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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Morocco

Morocco Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 12.1 % 1Q/22
Youth Unemployment Rate 33.4 % 1Q/22
Employed Persons 10697 Thousand Person | 10.697 Million Person 1Q/22
Employment Rate  39.1 % 1Q/22
Unemployed Persons 1466 Thousand Persons | 1.466 Million Persons 1Q/22


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Morocco - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Morocco?

  • Unemployment Rate in Morocco decreased to 12.1 % in the first quarter of 2022. The maximum rate was 15.1 % and minimum was 7.8 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by High Commissioner for The Plan.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
12.1 1Q/22 06.05.2022
12.3 4Q/21 04.02.2022
11.8 3Q/21 18.01.2022
12.8 2Q/21 06.08.2021
12.5 1Q/21 07.05.2021
11.9 4Q/20 03.02.2021
12.7 3Q/20 03.11.2020
12.3 2Q/20 07.08.2020


Historical Chart by prime ministers (%)

Unemployment Rate in Morocco by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Saadeddine Othmani 06.04.2017 - 9.3000 10.5000 10.6000 9.3000 12.90%
Abdelilah Benkirane 03.01.2012 - 05.04.2017 9.9000 10.7000 10.7000 8.1000 8.08%
Abbas El Fassi 19.09.2007 - 29.11.2011 9.9000 9.1000 10.0000 8.0000 -8.08%
Driss Jettou 09.10.2002 - 19.09.2007 12.5000 9.3000 12.5000 7.8000 -25.60%
Abderrahmane Youssoufi 05.02.1998 - 09.10.2002 13.8000 11.7000 15.1000 10.4000 -15.22%


Latest data on Youth Unemployment Rate (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate
                     Morocco - Historical Data (%)

What is Youth Unemployment Rate in Morocco?

  • Youth Unemployment Rate in Morocco increased to 33.4 % in the first quarter of 2022. The maximum rate was 33.4 % and minimum was 13.1 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by High Commissioner for The Plan.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
33.4 1Q/22 07.05.2022
31.8 4Q/21 05.02.2022
31 3Q/21 18.01.2022
30.8 2Q/21 06.08.2021
32.5 1Q/21 22.05.2021
31.2 4Q/20 03.02.2021
32.3 3Q/20 03.11.2020
33.4 2Q/20 07.08.2020


Historical Chart by prime ministers (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate in Morocco by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Saadeddine Othmani 06.04.2017 - 23.5000 25.7000 29.3000 23.5000 9.36%
Abdelilah Benkirane 03.01.2012 - 05.04.2017 19.2000 25.5000 25.5000 17.1000 32.81%
Abbas El Fassi 19.09.2007 - 29.11.2011 16.7000 18.2000 19.3000 15.7000 8.98%
Driss Jettou 09.10.2002 - 19.09.2007 18.7000 15.5000 19.4000 13.1000 -17.11%
Abderrahmane Youssoufi 05.02.1998 - 09.10.2002 20.1000 18.0000 23.2000 15.5000 -10.45%


Latest data on Employed Persons (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons
                     Morocco - Historical Data (Thousand Person)

How many employed persons are in Morocco?

  • Number of Employed Persons in Morocco decreased to 10697 Thousand Person (10.697 Million Person) in the first quarter of 2022. The maximum rate was 11076 Thousand Person and minimum was 8577 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Quarterly by High Commissioner for The Plan.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
10697 1Q/22 07.05.2022
10772 4Q/21 04.02.2022
10807 3Q/21 18.01.2022
10892 2Q/21 06.08.2021
10755 1Q/21 22.05.2021
10542 4Q/20 03.02.2021
10166 3Q/20 03.11.2020
10487 2Q/20 07.08.2020


Historical Chart by prime ministers (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons in Morocco by prime ministers

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


Latest data on Employment Rate  (%)

Employment Rate 
                     Morocco - Historical Data (%)

What is Employment Rate in Morocco?

