Number of unemployed persons in selected world regions in 2016 and 2017, up to 2018 (in millions)

Unemployed persons in selected world regions 2018 The statistic reflects the number of unemployed persons in selected world regions in 2016, 2017 and 2018. In the Middle East and Pacific, there will probably be about 13.3 million unemployed persons in 2016.
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2016*2017**2018***
East Asia41.641.942.4
Developed Economies and the EU38.637.938
South Asia29.529.830.2
Sub-Saharan Africa2829.130.1
Latin America and Caribbean25.126.627.1
North South and West Europe20.219.719.4
Middle East and Pacific13.313.714
North Africa99.19.2
2016*2017**2018***
East Asia41.641.942.4
Developed Economies and the EU38.637.938
South Asia29.529.830.2
Sub-Saharan Africa2829.130.1
Latin America and Caribbean25.126.627.1
North South and West Europe20.219.719.4
Middle East and Pacific13.313.714
North Africa99.19.2
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The statistic reflects the number of unemployed persons in selected world regions in 2016, 2017 and 2018. In the Middle East and Pacific, there will probably be about 13.3 million unemployed persons in 2016.
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Release date
January 2017
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
2016, 2017
Supplementary notes
* The acronym CIS stands for Commonwealth of Independent States.
** Preliminary estimates.
*** Projections.

Values have been rounded.

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