Kenya Unemployment Rate  1999-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Kenya increased to 40 percent in 2011 from 12.70 percent in 2006. Unemployment Rate in Kenya averaged 22.43 percent from 1999 until 2011, reaching an all time high of 40.00 percent in 2011 and a record low of 12.70 percent in 2006.

Kenya Unemployment Rate
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Kenya Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 40.00 12.70 40.00 12.70 percent [+]
Population 48.46 47.24 48.46 8.11 Million [+]
Wages High Skilled 61600.00 65000.00 65000.00 57000.00 KES/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 19800.00 18500.00 19800.00 18400.00 KES/Month [+]
Living Wage Family 51240.50 51009.10 55705.10 51009.10 KES/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 29349.00 29213.80 32806.90 29213.80 KES/Month [+]


Kenya Unemployment Rate Notes

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 August of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
40.00 12.70 40.00 12.70 1999 - 2011 percent Yearly



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