Unemployment Rate of Djibouti
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to recent data from the World Bank, the total unemployment rate of Djibouti was 11.57% in 2020, a difference of +0.6 points from 2019; and the total labor force of Djibouti in 2020 was 412,419. The most recent figures on male and female unemployment rates were 10.77% and 11.26% respectively in 2019.

The World Bank defines unemployment rate as "the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment".

The chart and table below shows the total, male, and female unemployment rates of Djibouti for 1991-2020.

See also: Youth Unemployment Rate of Djibouti.

Data Source: World Bank.
Unemployment Rate of Djibouti (%)
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Male
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Unemployment Rate of Djibouti
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Year Total Unempl.(%) Male Unempl.(%) Female Unempl.(%)
1991 11.38 11.39 11.35
1992 11.47 11.42 11.55
1993 11.61 11.69 11.48
1994 11.66 11.65 11.67
1995 11.65 11.71 11.56
1996 11.66 11.7 11.58
1997 11.64 11.64 11.65
1998 11.64 11.6 11.71
1999 11.7 11.61 11.84
2000 11.66 11.61 11.75
2001 11.63 11.57 11.73
2002 11.69 11.58 11.86
2003 11.69 11.56 11.89
2004 11.62 11.49 11.81
2005 11.52 11.39 11.73
2006 11.34 11.13 11.66
2007 11.17 10.94 11.54
2008 11.1 10.85 11.51
2009 11.46 11.3 11.71
2010 11.52 11.37 11.76
2011 11.51 11.29 11.86
2012 11.52 11.34 11.81
2013 11.54 11.14 12.15
2014 11.45 11.31 11.67
2015 11.39 11.25 11.6
2016 11.31 11.06 11.7
2017 11.18 10.97 11.5
2018 11.06 10.96 11.2
2019 10.97 10.77 11.26
2020 11.57