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. 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.
Employment Rate in Nigeria is expected to be 73.00 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 75.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Nigeria Employment Rate is projected to trend around 78.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.