The number of employed persons in Nigeria decreased to 58527 Thousand in the second quarter of 2020 from 69542.90 Thousand in the third quarter of 2018. source: National Bureau of Statistics, Nigeria

Employed Persons in Nigeria averaged 68378.24 Thousand from 2014 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 70665.90 Thousand in the first quarter of 2017 and a record low of 58527 Thousand in the second quarter of 2020. This page provides - Nigeria Employed Persons- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Nigeria Employed Persons - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on September of 2021.

Employed Persons in Nigeria is expected to be 54000.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Nigeria Employed Persons is projected to trend around 65500.00 Thousand in 2022 and 68000.00 Thousand in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Nigeria Employed Persons

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
46488.00 58527.00 70665.90 46488.00 2014 - 2020 Thousand Quarterly

Nigeria Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 33.30 27.10 33.30 5.10 percent [+]
Population 206.14 200.00 206.14 45.14 Million [+]
Unemployed Persons 23187.00 21765.00 23187.00 4672.00 Thousand [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 53.40 40.80 53.40 11.70 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 30000.00 30000.00 30000.00 18000.00 NGN/Month [+]
Employed Persons 46488.00 58527.00 70665.90 46488.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 66.70 72.90 93.60 66.70 percent [+]