Burkina Faso Unemployment Rate  1985-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Unemployment Rate in Burkina Faso decreased to 2.98 percent in 2016 from 3.08 percent in 2015. Unemployment Rate in Burkina Faso averaged 2.85 percent from 1985 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 4 percent in 2005 and a record low of 0.90 percent in 1985.

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Burkina Faso Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 2.98 3.08 4.00 0.90 percent [+]
Population 19.03 18.11 19.03 4.83 Million [+]


Burkina Faso Unemployment Rate

In Burkina Faso, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides the latest reported value for - Burkina Faso Unemployment Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Burkina Faso Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.98 3.08 4.00 0.90 1985 - 2016 percent Yearly




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