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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Botswana

Botswana Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 18.2 % 2019
Employed Persons 492914 Person | 0.493 Million Person 1Q/20


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Botswana - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Botswana?

  • Unemployment Rate in Botswana increased to 18.2 % in 2019. The maximum rate was 26.2 % and minimum was 13.9 %.
  • Data published Yearly by Central Statistics Office.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
18.2 2019 13.02.2020
17.9 2018 29.10.2019
18.1 2017 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Unemployment Rate in Botswana by presidents

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


Latest data on Employed Persons (Person)

Employed Persons
                     Botswana - Historical Data (Person)

How many employed persons are in Botswana?

  • Number of Employed Persons in Botswana increased to 492914 Person (0.493 Million Person) in the first quarter of 2020. The maximum rate was 492914 Person and minimum was 301978 Person.
  • Data published Quarterly by Central Statistics Office.

Historical Data (Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
492914 1Q/20 22.10.2020
483814 3Q/19 27.01.2020
420762 4Q/18 29.10.2019
417162 3Q/18 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (Person)

Employed Persons in Botswana by presidents

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

Other labor indicators in Botswana

Index Updated Actual Previous
Wages 4Q/20 489.457 USD/Month 489.457
Living Wage Individual 2018 229.82 USD/Month 308.13

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Egypt 4Q/20 7.2 % 7.3
Kenya 2020 7.2 % 10.4
Madagascar 2020 1.9 % 1.7
Zimbabwe 2019 4.9 % 4.9
Tanzania 2019 9.6 % 9.7
Togo 2019 1.7 % 1.7
Tunisia 3Q/20 16.2 % 18
Nigeria 2Q/20 27.1 % 23.1
Sudan 2019 13 % 12.9
Morocco 4Q/20 11.9 % 12.7
Senegal 4Q/19 17 % 14
Seychelles 2018 3.5 % 4.1
South Africa 4Q/20 32.5 % 30.8
Uganda 2019 1.8 % 1.7
Rwanda Aug/20 16 % 22.1
Liberia 2020 2.7 % 2.8
Zambia 2019 13.2 % 11.4
Mozambique 2017 25.04 % 24.37
Namibia 2018 33.4 % 34
Ghana 2019 6.8 % 6.7
Swaziland 2019 22.9 % 22.5
Libya 2020 18.63 % 18.56
Algeria 3Q/18 11.7 %
Angola 2020 30.6 % 34
Benin 2019 2 % 2.1
Botswana 2019 18.2 % 17.9
Burkina Faso 2018 6.1 %
Burundi 2019 1.4 % 1.4
Central African Republic 2019 6.5 % 6.5
Chad 2019 2.3 % 2.2
Comoros 2019 3.7 % 3.7
Republic of the Congo 2019 10.4 % 10.4
Equatorial Guinea 2019 9.2 % 9.2
Eritrea 2019 6.5 % 6.5
Ethiopia 2018 19.1 % 16.9
Gabon 2019 19.6 % 19.5
Gambia 2019 8.9 % 8.9
Guatemala 3Q/19 2 % 2.5
Guinea 2019 4.3 % 4.2
Guinea Bissau 2019 4.1 % 4.1
Lesotho 2019 23.5 % 23.6
Malawi 2020 6 % 5.6
Mali 2019 9.8 % 9.6
Mauritania 2020 10.7 % 10.1
Niger 2019 0.3 % 0.3
Sao Tome and Principe 2019 13.4 % 13.3
Sierra Leone 2019 4.3 % 4.3