The number of unemployed persons in Nigeria increased to 15998 Thousand in the third quarter of 2017 from 13585.20 Thousand in the second quarter of 2017. Unemployed Persons in Nigeria averaged 9684.11 Thousand from 2014 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 15998 Thousand in the third quarter of 2017 and a record low of 4672 Thousand in the fourth quarter of 2014.

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Nigeria Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 23.10 22.70 23.10 5.10 percent [+]
Population 190.89 185.99 190.89 45.14 Million [+]
Living Wage Family 137600.00 135300.00 137600.00 135300.00 NGN/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 43200.00 41800.00 43200.00 41800.00 NGN/Month [+]
Employed Persons 69542.90 69165.60 70665.90 66951.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 187226.00 155444.00 499521.00 79465.00 Jobs [+]
Employment Rate 81.20 83.80 93.60 81.20 percent [+]
Unemployed Persons 20927.60 20343.60 20927.60 4672.00 Thousand [+]
Wages High Skilled 57200.00 57200.00 57200.00 57200.00 NGN/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 25500.00 25500.00 25500.00 25500.00 NGN/Month [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 36.50 38.00 38.00 11.70 percent [+]


Nigeria Unemployed Persons

This page provides - Nigeria Unemployed Persons- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Nigeria Unemployed Persons - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
20927.60 20343.60 20927.60 4672.00 2014 - 2018 Thousand Quarterly
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