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. source: National Bureau of Statistics, Nigeria
Unemployed Persons in Nigeria is expected to be 23000.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployed Persons in Nigeria to stand at 26500.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Nigeria Unemployed Persons is projected to trend around 27300.00 Thousand in 2020, according to our econometric models.