Kenya Unemployment Rate

1991 - 2020 | Yearly | % | World Bank

Kenya Unemployment Rate increased to 2.65 % in Dec 2020, from the previously reported number of 2.64 % in Dec 2019. Kenya Unemployment Rate is updated yearly, available from Dec 1991 to Dec 2020, with an average rate of 2.83 %. The data reached an all-time high of 2.90 % in Dec 2003 and a record low of 2.60 % in Dec 2008. The data is reported by reported by World Bank.

In the latest reports, Kenya Population reached 47.56 million people in Dec 2019. Monthly Earnings of Kenya stood at 641.10 USD in Jun 2019. The country's Labour Force Participation Rate increased to 74.89 % in Dec 2020.

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Kenya Unemployment Rate

What was Kenya's Unemployment Rate in 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
2.65 2020 2.64 2019 2.60 2008 2.90 2003 % yearly 1991 - 2020

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 11.60 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2020
Algeria (%) 11.70 Sep 2017 quarterly Jun 2014 - Sep 2017
Argentina (%) 13.10 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2002 - Jun 2020
Armenia (%) 17.50 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2020
Australia (%) 7.00 Oct 2020 monthly Feb 1978 - Oct 2020
Austria (%) 5.52 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Sep 2020
Azerbaijan (%) 6.94 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2020
Bahrain (%) 4.30 2016 yearly 1991 - 2016
Bangladesh (%) 4.15 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Belarus (%) 0.20 Nov 2020 monthly Oct 2004 - Nov 2020

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) 0.3 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Jun 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 3,914.738 Oct 2020 monthly Sep 1999 - Oct 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 7.8 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
National Government Debt (USD mn) 65,629.4 Sep 2020 monthly Sep 1999 - Sep 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 65.9 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Jun 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (KES bn) 4,202.815 2025 yearly 1982 - 2025
Forecast: Government Net Debt (KES bn) 14,031.784 2025 yearly 1998 - 2025
Forecast: Government Revenue (KES bn) 2,953.293 2025 yearly 1982 - 2025
Central Government Expenditure: ytd (KES mn) 721,740.000 Oct 2020 monthly Sep 1999 - Oct 2020
Central Government Expenditure: ytd: Recurrent (KES mn) 721,740.000 Oct 2020 monthly Sep 1999 - Oct 2020
Central Government Expenditure: ytd: Development (KES mn) 137,310.000 Oct 2020 monthly Sep 1999 - Oct 2020
Central Government Revenue and Grants: ytd: Revenue (KES mn) 509,720.000 Oct 2020 monthly Sep 1999 - Oct 2020
Central Government Revenue and Grants: ytd: Revenue: Tax (KES mn) 425,290.000 Oct 2020 monthly Sep 1999 - Oct 2020
Central Government Revenue and Grants: ytd: Revenue: Tax: Excise Duty (KES mn) 64,450.000 Oct 2020 monthly Sep 1999 - Oct 2020
Central Government Revenue and Grants: ytd: Revenue: Tax: VAT (KES mn) 114,140.000 Oct 2020 monthly Sep 1999 - Oct 2020
Central Government Surplus or Deficit (KES bn) -478.312 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Central Government Debt: Domestic (KES mn) 3,457,110.000 Sep 2020 monthly Sep 1999 - Sep 2020
Central Government Debt: External (KES mn) 3,663,490.000 Sep 2020 monthly Sep 1999 - Sep 2020

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