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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Nepal

Nepal Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 5.1 % 2021


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Nepal - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Nepal?

  • Unemployment Rate in Nepal increased to 5.1 % in 2021. 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
5.1 2021 18.10.2022
4.44 20 28.10.2021
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


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 2022 4.7 % 5.1
Jordan 2Q/23 22.3 % 21.9
Kyrgyzstan Jul/23 2.7 % 2.8
Mongolia 2Q/23 5.8 % 6.6
Nepal 2021 5.1 % 4.7
Palestine 2Q/23 24.7 % 25.2
Tajikistan Dec/22 7.8 % 7.7
Cambodia 2022 0.36 % 0.3
China 2Q/23 5.2 % 5.3
Georgia 2023 16.7 % 18
India 2023 7.1 % 8.1
Israel Aug/23 3.1 % 3.4
Pakistan 2021 6.3 % 6.9
South Korea Aug/23 2.4 % 2.8
Taiwan Aug/23 3.42 % 3.43
Vietnam 2Q/23 2.3 % 2.25
Maldives 2022 4.9 % 6.1
Armenia 2Q/23 11.7 % 13.7
Hong Kong Aug/23 2.8 % 2.8
Indonesia 1Q/23 5.45 % 5.86
Japan Aug/23 2.7 % 2.7
Kazakhstan Jun/23 4.7 % 4.8
Lebanon 2022 12.6 % 12.5
Macau Aug/23 2.5 % 2.6
Malaysia Aug/23 3.4 % 3.4
Philippines 2Q/23 4.4 % 4.8
Qatar 1Q/23 0.1 % 0.1
Singapore 2Q/23 1.9 % 1.8
Sri Lanka 2Q/23 5.2 % 4.7
Thailand Jun/23 1.06 % 1.05
Oman 2022 2.3 % 2.5
Iran 1Q/23 9.7 % 8.2
Laos 2022 2.6 % 3.6
Azerbaijan 2022 5.5 % 6
Kuwait 2022 2.5 % 2.8
Saudi Arabia 2Q/23 4.9 % 5.1
Bahrain 2022 5.5 % 6.6
North Korea 2022 3 % 3.2
United Arab Emirates 2022 2.75 % 3.11
Yemen 2022 13.59 % 13.89
Turkmenistan 2021 5.1 % 5
Uzbekistan 2018 6.9 % 7.2
Iraq 2022 15.55 % 16.17
Syria 2022 9.6 % 9.8
Afghanistan 2021 13.3 % 11.7
Bhutan 2022 5.9 % 4.8
Brunei 2022 7.2 % 7.4
Mauritius 2Q/23 6.4 % 6.7