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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Rwanda

Rwanda Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 23 % May/22


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Rwanda - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Rwanda?

  • Unemployment Rate in Rwanda increased to 23 % in May 2022. The maximum rate was 22.1 % and minimum was 1 %.
  • Data published Monthly by National Institute of Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
23 May/22 23.09.2022
16.5 Feb/22 09.08.2022
23.8 Nov/21 18.03.2022
19.4 Aug/21 18.01.2022
17 Feb/21 14.07.2021
16 Aug/20 08.11.2020
15.4 Nov/19 26.02.2020
16 Aug/19 29.10.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Unemployment Rate in Rwanda by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Paul Kagame 24.03.2000 - 1.0000 16.7000 16.7000 1.0000 1570.00%

Other labor indicators in Rwanda

Index Updated Actual Previous
Living Wage Family 2018 229.301 USD/Month 229.301
Wages High Skilled 2018 563.724 USD/Month 563.724

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Egypt 2Q/22 7.2 % 7.2
Kenya 2021 6.6 % 5.4
Madagascar 2021 2.6 % 2.5
Zimbabwe 2021 5.17 % 5.7
Tanzania 2021 9.3 % 9.5
Togo 2021 4 % 3.9
Tunisia 2Q/22 15.3 % 16.1
Nigeria 4Q/20 33.3 % 27.1
Sudan 2021 19.81 % 17.7
Morocco 2Q/22 11.2 % 12.1
Senegal 4Q/21 24.1 % 22.6
Seychelles 2021 3 % 4
South Africa 2Q/22 33.9 % 34.5
Uganda 2021 2.9 % 2.8
Rwanda May/22 23 % 16.5
Liberia 2021 4.1 % 4
Zambia 2021 13 % 12.2
Mozambique 2017 25.04 % 24.37
Namibia 2018 33.4 % 34
Ghana 2021 4.7 % 4.7
Swaziland 2021 25.8 % 25.5
Libya 2021 19.6 % 20.1
Algeria 3Q/18 11.7 %
Angola 2022 30.2 % 30.8
Benin 2021 1.6 % 1.6
Botswana 2021 24.5 % 23.3
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 2021 23 % 22.8
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 2021 24.6 % 24.6
Malawi 2021 7 % 6.7
Mali 2021 7.7 % 7.7
Mauritania 2021 11.5 % 11.3
Niger 2021 0.8 % 0.6
Sao Tome and Principe 2021 15.9 % 15.7
Sierra Leone 2021 5.6 % 4.6