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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Cape Verde

Cape Verde Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 14.5 % 2021
Youth Unemployment Rate 28.37 % 2020
Employed Persons 186627 Thousand Person | 186.627 Million Person 2020
Employment Rate  45.3 % 2020
Unemployed Persons 31724 Thousand Persons | 31.724 Million Persons 2020


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Cape Verde - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Cape Verde?

  • Unemployment Rate in Cape Verde remained unchanged at 14.5 % in 2021. The maximum rate was 21.4 % and minimum was 10.7 %.
  • Data published Yearly by National Statistical Institute.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
14.5 2021 28.06.2022
14.5 2020 09.04.2021
11.29 2019 20.06.2020
12.2 2018 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Unemployment Rate in Cape Verde by presidents

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


Latest data on Youth Unemployment Rate (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate
                     Cape Verde - Historical Data (%)

What is Youth Unemployment Rate in Cape Verde?

  • Youth Unemployment Rate in Cape Verde increased to 28.37 % in 2020. The maximum rate was 41 % and minimum was 21.3 %.
  • Data published Yearly by National Statistical Institute.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
28.37 2020 09.04.2021
24.9 2019 15.07.2020
27.8 2018 29.10.2019
32.4 2017 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate in Cape Verde by presidents

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


Latest data on Employed Persons (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons
                     Cape Verde - Historical Data (Thousand Person)

How many employed persons are in Cape Verde?

  • Number of Employed Persons in Cape Verde decreased to 186627 Thousand Person (186.627 Million Person) in 2020. The maximum rate was 209725 Thousand Person and minimum was 177297 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Yearly by National Statistical Institute.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
186627 2020 09.07.2021
206344 2019 15.07.2020
195000 2018 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons in Cape Verde by presidents

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


Latest data on Employment Rate  (%)

Employment Rate 
                     Cape Verde - Historical Data (%)

What is Employment Rate in Cape Verde?

  • Employment Rate in Cape Verde decreased to 45.3 % in 2020. The maximum rate was 54.2 % and minimum was 45.3 %.
  • Data published Yearly by National Statistical Institute.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
45.3 2020 07.06.2021
50.9 2019 15.07.2020
48.8 2018 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Employment Rate  in Cape Verde by presidents

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


Latest data on Unemployed Persons (Thousand Persons)

Unemployed Persons
                     Cape Verde - Historical Data (Thousand Persons)

How many Unemployed Persons are in Cape Verde?

  • Number of Unemployed Persons in Cape Verde increased to 31724 Thousand Persons (31.724 Million Persons) in 2020. The maximum rate was 37915 Thousand Persons and minimum was 21168 Thousand Persons.
  • Data published Yearly by National Statistical Institute.

Historical Data (Thousand Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
31724 2020 31.05.2021
26259 2019 15.07.2020
27028 2018 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Persons)

Unemployed Persons in Cape Verde by presidents

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

Other labor indicators in Cape Verde

Index Updated Actual Previous
Minimum Wages 2022 121.432 USD/Month 121.432
Labor Force Participation Rate 2020 57.04 % 60.38

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Colombia May/22 10.6 % 11.2
Panama 2020 18.5 % 7.1
Puerto Rico May/22 5.9 % 5.8
Honduras 2020 10.9 % 5.7
Brazil May/22 9.8 % 10.5
Chile May/22 7.8 % 7.7
Paraguay 4Q/21 6.8 % 6.5
Argentina 1Q/22 7 % 7
Canada May/22 5.1 % 5.2
Ecuador 3Q/21 6.6 % 7.4
Mexico May/22 3.3 % 3
Peru Apr/22 7.2 % 9.4
United States May/22 3.6 % 3.6
Uruguay May/22 8.1 % 7.7
Jamaica 1Q/22 6.2 % 7.1
Suriname 2020 11.2 % 7.4
Venezuela Dec/18 6.4 % 7.3
Belize 2020 13.7 % 7.7
Cameroon 2021 3.9 % 3.8
Cape Verde 2021 14.5 % 14.5
Cuba 2020 3.87 % 1.2
Dominican Republic 2Q/21 7.6 % 8
El Salvador 2020 6.9 % 6.3
Guyana 2020 15.8 % 11.9
Haiti 2020 14.5 % 13.5
Nicaragua 4Q/21 3.7 % 4.3
Trinidad and Tobago 2Q/21 4.7 % 6.5