  • Employment Rate in Morocco decreased to 39.1 % in the first quarter of 2022. The maximum rate was 48 % and minimum was 37.9 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by High Commissioner for The Plan.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
39.1 1Q/22 07.05.2022
39.7 4Q/21 04.02.2022
39.8 3Q/21 18.01.2022
40.2 2Q/21 06.08.2021
39.9 1Q/21 22.05.2021
39.4 4Q/20 13.02.2021
37.9 3Q/20 03.11.2020
39.3 2Q/20 07.08.2020


Historical Chart by QoQ prime ministers (%)

Employment Rate  in Morocco by prime ministers

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


Latest data on Unemployed Persons (Thousand Persons)

Unemployed Persons
                     Morocco - Historical Data (Thousand Persons)

How many Unemployed Persons are in Morocco?

  • Number of Unemployed Persons in Morocco decreased to 1466 Thousand Persons (1.466 Million Persons) in the first quarter of 2022. The maximum rate was 1535 Thousand Persons and minimum was 859 Thousand Persons.
  • Data published Quarterly by High Commissioner for The Plan.

Historical Data (Thousand Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
1466 1Q/22 07.05.2022
1508 4Q/21 04.02.2022
1447 3Q/21 18.01.2022
1605 2Q/21 06.08.2021
1534 1Q/21 22.05.2021
1429 4Q/20 03.02.2021
1482 3Q/20 03.11.2020
1477 2Q/20 07.08.2020


Historical Chart by prime ministers (Thousand Persons)

Unemployed Persons in Morocco by prime ministers

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

Other labor indicators in Morocco

Index Updated Actual Previous

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Egypt 4Q/21 7.4 % 7.5
Kenya 2021 6.6 % 5.4
Madagascar 2020 1.9 % 1.7
Zimbabwe 2020 5.7 % 5
Tanzania 2020 9.5 % 9.6
Togo 2020 4.1 % 3.6
Tunisia 3Q/21 18.4 % 17.9
Nigeria 4Q/20 33.3 % 27.1
Sudan 2020 17.7 % 16.8
Morocco 1Q/22 12.1 % 12.3
Senegal 1Q/21 22.6 % 16.7
Seychelles 2020 4 % 2.4
South Africa 4Q/21 35.3 % 34.9
Uganda 2020 2.44 % 1.8
Rwanda Nov/21 23.8 % 19.4
Liberia 2020 2.7 % 2.8
Zambia 2020 12.2 % 13.2
Mozambique 2017 25.04 % 24.37
Namibia 2018 33.4 % 34
Ghana 2020 4.5 % 4.1
Swaziland 2020 23.4 % 22.2
Libya 2020 18.63 % 18.56
Algeria 3Q/18 11.7 %
Angola 2021 32.9 % 34.1
Benin 2021 1.6 % 1.6
Botswana 2020 23.3 % 18.2
Burkina Faso 2018 6.1 %
Burundi 2021 1.8 % 1.7
Central African Republic 2021 6.6 % 6.4
Chad 2021 1.9 % 1.7
Comoros 2021 9.4 % 9.2
Republic of the Congo 2020 10.3 % 9.6
Equatorial Guinea 2021 9.2 % 9.9
Eritrea 2021 8 % 7.9
Ethiopia 2018 19.1 % 16.9
Gabon 2021 22.3 % 22
Gambia 2021 11.2 % 11.1
Guatemala 3Q/19 2 % 2.5
Guinea 2020 4.4 % 4.1
Guinea Bissau 2020 3.2 % 2.8
Lesotho 2020 24.7 % 23.9
Malawi 2020 6 % 5.6
Mali 2020 7.5 % 7.2
Mauritania 2020 10.7 % 10.1
Niger 2020 0.7 % 0.5
Sao Tome and Principe 2020 13.9 % 13.1
Sierra Leone 2020 4.6 % 4.4