Unemployment Rate in Kenya decreased to 4.90 percent in the fourth quarter of 2022 from 5.30 percent in the third quarter of 2022. source: Kenya National Bureau of Statistics

Unemployment Rate in Kenya averaged 8.98 percent from 1991 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 12.20 percent in the fourth quarter of 2009 and a record low of 4.70 percent in the second quarter of 2019. This page provides - Kenya Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Kenya Unemployment Rate - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on June of 2023.

Unemployment Rate in Kenya is expected to be 5.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Kenya Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 6.80 percent in 2024 and 6.40 percent in 2025, according to our econometric models.

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Kenya Unemployment Rate

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 4.90 5.30 percent Dec 2022
Population 50.60 49.70 Million Dec 2022
Minimum Wages 15120.00 13572.00 KES/Month May 2022

Kenya Unemployment Rate
In Kenya, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.90 5.30 12.20 4.70 1991 - 2022 percent Quarterly