Unemployment

1 Unemployment Trends

  1.1 Unemployed Population and Unemployment Rate
  1.2 Unemployment Rate by Gender
  1.3 Composition of Currently Unemployed by Expected Employment Type & Gender
  1.4 Percentage Distribution of Unemployed Persons by Level of Education & Gender
  1.5 Percentage Distribution of Unemployed Persons by Level of Education & Age Group

2 Unemployment And Vocational Training

  2.1 Vocational Training and Unemployment
  2.2 Unemployed Persons without Vocational Training by Level of Education



1 Unemployment Trends


1.1 Unemployed Population and Unemployment Rate

Year No. of Unemployed Unemployment Rate
2009432,8525.7
2010374,7484.9
2011307,9514.0
2012293,7193.9
2013344,6034.3
2014380,5544.3
2015383,4964.7
2016362,9994.4
2017358,5074.2
2018372,5934.4

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1.2 Unemployment Rate by Gender

Year Male Female Total
20094.38.25.7
20103.57.54.9
20112.76.34.0
20122.85.83.9
20133.26.24.3
20143.16.54.3
20153.07.64.7
20162.97.04.4
20172.96.54.2
20183.07.14.4

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1.3 Composition of Currently Unemployed by Expected Employment Type & Gender

Select a Year :

Employment Type Male (Number) Male (%) Female (Number) Female (%) Total (Number) Total (%)
Self employment11,6387.125,68512.337,32310.0
Any employment45,83428.037,28917.983,12322.3
Paid employment106,45464.9145,69369.8252,14767.7
Total163,926100.0208,667100.0372,593100.0

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1.4 Percentage Distribution of Unemployed Persons by Level of Education & Gender

Select a Year :

Education Level Male Female Total
Below G.C.E.(O/L)46.222.132.7
G.C.E. (O/L)25.018.721.4
G.C.E.(A/L) & above28.959.245.8

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1.5 Percentage Distribution of Unemployed Persons by Level of Education & Age Group

Select a Year :

Level of Education Less than 29 Years 30 - 39 Years 40+ Years
Below G.C.E.(0/L)71.115.113.8
G.C.E.(0/L)75.812.511.7
G.C.E.(A/L) & above78.616.15.4
Total75.515.09.5

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2 Unemployment With/Without Vocational Training


2.1 Vocational Training and Unemployment

Select a Year :

Employment Type Male (Number) Male (%) Female (Number) Female (%) Total (Number) Total (%)
With Vocational Training37,62123.069,78933.4107,41028.8
Without Vocational Training126,30577.0138,87966.6265,18371.2
Total163,926100.0208,667100.0372,593100.0

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2.2 Unemployed Persons without Vocational Training by Level of Education

Select a Year :

Level of Education Male (Number) Male (%) Female (Number) Female (%) Total (Number) Total (%)
Below G.C.E.(0/L)66,52852.739,65728.6106,18540.0
G.C.E.(0/L)29,21523.127,00519.456,22021.2
G.C.E.(A/L)& above30,56124.272,21652.0102,77838.8
Total126,305100.0138,879100.0265,183100.0

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