Kenya Unemployment Rate  1991-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Kenya decreased to 11 percent in 2016 from 11.29 percent in 2015. Unemployment Rate in Kenya averaged 10.62 percent from 1991 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 12.18 percent in 2010 and a record low of 8.10 percent in 1999.

Kenya Unemployment Rate
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Kenya Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 11.00 11.29 12.18 8.10 percent [+]
Population 48.46 47.24 48.46 8.11 Million [+]
Living Wage Family 43000.00 43000.00 43000.00 43000.00 KES/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 24500.00 24500.00 24500.00 24500.00 KES/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 63500.00 62500.00 63500.00 58900.00 KES/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 20000.00 19900.00 20000.00 16400.00 KES/Month [+]


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. This page provides - Kenya Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Kenya Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
11.00 11.29 12.18 8.10 1991 - 2016 percent Yearly




unemployment rate by Country
Country Last
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Euro Area 8.90 Sep/17
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Germany 3.60 Sep/17
Mexico 3.60 Sep/17
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Switzerland 3.00 Oct/17
Japan 2.80 Sep/17