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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Nepal

Nepal Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 4.44 % 2020


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Nepal - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Nepal?

  • Unemployment Rate in Nepal increased to 4.44 % in 2020. The maximum rate was 4.5 % and minimum was 1.9 %.
  • Data published Yearly by Central Bureau of Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
4.44 2020 29.03.2021
4 2019 25.03.2021
3.2 2017 23.03.2018
3.2 2016 11.08.2017
3 2015 31.12.2015
3 2014 31.12.2014
3.3 2013 31.12.2013
2.5 2012 31.12.2012


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Unemployment Rate in Nepal by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Bidhya Bhandari 29.10.2015 - 3.0000 3.2000 3.2000 3.0000 6.67%
Ram Yadav 23.07.2008 - 29.10.2015 2.1000 3.0000 3.3000 1.9000 42.86%

Other labor indicators in Nepal

Index Updated Actual Previous

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Bangladesh 2020 5.3 % 4.2
Jordan 4Q/20 24.7 % 23.9
Kyrgyzstan Dec/20 3 % 3
Mongolia 4Q/20 7.6 % 7.3
Nepal 2020 4.44 % 2.85
Palestine 4Q/20 23.4 % 28.5
Tajikistan Nov/19 2.1 % 2.1
Cambodia 2019 2.4 % 0.1
China 1Q/21 5.3 % 5.5
Georgia 2020 18.5 % 17.6
India 2021 6.5 % 6.9
Israel Feb/21 5.1 % 4.6
Pakistan 2020 4.4 % 4.1
South Korea Mar/21 3.9 % 4
Taiwan Feb/21 3.73 % 3.75
Vietnam 4Q/20 2.37 % 2.5
Maldives 2020 6.4 % 6.1
Armenia 4Q/20 16 % 18.1
Hong Kong Feb/21 7.2 % 7
Indonesia 3Q/20 7.07 % 4.99
Japan Feb/21 2.9 % 2.9
Kazakhstan Dec/20 4.9 % 5
Lebanon 2020 6.6 % 6
Macau Feb/21 2.9 % 2.7
Malaysia Feb/21 4.8 % 4.9
Philippines 1Q/21 8.7 % 8.7
Qatar 2Q/20 0.1 % 0.1
Singapore 4Q/20 3.3 % 3.6
Sri Lanka 3Q/20 5.8 % 5.4
Thailand Dec/20 1.5 % 2
Oman 2020 5 % 1.8
Iran 3Q/20 9.5 % 9.8
Laos 2020 1 % 0.6
Azerbaijan 2019 4.8 % 5.2
Kuwait 2020 2.3 % 2.41
Saudi Arabia 4Q/20 7.4 % 8.5
Bahrain 2020 4.9 % 4
North Korea 2019 3.3 % 3.3
United Arab Emirates 2020 5 % 2.64
Yemen 2020 13.42 % 12.9
Turkmenistan 2019 3.9 % 3.8
Uzbekistan 2018 6.9 % 7.2
Iraq 2020 13.74 % 12.76
Syria 2020 9 % 8.2
Afghanistan 2020 11.2 % 11.1
Bhutan 2019 2.7 % 3.4
Brunei 2019 9.1 % 8.9
Mauritius 4Q/20 10.4 % 10.6