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Statistics in Africa

This page provides a subset of ILOSTAT data focused on the ILO region for Africa, which consists of 54 countries, with a total population of more than 840 million.

Key figures

8.0%

Unemployment rate

2022 regional estimate

62.3%

Labour force participation rate

2022 regional estimate

21.5%

Labour underutilization composite rate (LU4)

2019 regional estimate

33.1%

Working poverty rate

2021 regional estimate

Data catalogue

Use the drop-down menus to filter indicators based on frequency and database. Click on the + sign to the left of an indicator to learn more.

Country profiles

National figures for the latest available year. For methodological information, refer to database descriptions.

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