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 2018 was 13.90%, a 0.15% increase 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.
  • Albania unemployment rate for 2015 was 17.08%, a 0.41% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
South Africa 26.96%
Namibia 23.10%
North Macedonia 21.55%
St. Lucia 20.87%
Bosnia 20.84%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 19.76%
Gabon 19.49%
Botswana 17.94%
Armenia 17.71%
Libya 17.29%
Montenegro 15.46%
Jordan 15.03%
Albania 13.90%
Serbia 13.51%
Brazil 12.54%
Guyana 12.15%
Algeria 12.15%
Iran 12.00%
Turkey 10.90%
Jamaica 9.45%
Belize 9.37%
Equatorial Guinea 9.16%
Colombia 9.09%
Venezuela 8.37%
Samoa 8.33%
Costa Rica 8.13%
Iraq 7.93%
Suriname 7.63%
Mauritius 6.87%
Lebanon 6.17%
Maldives 6.08%
Dominican Republic 5.83%
Belarus 5.71%
Bulgaria 5.26%
Azerbaijan 5.22%
Kazakhstan 4.89%
Russia 4.74%
Paraguay 4.71%
China 4.42%
Romania 4.30%
Fiji 4.15%
Ecuador 3.91%
Turkmenistan 3.78%
Malaysia 3.36%
Mexico 3.32%
Peru 2.84%
Guatemala 2.73%
Cuba 2.26%
Tonga 1.03%
Thailand 0.67%
Albania Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2018 13.90% 0.15%
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% -0.43%
2006 16.39% -0.48%
2005 16.87% -0.40%
2004 17.27% -0.22%
2003 17.50% -0.01%
2002 17.51% 0.10%
2001 17.41% -0.36%
2000 17.77% -0.80%
1999 18.57% 0.25%
1998 18.32% 0.01%
1997 18.31% -0.05%
1996 18.36% 0.75%
1995 17.61% 0.08%
1994 17.53% -0.15%
1993 17.68% 0.03%
1992 17.65% 0.87%
1991 16.78% 0.87%