Unemployment Rate in Malawi remained unchanged at 5.90 percent in 2017 from 5.90 percent in 2016.

Unemployment Rate in Malawi averaged 7.17 percent from 1991 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 7.80 percent in 2003 and a record low of 5.90 percent in 2014. This page provides - Malawi Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.

Unemployment Rate in Malawi is expected to be 5.30 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Malawi Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 5.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Malawi Unemployment Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.40 5.50 7.80 5.40 1991 - 2018 percent Yearly

Malawi Unemployment Rate
In Malawi, the unemployment rate is based on the strict ILO definition, which is much lower than the unemployment rate obtained using the broad definition (20.4 percent).

Malawi Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.40 5.50 7.80 5.40 percent [+]
Population 18.14 17.67 18.14 3.66 Million [+]