Albania Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Albania unemployment rate for 2019 was 12.33%, a 0.01% decline from 2018.
  • Albania unemployment rate for 2018 was 12.34%, a 1.41% decline from 2017.
  • Albania unemployment rate for 2017 was 13.75%, a 1.47% decline from 2016.
  • Albania unemployment rate for 2016 was 15.22%, a 1.86% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
South Africa 28.18%
St. Lucia 20.71%
Namibia 20.27%
Gabon 20.00%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 18.88%
Libya 18.56%
Bosnia 18.43%
Botswana 18.19%
North Macedonia 17.76%
Armenia 16.99%
Montenegro 14.88%
Jordan 14.72%
Turkey 13.49%
Iraq 12.82%
Serbia 12.69%
Albania 12.33%
Brazil 12.08%
Costa Rica 11.85%
Guyana 11.85%
Algeria 11.70%
Iran 11.38%
Colombia 9.71%
Venezuela 8.80%
Samoa 8.36%
Jamaica 8.00%
Suriname 7.33%
Mauritius 6.67%
Equatorial Guinea 6.43%
Belize 6.41%
Lebanon 6.23%
Maldives 6.14%
Dominican Republic 5.85%
Azerbaijan 5.51%
Paraguay 4.81%
Belarus 4.60%
Kazakhstan 4.59%
Russia 4.59%
Bulgaria 4.34%
China 4.32%
Fiji 4.10%
Romania 3.98%
Ecuador 3.97%
Turkmenistan 3.91%
Mexico 3.43%
Malaysia 3.32%
Peru 3.31%
Guatemala 2.46%
Cuba 1.64%
Tonga 1.12%
Thailand 0.75%
Albania Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 12.33% -0.01%
2018 12.34% -1.41%
2017 13.75% -1.47%
2016 15.22% -1.86%
2015 17.08% -0.41%
2014 17.49% 1.62%
2013 15.87% 2.49%
2012 13.38% -0.11%
2011 13.48% -0.61%
2010 14.09% 0.41%
2009 13.67% 0.61%
2008 13.06% -2.91%
2007 15.97% -0.23%
2006 16.20% -0.26%
2005 16.46% -0.13%
2004 16.59% -0.10%
2003 16.68% 0.01%
2002 16.67% 0.11%
2001 16.57% -0.01%
2000 16.57% -0.04%
1999 16.61% 0.10%
1998 16.52% -0.01%
1997 16.53% -0.03%
1996 16.55% 0.03%
1995 16.52% 0.01%
1994 16.51% 0.03%
1993 16.48% 0.19%
1992 16.29% 0.10%
1991 16.19% 0.10%