Kenya Employment and Unemployment

Kenya KE: Contributing Family Workers: Modeled ILO Estimate: % of Total Employement

1991 - 2017 | Yearly | % | World Bank

Kenya’s KE: Contributing Family Workers: Modeled ILO Estimate: % of Total Employement data was reported at 35.025 % in 2017. This records a decrease from the previous number of 35.191 % for 2016. Kenya’s KE: Contributing Family Workers: Modeled ILO Estimate: % of Total Employement data is updated yearly, averaging 42.124 % from Dec 1991 to 2017, with 27 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 45.302 % in 1991 and a record low of 35.025 % in 2017. Kenya’s KE: Contributing Family Workers: Modeled ILO Estimate: % of Total Employement data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Kenya – Table KE.World Bank.WDI: Employment and Unemployment. Contributing family workers are those workers who hold 'self-employment jobs' as own-account workers in a market-oriented establishment operated by a related person living in the same household.; ; International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in September 2018.; Weighted average; Data up to 2016 are estimates while data from 2017 are projections.

Last Frequency Range
35.03 2017 yearly 1991 - 2017

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Kenya KE: Contributing Family Workers: Modeled ILO Estimate: % of Total Employement

Kenya KE: Contributing Family Workers: Modeled ILO Estimate: Female: % of Female Employment

1991 - 2017 | Yearly | % | World Bank

Kenya’s KE: Contributing Family Workers: Modeled ILO Estimate: Female: % of Female Employment data was reported at 48.236 % in 2017. This records a decrease from the previous number of 48.349 % for 2016. Kenya’s KE: Contributing Family Workers: Modeled ILO Estimate: Female: % of Female Employment data is updated yearly, averaging 56.840 % from Dec 1991 to 2017, with 27 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 60.184 % in 2006 and a record low of 48.236 % in 2017. Kenya’s KE: Contributing Family Workers: Modeled ILO Estimate: Female: % of Female Employment data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Kenya – Table KE.World Bank.WDI: Employment and Unemployment. Contributing family workers are those workers who hold 'self-employment jobs' as own-account workers in a market-oriented establishment operated by a related person living in the same household.; ; International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in September 2018.; Weighted average; Data up to 2016 are estimates while data from 2017 are projections.

Last Frequency Range
48.24 2017 yearly 1991 - 2017

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Kenya KE: Contributing Family Workers: Modeled ILO Estimate: Female: % of Female Employment

Kenya KE: Contributing Family Workers: Modeled ILO Estimate: Male: % of Male Employment

1991 - 2017 | Yearly | % | World Bank

Kenya’s KE: Contributing Family Workers: Modeled ILO Estimate: Male: % of Male Employment data was reported at 23.585 % in 2017. This records a decrease from the previous number of 23.778 % for 2016. Kenya’s KE: Contributing Family Workers: Modeled ILO Estimate: Male: % of Male Employment data is updated yearly, averaging 29.372 % from Dec 1991 to 2017, with 27 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 32.589 % in 1991 and a record low of 23.585 % in 2017. Kenya’s KE: Contributing Family Workers: Modeled ILO Estimate: Male: % of Male Employment data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Kenya – Table KE.World Bank.WDI: Employment and Unemployment. Contributing family workers are those workers who hold 'self-employment jobs' as own-account workers in a market-oriented establishment operated by a related person living in the same household.; ; International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in September 2018.; Weighted average; Data up to 2016 are estimates while data from 2017 are projections.

Last Frequency Range
23.58 2017 yearly 1991 - 2017

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Kenya KE: Contributing Family Workers: Modeled ILO Estimate: Male: % of Male Employment

Kenya KE: Employers: Modeled ILO Estimate: % of Total Employment

1991 - 2017 | Yearly | % | World Bank

Kenya’s KE: Employers: Modeled ILO Estimate: % of Total Employment data was reported at 7.623 % in 2017. This records an increase from the previous number of 7.606 % for 2016. Kenya’s KE: Employers: Modeled ILO Estimate: % of Total Employment data is updated yearly, averaging 7.660 % from Dec 1991 to 2017, with 27 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 8.853 % in 2008 and a record low of 6.886 % in 1995. Kenya’s KE: Employers: Modeled ILO Estimate: % of Total Employment data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Kenya – Table KE.World Bank.WDI: Employment and Unemployment. Employers are those workers who, working on their own account or with one or a few partners, hold the type of jobs defined as a 'self-employment jobs' i.e. jobs where the remuneration is directly dependent upon the profits derived from the goods and services produced), and, in this capacity, have engaged, on a continuous basis, one or more persons to work for them as employee(s).; ; International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in September 2018.; Weighted average; Data up to 2016 are estimates while data from 2017 are projections.

Last Frequency Range
7.62 2017 yearly 1991 - 2017

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Kenya KE: Employers: Modeled ILO Estimate: % of Total Employment

Kenya KE: Employers: Modeled ILO Estimate: Female: % of Female Employment

1991 - 2017 | Yearly | % | World Bank

Kenya’s KE: Employers: Modeled ILO Estimate: Female: % of Female Employment data was reported at 7.689 % in 2017. This records an increase from the previous number of 7.672 % for 2016. Kenya’s KE: Employers: Modeled ILO Estimate: Female: % of Female Employment data is updated yearly, averaging 7.678 % from Dec 1991 to 2017, with 27 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 9.130 % in 2008 and a record low of 7.005 % in 2010. Kenya’s KE: Employers: Modeled ILO Estimate: Female: % of Female Employment data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Kenya – Table KE.World Bank.WDI: Employment and Unemployment. Employers are those workers who, working on their own account or with one or a few partners, hold the type of jobs defined as a 'self-employment jobs' i.e. jobs where the remuneration is directly dependent upon the profits derived from the goods and services produced), and, in this capacity, have engaged, on a continuous basis, one or more persons to work for them as employee(s).; ; International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in September 2018.; Weighted average; Data up to 2016 are estimates while data from 2017 are projections.

Last Frequency Range
7.69 2017 yearly 1991 - 2017

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Kenya KE: Employers: Modeled ILO Estimate: Female: % of Female Employment

Kenya KE: Employers: Modeled ILO Estimate: Male: % of Male Employment

1991 - 2017 | Yearly | % | World Bank

Kenya’s KE: Employers: Modeled ILO Estimate: Male: % of Male Employment data was reported at 7.567 % in 2017. This records an increase from the previous number of 7.548 % for 2016. Kenya’s KE: Employers: Modeled ILO Estimate: Male: % of Male Employment data is updated yearly, averaging 7.567 % from Dec 1991 to 2017, with 27 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 8.622 % in 2008 and a record low of 6.765 % in 1995. Kenya’s KE: Employers: Modeled ILO Estimate: Male: % of Male Employment data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Kenya – Table KE.World Bank.WDI: Employment and Unemployment. Employers are those workers who, working on their own account or with one or a few partners, hold the type of jobs defined as a 'self-employment jobs' i.e. jobs where the remuneration is directly dependent upon the profits derived from the goods and services produced), and, in this capacity, have engaged, on a continuous basis, one or more persons to work for them as employee(s).; ; International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in September 2018.; Weighted average; Data up to 2016 are estimates while data from 2017 are projections.

