Employment Rate in Nigeria decreased to 66.70 percent in the fourth quarter of 2020 from 72.90 percent in the second quarter of 2020. source: National Bureau of Statistics, Nigeria

Employment Rate in Nigeria averaged 83.68 percent from 2014 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 93.60 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014 and a record low of 66.70 percent in the fourth quarter of 2020. This page provides - Nigeria Employment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Nigeria Employment Rate - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on May of 2023.

Employment Rate in Nigeria is expected to be 71.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Nigeria Employment Rate is projected to trend around 77.00 percent in 2024 and 80.00 percent in 2025, according to our econometric models.

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Nigeria Employment Rate

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 33.30 27.10 percent Dec 2020
Youth Unemployment Rate 53.40 40.80 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
Employment Change 187226.00 155444.00 Jobs Sep 2016