The number of employed persons in Nigeria decreased to 58527 Thousand in the second quarter of 2020 from 69542.90 Thousand in the third quarter of 2018. source: National Bureau of Statistics, Nigeria

Employed Persons in Nigeria averaged 67162.12 Thousand from 2014 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 70665.90 Thousand in the first quarter of 2017 and a record low of 46488.00 Thousand in the fourth quarter of 2020. This page provides - Nigeria Employed Persons- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Nigeria Employed Persons - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on March of 2023.

Employed Persons in Nigeria is expected to be 58300.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Nigeria Employed Persons is projected to trend around 63000.00 Thousand in 2024 and 65000.00 Thousand in 2025, according to our econometric models.

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Unemployment Rate 33.30 27.10 percent Dec 2020
Employed Persons 46488.00 58527.00 Thousand Dec 2020
Unemployed Persons 23187.00 21765.00 Thousand Dec 2020
Employment Rate 66.70 72.90 percent Dec 2020
Youth Unemployment Rate 53.40 40.80 percent Dec 2020
Employment Change 187226.00 155444.00 Jobs Sep 2016