Last Frequency Range
7.57 2017 yearly 1991 - 2017

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Kenya KE: Employers: Modeled ILO Estimate: Male: % of Male Employment

Kenya KE: Employment In Agriculture: Modeled ILO Estimate: % of Total Employment

1991 - 2017 | Yearly | % | World Bank

Kenya’s KE: Employment In Agriculture: Modeled ILO Estimate: % of Total Employment data was reported at 37.954 % in 2017. This records a decrease from the previous number of 38.091 % for 2016. Kenya’s KE: Employment In Agriculture: Modeled ILO Estimate: % of Total Employment data is updated yearly, averaging 42.773 % from Dec 1991 to 2017, with 27 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 46.752 % in 1994 and a record low of 37.639 % in 2014. Kenya’s KE: Employment In Agriculture: Modeled ILO Estimate: % of Total Employment data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Kenya – Table KE.World Bank.WDI: Employment and Unemployment. Employment is defined as persons of working age who were engaged in any activity to produce goods or provide services for pay or profit, whether at work during the reference period or not at work due to temporary absence from a job, or to working-time arrangement. The agriculture sector consists of activities in agriculture, hunting, forestry and fishing, in accordance with division 1 (ISIC 2) or categories A-B (ISIC 3) or category A (ISIC 4).; ; International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in September 2018.; Weighted average; Data up to 2016 are estimates while data from 2017 are projections.

Last Frequency Range
37.95 2017 yearly 1991 - 2017

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Kenya KE: Employment In Agriculture: Modeled ILO Estimate: % of Total Employment

Kenya KE: Employment In Agriculture: Modeled ILO Estimate: Female: % of Female Employment

1991 - 2017 | Yearly | % | World Bank

Kenya’s KE: Employment In Agriculture: Modeled ILO Estimate: Female: % of Female Employment data was reported at 47.179 % in 2017. This records a decrease from the previous number of 47.336 % for 2016. Kenya’s KE: Employment In Agriculture: Modeled ILO Estimate: Female: % of Female Employment data is updated yearly, averaging 52.155 % from Dec 1991 to 2017, with 27 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 56.597 % in 1994 and a record low of 46.703 % in 2014. Kenya’s KE: Employment In Agriculture: Modeled ILO Estimate: Female: % of Female Employment data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Kenya – Table KE.World Bank.WDI: Employment and Unemployment. Employment is defined as persons of working age who were engaged in any activity to produce goods or provide services for pay or profit, whether at work during the reference period or not at work due to temporary absence from a job, or to working-time arrangement. The agriculture sector consists of activities in agriculture, hunting, forestry and fishing, in accordance with division 1 (ISIC 2) or categories A-B (ISIC 3) or category A (ISIC 4).; ; International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in September 2018.; Weighted average; Data up to 2016 are estimates while data from 2017 are projections.

Last Frequency Range
47.18 2017 yearly 1991 - 2017

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Kenya KE: Employment In Agriculture: Modeled ILO Estimate: Female: % of Female Employment

Kenya KE: Employment In Agriculture: Modeled ILO Estimate: Male: % of Male Employment

1991 - 2017 | Yearly | % | World Bank

Kenya’s KE: Employment In Agriculture: Modeled ILO Estimate: Male: % of Male Employment data was reported at 29.965 % in 2017. This records a decrease from the previous number of 30.072 % for 2016. Kenya’s KE: Employment In Agriculture: Modeled ILO Estimate: Male: % of Male Employment data is updated yearly, averaging 34.840 % from Dec 1991 to 2017, with 27 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 37.981 % in 1994 and a record low of 29.796 % in 2015. Kenya’s KE: Employment In Agriculture: Modeled ILO Estimate: Male: % of Male Employment data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Kenya – Table KE.World Bank.WDI: Employment and Unemployment. Employment is defined as persons of working age who were engaged in any activity to produce goods or provide services for pay or profit, whether at work during the reference period or not at work due to temporary absence from a job, or to working-time arrangement. The agriculture sector consists of activities in agriculture, hunting, forestry and fishing, in accordance with division 1 (ISIC 2) or categories A-B (ISIC 3) or category A (ISIC 4).; ; International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in September 2018.; Weighted average; Data up to 2016 are estimates while data from 2017 are projections.

Last Frequency Range
29.97 2017 yearly 1991 - 2017

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Kenya KE: Employment In Agriculture: Modeled ILO Estimate: Male: % of Male Employment

Kenya KE: Employment In Industry: Modeled ILO Estimate: % of Total Employment

1991 - 2017 | Yearly | % | World Bank

Kenya’s KE: Employment In Industry: Modeled ILO Estimate: % of Total Employment data was reported at 14.250 % in 2017. This records an increase from the previous number of 14.199 % for 2016. Kenya’s KE: Employment In Industry: Modeled ILO Estimate: % of Total Employment data is updated yearly, averaging 14.199 % from Dec 1991 to 2017, with 27 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 15.964 % in 2007 and a record low of 12.197 % in 1993. Kenya’s KE: Employment In Industry: Modeled ILO Estimate: % of Total Employment data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Kenya – Table KE.World Bank.WDI: Employment and Unemployment. Employment is defined as persons of working age who were engaged in any activity to produce goods or provide services for pay or profit, whether at work during the reference period or not at work due to temporary absence from a job, or to working-time arrangement. The industry sector consists of mining and quarrying, manufacturing, construction, and public utilities (electricity, gas, and water), in accordance with divisions 2-5 (ISIC 2) or categories C-F (ISIC 3) or categories B-F (ISIC 4).; ; International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in September 2018.; Weighted average; Data up to 2016 are estimates while data from 2017 are projections.

