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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Tunisia

Tunisia Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 17.8 % 1Q/21
Employed Persons 3429 Thousand Person | 3.429 Million Person 1Q/21


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Tunisia - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Tunisia?

  • Unemployment Rate in Tunisia increased to 17.8 % in the first quarter of 2021. The maximum rate was 18.9 % and minimum was 12.4 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by National Institute of Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
17.8 1Q/21 17.05.2021
16.2 3Q/20 12.02.2021
18 2Q/20 17.08.2020
15.1 1Q/20 09.08.2020
14.9 4Q/19 18.02.2020
15.1 3Q/19 15.11.2019
15.3 2Q/19 29.10.2019
15.3 1Q/19 16.05.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Unemployment Rate in Tunisia by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Beji Caid 31.12.2014 - 15.0000 15.4000 15.6000 15.0000 2.67%
Moncef Marzouki 31.12.2011 - 31.12.2014 18.9000 14.8000 18.9000 14.8000 -21.69%
Fouad Mebazaa 15.02.2011 - 31.12.2011 18.3000 18.3000 18.3000 18.3000 0.00%
Zine El Abidine 07.11.1987 - 14.01.2011 12.9000 13.0000 13.3000 12.4000 0.78%


Latest data on Employed Persons (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons
                     Tunisia - Historical Data (Thousand Person)

How many employed persons are in Tunisia?

  • Number of Employed Persons in Tunisia decreased to 3429 Thousand Person (3.429 Million Person) in the first quarter of 2021. The maximum rate was 3566 Thousand Person and minimum was 898 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Quarterly by National Institute of Statistics.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
3429 1Q/21 17.05.2021
3512 3Q/20 28.11.2020
3566 1Q/20 09.08.2020
3566 4Q/19 18.02.2020
3544 3Q/19 15.11.2019
3528 2Q/19 29.10.2019
3520 1Q/19 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons in Tunisia by presidents

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

Other labor indicators in Tunisia

Index Updated Actual Previous

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Egypt 1Q/21 7.4 % 7.2
Kenya 2020 7.2 % 10.4
Madagascar 2020 1.9 % 1.7
Zimbabwe 2020 5.7 % 5
Tanzania 2019 9.6 % 9.7
Togo 2020 4.1 % 3.6
Tunisia 1Q/21 17.8 % 17.4
Nigeria 4Q/20 33.3 % 27.1
Sudan 2020 17.7 % 16.8
Morocco 1Q/21 12.5 % 11.9
Senegal 4Q/20 16.7 % 23.4
Seychelles 2020 4 % 2.4
South Africa 1Q/21 32.6 % 32.5
Uganda 2019 1.8 % 1.7
Rwanda Aug/20 16 % 22.1
Liberia 2020 2.7 % 2.8
Zambia 2019 13.2 % 11.4
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 30.5 % 30.6
Benin 2020 2.5 % 2.3
Botswana 2020 23.3 % 18.2
Burkina Faso 2018 6.1 %
Burundi 2020 0.8 % 1.4
Central African Republic 2020 4.3 % 4
Chad 2020 2.3 % 1.9
Comoros 2020 8.4 % 7.7
Republic of the Congo 2020 10.3 % 9.6
Equatorial Guinea 2020 9.2 % 8
Eritrea 2020 7.4 % 6.3
Ethiopia 2018 19.1 % 16.9
Gabon 2020 20.5 % 19.6
Gambia 2020 9.6 % 8.9
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 2019 9.8 % 9.6
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