Nigeria Total New Jobs  2012-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The Nigerian economy added 187,226 new jobs in the third quarter of 2016 after adding 475,180 a year earlier. The informal sector created 144,651 jobs, down 66.3 percent from last year but still accounting for 77.3 percent share. The public sector lost 7,012 jobs. The formal sector added 49,587 jobs, 19 percent more than a year earlier and representing 26.5 percent of total new jobs. Around 90 percent on new payrolls were created in human, health and social services sectors and agriculture and accommodation and food services. In the three months to June, the economy added 155,444 new jobs. Employment Change in Nigeria averaged 324042.07 Jobs from 2012 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 499521.00 Jobs in the fourth quarter of 2015 and a record low of 79465.00 Jobs in the first quarter of 2016.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-08-31 09:45 AM Q1 79.5K 499.5K
2016-08-31 09:45 AM Q4 499.5K 475.2K
2017-01-02 10:00 AM Q3 187.2K 155.4K 86K
2017-06-30 01:30 PM Q4 187.2K 122.2K
2017-07-29 10:00 AM Q1 195834.44
2017-10-30 10:00 AM Q2 205009




Nigeria Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 14.20 13.90 19.70 5.10 percent [+]
Population 182.20 178.52 182.20 45.15 Million [+]
Unemployed Persons 11594.30 11198.30 11594.30 4672.00 Thousand [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 25.00 24.00 25.00 11.70 percent [+]
Living Wage Family 132264.00 132481.00 132481.00 132264.00 NGN/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 43415.20 43415.20 43415.20 43415.20 NGN/Month [+]
Employed Persons 69602.60 69470.90 69602.60 66951.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 187226.00 155444.00 499521.00 79465.00 Jobs [+]
Employment Rate 86.10 86.40 93.60 86.10 percent [+]


Nigeria Total New Jobs Notes

This page provides - Nigeria Employment Change- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Nigeria Total New Jobs - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
187226.00 155444.00 499521.00 79465.00 2012 - 2016 Jobs Quarterly
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employment change by Country

Last
Australia 42000.00 May/17
Brazil -3.60 Feb/16
Canada 54.50 May/17
Euro Area 0.40 Mar/17
France 0.20 Mar/17
Germany 0.50 Mar/17
Italy 0.30 Mar/17
Netherlands 0.60 Mar/17
Spain 0.70 Mar/17
Switzerland 0.00 Dec/16
United Kingdom 0.40 Mar/17