Last Frequency Range
14.25 2017 yearly 1991 - 2017

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Kenya KE: Employment In Industry: Modeled ILO Estimate: % of Total Employment

Kenya KE: Employment In Industry: Modeled ILO Estimate: Female: % of Female Employment

1991 - 2017 | Yearly | % | World Bank

Kenya’s KE: Employment In Industry: Modeled ILO Estimate: Female: % of Female Employment data was reported at 7.498 % in 2017. This records an increase from the previous number of 7.491 % for 2016. Kenya’s KE: Employment In Industry: Modeled ILO Estimate: Female: % of Female Employment data is updated yearly, averaging 8.431 % from Dec 1991 to 2017, with 27 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 9.817 % in 2007 and a record low of 7.282 % in 1993. Kenya’s KE: Employment In Industry: Modeled ILO Estimate: Female: % of Female Employment data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Kenya – Table KE.World Bank.WDI: Employment and Unemployment. Employment is defined as persons of working age who were engaged in any activity to produce goods or provide services for pay or profit, whether at work during the reference period or not at work due to temporary absence from a job, or to working-time arrangement. The industry sector consists of mining and quarrying, manufacturing, construction, and public utilities (electricity, gas, and water), in accordance with divisions 2-5 (ISIC 2) or categories C-F (ISIC 3) or categories B-F (ISIC 4).; ; International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in September 2018.; Weighted average; Data up to 2016 are estimates while data from 2017 are projections.

Last Frequency Range
7.50 2017 yearly 1991 - 2017

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Kenya KE: Employment In Industry: Modeled ILO Estimate: Female: % of Female Employment

Kenya KE: Employment In Industry: Modeled ILO Estimate: Male: % of Male Employment

1991 - 2017 | Yearly | % | World Bank

Kenya’s KE: Employment In Industry: Modeled ILO Estimate: Male: % of Male Employment data was reported at 20.097 % in 2017. This records an increase from the previous number of 20.018 % for 2016. Kenya’s KE: Employment In Industry: Modeled ILO Estimate: Male: % of Male Employment data is updated yearly, averaging 19.057 % from Dec 1991 to 2017, with 27 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 21.079 % in 2007 and a record low of 16.543 % in 1993. Kenya’s KE: Employment In Industry: Modeled ILO Estimate: Male: % of Male Employment data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Kenya – Table KE.World Bank.WDI: Employment and Unemployment. Employment is defined as persons of working age who were engaged in any activity to produce goods or provide services for pay or profit, whether at work during the reference period or not at work due to temporary absence from a job, or to working-time arrangement. The industry sector consists of mining and quarrying, manufacturing, construction, and public utilities (electricity, gas, and water), in accordance with divisions 2-5 (ISIC 2) or categories C-F (ISIC 3) or categories B-F (ISIC 4).; ; International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in September 2018.; Weighted average; Data up to 2016 are estimates while data from 2017 are projections.

Last Frequency Range
20.10 2017 yearly 1991 - 2017

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Kenya KE: Employment In Industry: Modeled ILO Estimate: Male: % of Male Employment

Kenya KE: Employment In Services: Modeled ILO Estimate: % of Total Employment

1991 - 2017 | Yearly | % | World Bank

Kenya’s KE: Employment In Services: Modeled ILO Estimate: % of Total Employment data was reported at 47.796 % in 2017. This records an increase from the previous number of 47.710 % for 2016. Kenya’s KE: Employment In Services: Modeled ILO Estimate: % of Total Employment data is updated yearly, averaging 42.965 % from Dec 1991 to 2017, with 27 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 47.796 % in 2017 and a record low of 39.843 % in 2000. Kenya’s KE: Employment In Services: Modeled ILO Estimate: % of Total Employment data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Kenya – Table KE.World Bank: Employment and Unemployment. Employment is defined as persons of working age who were engaged in any activity to produce goods or provide services for pay or profit, whether at work during the reference period or not at work due to temporary absence from a job, or to working-time arrangement. The services sector consists of wholesale and retail trade and restaurants and hotels; transport, storage, and communications; financing, insurance, real estate, and business services; and community, social, and personal services, in accordance with divisions 6-9 (ISIC 2) or categories G-Q (ISIC 3) or categories G-U (ISIC 4).; ; International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in September 2018.; Weighted average; Data up to 2016 are estimates while data from 2017 are projections.

Last Frequency Range
47.80 2017 yearly 1991 - 2017

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Kenya KE: Employment In Services: Modeled ILO Estimate: % of Total Employment

Kenya KE: Employment In Services: Modeled ILO Estimate: Female: % of Female Employment

1991 - 2017 | Yearly | % | World Bank

Kenya’s KE: Employment In Services: Modeled ILO Estimate: Female: % of Female Employment data was reported at 45.323 % in 2017. This records an increase from the previous number of 45.172 % for 2016. Kenya’s KE: Employment In Services: Modeled ILO Estimate: Female: % of Female Employment data is updated yearly, averaging 39.253 % from Dec 1991 to 2017, with 27 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 45.323 % in 2017 and a record low of 35.686 % in 2000. Kenya’s KE: Employment In Services: Modeled ILO Estimate: Female: % of Female Employment data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Kenya – Table KE.World Bank.WDI: Employment and Unemployment. Employment is defined as persons of working age who were engaged in any activity to produce goods or provide services for pay or profit, whether at work during the reference period or not at work due to temporary absence from a job, or to working-time arrangement. The services sector consists of wholesale and retail trade and restaurants and hotels; transport, storage, and communications; financing, insurance, real estate, and business services; and community, social, and personal services, in accordance with divisions 6-9 (ISIC 2) or categories G-Q (ISIC 3) or categories G-U (ISIC 4).; ; International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in September 2018.; Weighted average; Data up to 2016 are estimates while data from 2017 are projections.

Last Frequency Range
45.32 2017 yearly 1991 - 2017

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Kenya KE: Employment In Services: Modeled ILO Estimate: Female: % of Female Employment

Kenya KE: Employment In Services: Modeled ILO Estimate: Male: % of Male Employment

1991 - 2017 | Yearly | % | World Bank

Kenya’s KE: Employment In Services: Modeled ILO Estimate: Male: % of Male Employment data was reported at 49.938 % in 2017. This records an increase from the previous number of 49.910 % for 2016. Kenya’s KE: Employment In Services: Modeled ILO Estimate: Male: % of Male Employment data is updated yearly, averaging 46.103 % from Dec 1991 to 2017, with 27 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 49.938 % in 2017 and a record low of 43.604 % in 2000. Kenya’s KE: Employment In Services: Modeled ILO Estimate: Male: % of Male Employment data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Kenya – Table KE.World Bank.WDI: Employment and Unemployment. Employment is defined as persons of working age who were engaged in any activity to produce goods or provide services for pay or profit, whether at work during the reference period or not at work due to temporary absence from a job, or to working-time arrangement. The services sector consists of wholesale and retail trade and restaurants and hotels; transport, storage, and communications; financing, insurance, real estate, and business services; and community, social, and personal services, in accordance with divisions 6-9 (ISIC 2) or categories G-Q (ISIC 3) or categories G-U (ISIC 4).; ; International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in September 2018.; Weighted average; Data up to 2016 are estimates while data from 2017 are projections.

