You Need To See Nigeria’s Rank In The List Of Countries With Most Jobless People Worldwide

You Need To See Nigeria's Rank In The List Of Countries With Most Jobless People Worldwide

 

According to a recent report by Bloomberg, Nigeria is the second highest in the world among the countries with the most jobless people.

Africa’s most populous nation, with over 200 million population, had a 27.1 percent employment rate as of Q2 2020 and had a surge to 33.3 percent in Q4, according to a report released by the Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS).

According to NBS, the underemployment rate saw a decrease from 28.6 per cent to 22.8 per cent, while a combination of both the unemployment and underemployment rate for the Q4 stood at 56.1 per cent.

Figures tracked by Bloomberg showed that with the 33.3 percent unemployment rate, Nigeria surpasses South Africa and comes second after Namibia with 33.4 percent.

 

THE AFRICAN MEDIA

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