Employment Rate in Nigeria decreased to 76.90 percent in the third quarter of 2018 from 77.30 percent in the second quarter of 2018. source: National Bureau of Statistics, Nigeria

Employment Rate in Nigeria averaged 85.42 percent from 2014 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 93.60 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014 and a record low of 76.90 percent in the third quarter of 2018. This page provides - Nigeria Employment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Nigeria Employment Rate - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on March of 2021.

Employment Rate in Nigeria is expected to be 70.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employment Rate in Nigeria to stand at 71.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Nigeria Employment Rate is projected to trend around 72.00 percent in 2021 and 73.00 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Nigeria Employment Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
76.90 77.30 93.60 76.90 2014 - 2018 percent Quarterly

Nigeria Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 27.10 23.10 27.10 5.10 percent [+]
Population 206.14 200.00 206.14 45.14 Million [+]
Unemployed Persons 21765.00 20927.60 21765.00 4672.00 Thousand [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 36.50 38.00 38.00 11.70 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 30000.00 30000.00 30000.00 18000.00 NGN/Month [+]
Employed Persons 58527.00 69542.90 70665.90 58527.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 76.90 77.30 93.60 76.90 percent [+]