Last Frequency Range
49.94 2017 yearly 1991 - 2017

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Kenya KE: Employment In Services: Modeled ILO Estimate: Male: % of Male Employment

Kenya KE: Employment To Population Ratio: Modeled ILO Estimate: Aged 15+

1991 - 2017 | Yearly | % | World Bank

Kenya’s KE: Employment To Population Ratio: Modeled ILO Estimate: Aged 15+ data was reported at 57.904 % in 2017. This stayed constant from the previous number of 57.904 % for 2016. Kenya’s KE: Employment To Population Ratio: Modeled ILO Estimate: Aged 15+ data is updated yearly, averaging 59.159 % from Dec 1991 to 2017, with 27 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 66.089 % in 1991 and a record low of 57.827 % in 2009. Kenya’s KE: Employment To Population Ratio: Modeled ILO Estimate: Aged 15+ data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Kenya – Table KE.World Bank.WDI: Employment and Unemployment. Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Employment is defined as persons of working age who, during a short reference period, were engaged in any activity to produce goods or provide services for pay or profit, whether at work during the reference period (i.e. who worked in a job for at least one hour) or not at work due to temporary absence from a job, or to working-time arrangements. Ages 15 and older are generally considered the working-age population.; ; International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in September 2018.; Weighted average; Data up to 2016 are estimates while data from 2017 are projections. National estimates are also available in the WDI database. Caution should be used when comparing ILO estimates with national estimates.

Last Frequency Range
57.90 2017 yearly 1991 - 2017

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Kenya KE: Employment To Population Ratio: Modeled ILO Estimate: Aged 15+

Kenya KE: Employment To Population Ratio: Modeled ILO Estimate: Aged 15+: Female

1991 - 2017 | Yearly | % | World Bank

Kenya’s KE: Employment To Population Ratio: Modeled ILO Estimate: Aged 15+: Female data was reported at 52.895 % in 2017. This records a decrease from the previous number of 52.938 % for 2016. Kenya’s KE: Employment To Population Ratio: Modeled ILO Estimate: Aged 15+: Female data is updated yearly, averaging 53.315 % from Dec 1991 to 2017, with 27 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 60.752 % in 1997 and a record low of 51.428 % in 2009. Kenya’s KE: Employment To Population Ratio: Modeled ILO Estimate: Aged 15+: Female data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Kenya – Table KE.World Bank: Employment and Unemployment. Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Employment is defined as persons of working age who, during a short reference period, were engaged in any activity to produce goods or provide services for pay or profit, whether at work during the reference period (i.e. who worked in a job for at least one hour) or not at work due to temporary absence from a job, or to working-time arrangements. Ages 15 and older are generally considered the working-age population.; ; International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in September 2018.; Weighted average; Data up to 2016 are estimates while data from 2017 are projections. National estimates are also available in the WDI database. Caution should be used when comparing ILO estimates with national estimates.

Last Frequency Range
52.90 2017 yearly 1991 - 2017

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Kenya KE: Employment To Population Ratio: Modeled ILO Estimate: Aged 15+: Female

Kenya KE: Employment To Population Ratio: Modeled ILO Estimate: Aged 15+: Male

1991 - 2017 | Yearly | % | World Bank

Kenya’s KE: Employment To Population Ratio: Modeled ILO Estimate: Aged 15+: Male data was reported at 63.076 % in 2017. This records an increase from the previous number of 63.034 % for 2016. Kenya’s KE: Employment To Population Ratio: Modeled ILO Estimate: Aged 15+: Male data is updated yearly, averaging 65.203 % from Dec 1991 to 2017, with 27 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 71.590 % in 1991 and a record low of 63.034 % in 2016. Kenya’s KE: Employment To Population Ratio: Modeled ILO Estimate: Aged 15+: Male data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Kenya – Table KE.World Bank.WDI: Employment and Unemployment. Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Employment is defined as persons of working age who, during a short reference period, were engaged in any activity to produce goods or provide services for pay or profit, whether at work during the reference period (i.e. who worked in a job for at least one hour) or not at work due to temporary absence from a job, or to working-time arrangements. Ages 15 and older are generally considered the working-age population.; ; International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in September 2018.; Weighted average; Data up to 2016 are estimates while data from 2017 are projections. National estimates are also available in the WDI database. Caution should be used when comparing ILO estimates with national estimates.

Last Frequency Range
63.08 2017 yearly 1991 - 2017

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Kenya KE: Employment To Population Ratio: Modeled ILO Estimate: Aged 15+: Male

Kenya KE: Employment To Population Ratio: Modeled ILO Estimate: Aged 15-24

1991 - 2017 | Yearly | % | World Bank

Kenya’s KE: Employment To Population Ratio: Modeled ILO Estimate: Aged 15-24 data was reported at 25.215 % in 2017. This records a decrease from the previous number of 25.320 % for 2016. Kenya’s KE: Employment To Population Ratio: Modeled ILO Estimate: Aged 15-24 data is updated yearly, averaging 32.680 % from Dec 1991 to 2017, with 27 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 45.589 % in 1991 and a record low of 25.215 % in 2017. Kenya’s KE: Employment To Population Ratio: Modeled ILO Estimate: Aged 15-24 data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Kenya – Table KE.World Bank.WDI: Employment and Unemployment. Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Employment is defined as persons of working age who, during a short reference period, were engaged in any activity to produce goods or provide services for pay or profit, whether at work during the reference period (i.e. who worked in a job for at least one hour) or not at work due to temporary absence from a job, or to working-time arrangements. Ages 15-24 are generally considered the youth population.; ; International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in September 2018.; Weighted average; Data up to 2016 are estimates while data from 2017 are projections. National estimates are also available in the WDI database. Caution should be used when comparing ILO estimates with national estimates.

