 5.50 10.80 2.50 percent [+]