SDG 8 · Indicator

Unemployment rate

% total labor force

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SDG achieved

Challenges remain

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Modeled estimate of the share of the labor force that is without work but is available and actively seeking employment. The indicator reflects the inability of an economy to generate employment for people who want to work but are not doing so.

Long-Term Objective

The long-term objective for this indicator is a value of .



Unemployment rate