Last Frequency Range
25.22 2017 yearly 1991 - 2017

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Kenya KE: Employment To Population Ratio: Modeled ILO Estimate: Aged 15-24

Kenya KE: Employment To Population Ratio: Modeled ILO Estimate: Aged 15-24: Female

1991 - 2017 | Yearly | % | World Bank

Kenya’s KE: Employment To Population Ratio: Modeled ILO Estimate: Aged 15-24: Female data was reported at 21.469 % in 2017. This records a decrease from the previous number of 21.598 % for 2016. Kenya’s KE: Employment To Population Ratio: Modeled ILO Estimate: Aged 15-24: Female data is updated yearly, averaging 28.146 % from Dec 1991 to 2017, with 27 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 43.079 % in 1991 and a record low of 21.469 % in 2017. Kenya’s KE: Employment To Population Ratio: Modeled ILO Estimate: Aged 15-24: Female data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Kenya – Table KE.World Bank.WDI: Employment and Unemployment. Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Employment is defined as persons of working age who, during a short reference period, were engaged in any activity to produce goods or provide services for pay or profit, whether at work during the reference period (i.e. who worked in a job for at least one hour) or not at work due to temporary absence from a job, or to working-time arrangements. Ages 15-24 are generally considered the youth population.; ; International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in September 2018.; Weighted average; Data up to 2016 are estimates while data from 2017 are projections. National estimates are also available in the WDI database. Caution should be used when comparing ILO estimates with national estimates.

Last Frequency Range
21.47 2017 yearly 1991 - 2017

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Kenya KE: Employment To Population Ratio: Modeled ILO Estimate: Aged 15-24: Female

Kenya KE: Employment To Population Ratio: Modeled ILO Estimate: Aged 15-24: Male

1991 - 2017 | Yearly | % | World Bank

Kenya’s KE: Employment To Population Ratio: Modeled ILO Estimate: Aged 15-24: Male data was reported at 28.940 % in 2017. This records a decrease from the previous number of 29.023 % for 2016. Kenya’s KE: Employment To Population Ratio: Modeled ILO Estimate: Aged 15-24: Male data is updated yearly, averaging 37.196 % from Dec 1991 to 2017, with 27 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 48.113 % in 1991 and a record low of 28.940 % in 2017. Kenya’s KE: Employment To Population Ratio: Modeled ILO Estimate: Aged 15-24: Male data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Kenya – Table KE.World Bank: Employment and Unemployment. Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Employment is defined as persons of working age who, during a short reference period, were engaged in any activity to produce goods or provide services for pay or profit, whether at work during the reference period (i.e. who worked in a job for at least one hour) or not at work due to temporary absence from a job, or to working-time arrangements. Ages 15-24 are generally considered the youth population.; ; International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in September 2018.; Weighted average; Data up to 2016 are estimates while data from 2017 are projections. National estimates are also available in the WDI database. Caution should be used when comparing ILO estimates with national estimates.

Last Frequency Range
28.94 2017 yearly 1991 - 2017

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Kenya KE: Employment To Population Ratio: Modeled ILO Estimate: Aged 15-24: Male

Kenya KE: GDP per Person Employed: 2011 PPP

1991 - 2017 | Yearly | Intl $ | World Bank

Kenya’s KE: GDP per Person Employed: 2011 PPP data was reported at 8,651.972 Intl $ in 2017. This records an increase from the previous number of 8,540.150 Intl $ for 2016. Kenya’s KE: GDP per Person Employed: 2011 PPP data is updated yearly, averaging 6,883.022 Intl $ from Dec 1991 to 2017, with 27 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 8,651.972 Intl $ in 2017 and a record low of 6,111.410 Intl $ in 2000. Kenya’s KE: GDP per Person Employed: 2011 PPP data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Kenya – Table KE.World Bank.WDI: Employment and Unemployment. GDP per person employed is gross domestic product (GDP) divided by total employment in the economy. Purchasing power parity (PPP) GDP is GDP converted to 2011 constant international dollars using PPP rates. An international dollar has the same purchasing power over GDP that a U.S. dollar has in the United States.; ; International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in September 2018.; Weighted average; Data up to 2016 are estimates while data from 2017 are projections.

Last Frequency Range
8,521.46 2017 yearly 1991 - 2017

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Kenya KE: GDP per Person Employed: 2011 PPP

Kenya KE: GDP per Person Employed: 2017 PPP

1991 - 2019 | Yearly | Intl $ | World Bank

Kenya’s KE: GDP per Person Employed: 2017 PPP data was reported at 9,847.494 Intl $ in 2019. This records an increase from the previous number of 9,623.645 Intl $ for 2018. Kenya’s KE: GDP per Person Employed: 2017 PPP data is updated yearly, averaging 8,359.081 Intl $ from Dec 1991 to 2019, with 29 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 9,847.494 Intl $ in 2019 and a record low of 7,595.291 Intl $ in 2000. Kenya’s KE: GDP per Person Employed: 2017 PPP data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Kenya – Table KE.World Bank.WDI: Employment and Unemployment. GDP per person employed is gross domestic product (GDP) divided by total employment in the economy. Purchasing power parity (PPP) GDP is GDP converted to 2017 constant international dollars using PPP rates. An international dollar has the same purchasing power over GDP that a U.S. dollar has in the United States.; ; Derived using data from International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. The data retrieved on January 29, 2021.; Weighted average;

Last Frequency Range
9,847.494 2019 yearly 1991 - 2019

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Kenya KE: GDP per Person Employed: 2017 PPP

Kenya KE: Self-Employed: Modeled ILO Estimate: % of Total Employment

1991 - 2017 | Yearly | % | World Bank

Kenya’s KE: Self-Employed: Modeled ILO Estimate: % of Total Employment data was reported at 61.974 % in 2017. This records a decrease from the previous number of 62.082 % for 2016. Kenya’s KE: Self-Employed: Modeled ILO Estimate: % of Total Employment data is updated yearly, averaging 65.284 % from Dec 1991 to 2017, with 27 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 68.145 % in 1991 and a record low of 61.974 % in 2017. Kenya’s KE: Self-Employed: Modeled ILO Estimate: % of Total Employment data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Kenya – Table KE.World Bank.WDI: Employment and Unemployment. Self-employed workers are those workers who, working on their own account or with one or a few partners or in cooperative, hold the type of jobs defined as a 'self-employment jobs.' i.e. jobs where the remuneration is directly dependent upon the profits derived from the goods and services produced. Self-employed workers include four sub-categories of employers, own-account workers, members of producers' cooperatives, and contributing family workers.; ; International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in September 2018.; Weighted average; Data up to 2016 are estimates while data from 2017 are projections.

