The number of unemployed persons in Nigeria increased to 23187 Thousand in the fourth quarter of 2020 from 21765 Thousand in the second quarter of 2020. source: National Bureau of Statistics, Nigeria

Unemployed Persons in Nigeria averaged 13297.50 Thousand from 2014 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 23187 Thousand in the fourth quarter of 2020 and a record low of 4672 Thousand in the fourth quarter of 2014. This page provides - Nigeria Unemployed Persons- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Nigeria Unemployed Persons - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on December of 2021.

Unemployed Persons in Nigeria is expected to be 28100.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Nigeria Unemployed Persons is projected to trend around 27300.00 Thousand in 2022 and 26800.00 Thousand in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Unemployment Rate 33.30 27.10 percent Dec/20
Employed Persons 46488.00 58527.00 Thousand Dec/20
Unemployed Persons 23187.00 21765.00 Thousand Dec/20
Employment Rate 66.70 72.90 percent Dec/20
Youth Unemployment Rate 53.40 40.80 percent Dec/20
Employment Change 187226.00 155444.00 Jobs Sep/16