Unemployment Rate in Yemen decreased to 12.90 percent in 2018 from 14 percent in 2017. Unemployment Rate in Yemen averaged 13.08 percent from 1991 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 17.80 percent in 2010 and a record low of 8.30 percent in 1993.

Unemployment Rate in Yemen is expected to be 13.60 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Yemen Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 14.90 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Yemen Unemployment Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
12.90 14.00 17.80 8.30 1991 - 2018 percent Yearly

Yemen Unemployment Rate
In Yemen, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force.

Yemen Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 12.90 14.00 17.80 8.30 percent [+]
Population 28.50 27.83 28.50 5.32 Million [+]