Last Frequency Range
61.97 2017 yearly 1991 - 2017

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Kenya KE: Self-Employed: Modeled ILO Estimate: % of Total Employment

Kenya KE: Self-Employed: Modeled ILO Estimate: Female: % of Female Employment

1991 - 2017 | Yearly | % | World Bank

Kenya’s KE: Self-Employed: Modeled ILO Estimate: Female: % of Female Employment data was reported at 78.635 % in 2017. This records a decrease from the previous number of 78.684 % for 2016. Kenya’s KE: Self-Employed: Modeled ILO Estimate: Female: % of Female Employment data is updated yearly, averaging 79.583 % from Dec 1991 to 2017, with 27 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 81.745 % in 1994 and a record low of 78.246 % in 2014. Kenya’s KE: Self-Employed: Modeled ILO Estimate: Female: % of Female Employment data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Kenya – Table KE.World Bank.WDI: Employment and Unemployment. Self-employed workers are those workers who, working on their own account or with one or a few partners or in cooperative, hold the type of jobs defined as a 'self-employment jobs.' i.e. jobs where the remuneration is directly dependent upon the profits derived from the goods and services produced. Self-employed workers include four sub-categories of employers, own-account workers, members of producers' cooperatives, and contributing family workers.; ; International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in September 2018.; Weighted average; Data up to 2016 are estimates while data from 2017 are projections.

Last Frequency Range
78.64 2017 yearly 1991 - 2017

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Kenya KE: Self-Employed: Modeled ILO Estimate: Female: % of Female Employment

Kenya KE: Self-Employed: Modeled ILO Estimate: Male: % of Male Employment

1991 - 2017 | Yearly | % | World Bank

Kenya’s KE: Self-Employed: Modeled ILO Estimate: Male: % of Male Employment data was reported at 47.547 % in 2017. This records a decrease from the previous number of 47.682 % for 2016. Kenya’s KE: Self-Employed: Modeled ILO Estimate: Male: % of Male Employment data is updated yearly, averaging 53.421 % from Dec 1991 to 2017, with 27 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 56.681 % in 1991 and a record low of 47.547 % in 2017. Kenya’s KE: Self-Employed: Modeled ILO Estimate: Male: % of Male Employment data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Kenya – Table KE.World Bank.WDI: Employment and Unemployment. Self-employed workers are those workers who, working on their own account or with one or a few partners or in cooperative, hold the type of jobs defined as a 'self-employment jobs.' i.e. jobs where the remuneration is directly dependent upon the profits derived from the goods and services produced. Self-employed workers include four sub-categories of employers, own-account workers, members of producers' cooperatives, and contributing family workers.; ; International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in September 2018.; Weighted average; Data up to 2016 are estimates while data from 2017 are projections.

Last Frequency Range
47.55 2017 yearly 1991 - 2017

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Kenya KE: Self-Employed: Modeled ILO Estimate: Male: % of Male Employment

Kenya KE: Unemployment: Modeled ILO Estimate: % of Total Labour Force

1991 - 2017 | Yearly | % | World Bank

Kenya’s KE: Unemployment: Modeled ILO Estimate: % of Total Labour Force data was reported at 11.470 % in 2017. This records a decrease from the previous number of 11.520 % for 2016. Kenya’s KE: Unemployment: Modeled ILO Estimate: % of Total Labour Force data is updated yearly, averaging 10.481 % from Dec 1991 to 2017, with 27 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 12.170 % in 2009 and a record low of 10.000 % in 1999. Kenya’s KE: Unemployment: Modeled ILO Estimate: % of Total Labour Force data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Kenya – Table KE.World Bank: Employment and Unemployment. Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.; ; International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in September 2018.; Weighted average; Data up to 2016 are estimates while data from 2017 are projections. National estimates are also available in the WDI database. Caution should be used when comparing ILO estimates with national estimates.

Last Frequency Range
11.47 2017 yearly 1991 - 2017

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Kenya KE: Unemployment: Modeled ILO Estimate: % of Total Labour Force

Kenya KE: Unemployment: Modeled ILO Estimate: Female: % of Female Labour Force

1991 - 2017 | Yearly | % | World Bank

Kenya’s KE: Unemployment: Modeled ILO Estimate: Female: % of Female Labour Force data was reported at 15.286 % in 2017. This records a decrease from the previous number of 15.319 % for 2016. Kenya’s KE: Unemployment: Modeled ILO Estimate: Female: % of Female Labour Force data is updated yearly, averaging 13.830 % from Dec 1991 to 2017, with 27 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 16.083 % in 2009 and a record low of 13.162 % in 1999. Kenya’s KE: Unemployment: Modeled ILO Estimate: Female: % of Female Labour Force data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Kenya – Table KE.World Bank: Employment and Unemployment. Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.; ; International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in September 2018.; Weighted average; Data up to 2016 are estimates while data from 2017 are projections. National estimates are also available in the WDI database. Caution should be used when comparing ILO estimates with national estimates.

Last Frequency Range
15.29 2017 yearly 1991 - 2017

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Kenya KE: Unemployment: Modeled ILO Estimate: Female: % of Female Labour Force

Kenya KE: Unemployment: Modeled ILO Estimate: Male: % of Male Labour Force

1991 - 2017 | Yearly | % | World Bank

Kenya’s KE: Unemployment: Modeled ILO Estimate: Male: % of Male Labour Force data was reported at 7.876 % in 2017. This records a decrease from the previous number of 7.938 % for 2016. Kenya’s KE: Unemployment: Modeled ILO Estimate: Male: % of Male Labour Force data is updated yearly, averaging 7.441 % from Dec 1991 to 2017, with 27 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 8.658 % in 2009 and a record low of 6.892 % in 1999. Kenya’s KE: Unemployment: Modeled ILO Estimate: Male: % of Male Labour Force data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Kenya – Table KE.World Bank: Employment and Unemployment. Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.; ; International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in September 2018.; Weighted average; Data up to 2016 are estimates while data from 2017 are projections. National estimates are also available in the WDI database. Caution should be used when comparing ILO estimates with national estimates.

Last Frequency Range
7.88 2017 yearly 1991 - 2017

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Kenya KE: Unemployment: Modeled ILO Estimate: Male: % of Male Labour Force

Kenya KE: Unemployment: Modeled ILO Estimate: Youth Female: % of Female Labour Force Aged 15-24

1991 - 2017 | Yearly | % | World Bank

Kenya’s KE: Unemployment: Modeled ILO Estimate: Youth Female: % of Female Labour Force Aged 15-24 data was reported at 33.144 % in 2017. This records a decrease from the previous number of 33.148 % for 2016. Kenya’s KE: Unemployment: Modeled ILO Estimate: Youth Female: % of Female Labour Force Aged 15-24 data is updated yearly, averaging 27.263 % from Dec 1991 to 2017, with 27 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 33.148 % in 2016 and a record low of 24.392 % in 1997. Kenya’s KE: Unemployment: Modeled ILO Estimate: Youth Female: % of Female Labour Force Aged 15-24 data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Kenya – Table KE.World Bank: Employment and Unemployment. Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.; ; International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in November 2017.; Weighted average; Data up to 2016 are estimates while data from 2017 are projections. National estimates are also available in the WDI database. Caution should be used when comparing ILO estimates with national estimates.

