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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Afghanistan

Afghanistan Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 11.2 % 2020


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Afghanistan - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Afghanistan?

  • Unemployment Rate in Afghanistan increased to 11.2 % in 2020. The maximum rate was 12.4 % and minimum was 6.7 %.
  • Data published Yearly by World Bank.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
11.2 2020 05.02.2021
11.1 2019 10.02.2020
8.8 2018 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Unemployment Rate in Afghanistan by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End

Other labor indicators in Afghanistan

Index Updated Actual Previous

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Bangladesh 2020 5.3 % 4.2
Jordan 3Q/20 23.9 % 23
Kyrgyzstan Nov/20 3 % 3
Mongolia 4Q/20 7.6 % 7.3
Nepal 2017 3.2 % 3.4
Palestine 4Q/20 23.4 % 28.5
Tajikistan Nov/19 2.1 % 2.1
Cambodia 2019 2.4 % 0.1
China 4Q/20 5.2 % 5.2
Georgia 2020 18.5 % 17.6
India 2021 6.5 % 9.1
Israel Jan/21 4.5 % 4.7
Pakistan 2019 4.1 % 5.5
South Korea Jan/21 5.4 % 4.6
Taiwan Jan/21 3.75 % 3.76
Vietnam 4Q/20 2.37 % 2.5
Maldives 2020 6.4 % 6.1
Armenia 3Q/20 18.1 % 17.5
Hong Kong Jan/21 7 % 6.6
Indonesia 3Q/20 7.07 % 4.99
Japan Jan/21 2.9 % 3
Kazakhstan Dec/20 4.9 % 5
Lebanon 2019 6.2 % 6.2
Macau Jan/21 2.7 % 2.7
Malaysia Dec/20 4.8 % 4.8
Philippines 4Q/20 8.7 % 10
Qatar 1Q/20 0.1 % 0.1
Singapore 4Q/20 3.2 % 3.6
Sri Lanka 2Q/20 5.4 % 5.7
Thailand Dec/20 1.5 % 2
Oman 2019 3.1 % 3.1
Iran 2Q/20 9.8 % 10.6
Laos 2020 1 % 0.6
Azerbaijan 2019 4.8 % 5.2
Kuwait 2020 2.3 % 2.41
Saudi Arabia 3Q/20 8.5 % 9
Bahrain 2020 4.9 % 4
North Korea 2019 3.3 % 3.3
United Arab Emirates 2019 2.64 % 2.57
Yemen 2019 12.8 % 12.9
Turkmenistan 2019 3.9 % 3.8
Uzbekistan 2018 6.9 % 7.2
Iraq 2019 7.9 % 7.9
Syria 2019 8.4 % 8.3
Afghanistan 2020 11.2 % 11.1
Bhutan 2018 3.4 % 2.4
Brunei 2019 9.1 % 8.9
Mauritius 3Q/20 10.9 % 12.2