Last Frequency Range
33.14 2017 yearly 1991 - 2017

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Kenya KE: Unemployment: Modeled ILO Estimate: Youth Female: % of Female Labour Force Aged 15-24

Kenya KE: Unemployment: Modeled ILO Estimate: Youth Male: % of Male Labour Force Aged 15-24

1991 - 2017 | Yearly | % | World Bank

Kenya’s KE: Unemployment: Modeled ILO Estimate: Youth Male: % of Male Labour Force Aged 15-24 data was reported at 20.085 % in 2017. This records a decrease from the previous number of 20.154 % for 2016. Kenya’s KE: Unemployment: Modeled ILO Estimate: Youth Male: % of Male Labour Force Aged 15-24 data is updated yearly, averaging 16.662 % from Dec 1991 to 2017, with 27 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 20.200 % in 2015 and a record low of 14.991 % in 1999. Kenya’s KE: Unemployment: Modeled ILO Estimate: Youth Male: % of Male Labour Force Aged 15-24 data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Kenya – Table KE.World Bank: Employment and Unemployment. Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.; ; International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in November 2017.; Weighted average; Data up to 2016 are estimates while data from 2017 are projections. National estimates are also available in the WDI database. Caution should be used when comparing ILO estimates with national estimates.

Last Frequency Range
20.08 2017 yearly 1991 - 2017

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Kenya KE: Unemployment: Modeled ILO Estimate: Youth Male: % of Male Labour Force Aged 15-24

Kenya KE: Unemployment: Modeled ILO Estimate: Youth: % of Total Labour Force Aged 15-24

1991 - 2017 | Yearly | % | World Bank

Kenya’s KE: Unemployment: Modeled ILO Estimate: Youth: % of Total Labour Force Aged 15-24 data was reported at 26.205 % in 2017. This records a decrease from the previous number of 26.251 % for 2016. Kenya’s KE: Unemployment: Modeled ILO Estimate: Youth: % of Total Labour Force Aged 15-24 data is updated yearly, averaging 21.574 % from Dec 1991 to 2017, with 27 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 26.251 % in 2016 and a record low of 19.740 % in 1992. Kenya’s KE: Unemployment: Modeled ILO Estimate: Youth: % of Total Labour Force Aged 15-24 data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Kenya – Table KE.World Bank: Employment and Unemployment. Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.; ; International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in November 2017.; Weighted average; Data up to 2016 are estimates while data from 2017 are projections. National estimates are also available in the WDI database. Caution should be used when comparing ILO estimates with national estimates.

Last Frequency Range
26.20 2017 yearly 1991 - 2017

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Kenya KE: Unemployment: Modeled ILO Estimate: Youth: % of Total Labour Force Aged 15-24

Kenya KE: Unemployment: National Estimate: % of Total Labour Force

1999 - 2009 | Yearly | % | World Bank

Kenya’s KE: Unemployment: National Estimate: % of Total Labour Force data was reported at 9.600 % in 2009. This records a decrease from the previous number of 17.600 % for 1994. Kenya’s KE: Unemployment: National Estimate: % of Total Labour Force data is updated yearly, averaging 13.600 % from Dec 1994 to 2009, with 2 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 17.600 % in 1994 and a record low of 9.600 % in 2009. Kenya’s KE: Unemployment: National Estimate: % of Total Labour Force data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Kenya – Table KE.World Bank: Employment and Unemployment. Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.; ; International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in September 2018.; Weighted average; The series for ILO estimates is also available in the WDI database. Caution should be used when comparing ILO estimates with national estimates.

Last Frequency Range
12.17 2009 yearly 1999 - 2009

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Kenya KE: Unemployment: National Estimate: % of Total Labour Force

Kenya KE: Unemployment: National Estimate: Female: % of Female Labour Force

1999 - 2009 | Yearly | % | World Bank

Kenya’s KE: Unemployment: National Estimate: Female: % of Female Labour Force data was reported at 9.400 % in 2009. This records a decrease from the previous number of 13.337 % for 1999. Kenya’s KE: Unemployment: National Estimate: Female: % of Female Labour Force data is updated yearly, averaging 13.337 % from Dec 1994 to 2009, with 3 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 22.200 % in 1994 and a record low of 9.400 % in 2009. Kenya’s KE: Unemployment: National Estimate: Female: % of Female Labour Force data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Kenya – Table KE.World Bank: Employment and Unemployment. Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.; ; International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in September 2018.; Weighted average; The series for ILO estimates is also available in the WDI database. Caution should be used when comparing ILO estimates with national estimates.

Last Frequency Range
12.21 2009 yearly 1999 - 2009

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Kenya KE: Unemployment: National Estimate: Female: % of Female Labour Force

Kenya KE: Unemployment: National Estimate: Male: % of Male Labour Force

1999 - 2009 | Yearly | % | World Bank

Kenya’s KE: Unemployment: National Estimate: Male: % of Male Labour Force data was reported at 9.900 % in 2009. This records an increase from the previous number of 6.695 % for 1999. Kenya’s KE: Unemployment: National Estimate: Male: % of Male Labour Force data is updated yearly, averaging 9.900 % from Dec 1994 to 2009, with 3 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 11.560 % in 1994 and a record low of 6.695 % in 1999. Kenya’s KE: Unemployment: National Estimate: Male: % of Male Labour Force data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Kenya – Table KE.World Bank.WDI: Employment and Unemployment. Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.; ; International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in September 2018.; Weighted average; The series for ILO estimates is also available in the WDI database. Caution should be used when comparing ILO estimates with national estimates.

Last Frequency Range
12.13 2009 yearly 1999 - 2009

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Kenya KE: Unemployment: National Estimate: Male: % of Male Labour Force

Kenya KE: Vulnerable Employment: Modeled ILO Estimate: % of Total Employment

1991 - 2017 | Yearly | % | World Bank

Kenya’s KE: Vulnerable Employment: Modeled ILO Estimate: % of Total Employment data was reported at 54.351 % in 2017. This records a decrease from the previous number of 54.477 % for 2016. Kenya’s KE: Vulnerable Employment: Modeled ILO Estimate: % of Total Employment data is updated yearly, averaging 57.843 % from Dec 1991 to 2017, with 27 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 60.418 % in 1991 and a record low of 54.351 % in 2017. Kenya’s KE: Vulnerable Employment: Modeled ILO Estimate: % of Total Employment data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Kenya – Table KE.World Bank: Employment and Unemployment. Vulnerable employment is contributing family workers and own-account workers as a percentage of total employment.; ; Derived using data from International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in September 2018.; Weighted average; Data up to 2016 are estimates while data from 2017 are projections.

Last Frequency Range
54.35 2017 yearly 1991 - 2017

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Kenya KE: Vulnerable Employment: Modeled ILO Estimate: % of Total Employment

Kenya KE: Vulnerable Employment: Modeled ILO Estimate: Female: % of Female Employment

1991 - 2017 | Yearly | % | World Bank

Kenya’s KE: Vulnerable Employment: Modeled ILO Estimate: Female: % of Female Employment data was reported at 70.946 % in 2017. This records a decrease from the previous number of 71.012 % for 2016. Kenya’s KE: Vulnerable Employment: Modeled ILO Estimate: Female: % of Female Employment data is updated yearly, averaging 72.082 % from Dec 1991 to 2017, with 27 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 74.216 % in 1994 and a record low of 70.453 % in 2008. Kenya’s KE: Vulnerable Employment: Modeled ILO Estimate: Female: % of Female Employment data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Kenya – Table KE.World Bank.WDI: Employment and Unemployment. Vulnerable employment is contributing family workers and own-account workers as a percentage of total employment.; ; Derived using data from International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in September 2018.; Weighted average; Data up to 2016 are estimates while data from 2017 are projections.

Last Frequency Range
70.95 2017 yearly 1991 - 2017

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Kenya KE: Vulnerable Employment: Modeled ILO Estimate: Female: % of Female Employment

Kenya KE: Vulnerable Employment: Modeled ILO Estimate: Male: % of Male Employment

1991 - 2017 | Yearly | % | World Bank

Kenya’s KE: Vulnerable Employment: Modeled ILO Estimate: Male: % of Male Employment data was reported at 39.980 % in 2017. This records a decrease from the previous number of 40.135 % for 2016. Kenya’s KE: Vulnerable Employment: Modeled ILO Estimate: Male: % of Male Employment data is updated yearly, averaging 45.804 % from Dec 1991 to 2017, with 27 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 49.219 % in 1991 and a record low of 39.980 % in 2017. Kenya’s KE: Vulnerable Employment: Modeled ILO Estimate: Male: % of Male Employment data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Kenya – Table KE.World Bank: Employment and Unemployment. Vulnerable employment is contributing family workers and own-account workers as a percentage of total employment.; ; Derived using data from International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in September 2018.; Weighted average; Data up to 2016 are estimates while data from 2017 are projections.

Last Frequency Range
39.98 2017 yearly 1991 - 2017

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Kenya KE: Vulnerable Employment: Modeled ILO Estimate: Male: % of Male Employment

Kenya KE: Wage And Salaried Workers: Modeled ILO Estimate: % of Total Employment

1991 - 2017 | Yearly | % | World Bank

Kenya’s KE: Wage And Salaried Workers: Modeled ILO Estimate: % of Total Employment data was reported at 38.026 % in 2017. This records an increase from the previous number of 37.918 % for 2016. Kenya’s KE: Wage And Salaried Workers: Modeled ILO Estimate: % of Total Employment data is updated yearly, averaging 34.716 % from Dec 1991 to 2017, with 27 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 38.026 % in 2017 and a record low of 31.855 % in 1991. Kenya’s KE: Wage And Salaried Workers: Modeled ILO Estimate: % of Total Employment data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Kenya – Table KE.World Bank: Employment and Unemployment. Wage and salaried workers (employees) are those workers who hold the type of jobs defined as 'paid employment jobs,' where the incumbents hold explicit (written or oral) or implicit employment contracts that give them a basic remuneration that is not directly dependent upon the revenue of the unit for which they work.; ; International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in September 2018.; Weighted average; Data up to 2016 are estimates while data from 2017 are projections.

Last Frequency Range
38.03 2017 yearly 1991 - 2017

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Kenya KE: Wage And Salaried Workers: Modeled ILO Estimate: % of Total Employment

Kenya KE: Wage And Salaried Workers: Modeled ILO Estimate: Female: % of Female Employment

1991 - 2017 | Yearly | % | World Bank

Kenya’s KE: Wage And Salaried Workers: Modeled ILO Estimate: Female: % of Female Employment data was reported at 21.365 % in 2017. This records an increase from the previous number of 21.316 % for 2016. Kenya’s KE: Wage And Salaried Workers: Modeled ILO Estimate: Female: % of Female Employment data is updated yearly, averaging 20.417 % from Dec 1991 to 2017, with 27 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 21.754 % in 2014 and a record low of 18.255 % in 1994. Kenya’s KE: Wage And Salaried Workers: Modeled ILO Estimate: Female: % of Female Employment data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Kenya – Table KE.World Bank.WDI: Employment and Unemployment. Wage and salaried workers (employees) are those workers who hold the type of jobs defined as 'paid employment jobs,' where the incumbents hold explicit (written or oral) or implicit employment contracts that give them a basic remuneration that is not directly dependent upon the revenue of the unit for which they work.; ; International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in September 2018.; Weighted average; Data up to 2016 are estimates while data from 2017 are projections.

Last Frequency Range
21.36 2017 yearly 1991 - 2017

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Kenya KE: Wage And Salaried Workers: Modeled ILO Estimate: Female: % of Female Employment

Kenya KE: Wage And Salary Workers: Modeled ILO Estimate: Male: % of Male Employment

1991 - 2017 | Yearly | % | World Bank

Kenya’s KE: Wage And Salary Workers: Modeled ILO Estimate: Male: % of Male Employment data was reported at 52.453 % in 2017. This records an increase from the previous number of 52.318 % for 2016. Kenya’s KE: Wage And Salary Workers: Modeled ILO Estimate: Male: % of Male Employment data is updated yearly, averaging 46.579 % from Dec 1991 to 2017, with 27 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 52.453 % in 2017 and a record low of 43.319 % in 1991. Kenya’s KE: Wage And Salary Workers: Modeled ILO Estimate: Male: % of Male Employment data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Kenya – Table KE.World Bank: Employment and Unemployment. Wage and salaried workers (employees) are those workers who hold the type of jobs defined as 'paid employment jobs,' where the incumbents hold explicit (written or oral) or implicit employment contracts that give them a basic remuneration that is not directly dependent upon the revenue of the unit for which they work.; ; International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in September 2018.; Weighted average; Data up to 2016 are estimates while data from 2017 are projections.

Last Frequency Range
52.45 2017 yearly 1991 - 2017

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