Argentina Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Argentina unemployment rate for 2018 was 9.48%, a 1.14% increase from 2017.
  • Argentina unemployment rate for 2017 was 8.35%, a 0.33% increase from 2016.
  • Argentina unemployment rate for 2016 was 8.02%, a 0.37% increase from 2015.
  • Argentina unemployment rate for 2015 was 7.64%, a 0.38% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
Greece 19.21%
Spain 15.49%
New Caledonia 13.62%
French Polynesia 12.02%
Bahamas 11.85%
Puerto Rico 11.44%
Italy 10.21%
Barbados 9.57%
Argentina 9.48%
Brunei 9.22%
France 9.18%
Croatia 8.85%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 8.41%
Cyprus 8.11%
Uruguay 7.96%
Latvia 7.86%
Finland 7.76%
Channel Islands 7.29%
Chile 7.22%
Portugal 6.86%
Slovak Republic 6.76%
Sweden 6.44%
Belgium 6.32%
Lithuania 6.01%
Canada 5.92%
Saudi Arabia 5.92%
Ireland 5.69%
Guam 5.61%
Slovenia 5.51%
Estonia 5.51%
Luxembourg 5.47%
Australia 5.39%
Denmark 4.98%
Switzerland 4.88%
Austria 4.79%
Malta 4.58%
New Zealand 4.52%
United Kingdom 3.95%
Israel 3.95%
United States 3.93%
Panama 3.92%
Norway 3.92%
Netherlands 3.88%
South Korea 3.80%
Singapore 3.77%
Poland 3.67%
Hungary 3.66%
Germany 3.43%
Oman 3.11%
Iceland 2.92%
Trinidad and Tobago 2.83%
Hong Kong 2.78%
UAE 2.58%
Japan 2.45%
Czech Republic 2.40%
Kuwait 2.08%
Macao 2.02%
Bahrain 0.96%
Qatar 0.14%
Argentina Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2018 9.48% 1.14%
2017 8.35% 0.33%
2016 8.02% 0.37%
2015 7.64% 0.38%
2014 7.27% 0.17%
2013 7.10% -0.12%
2012 7.22% 0.04%
2011 7.18% -0.54%
2010 7.71% -0.93%
2009 8.65% 0.81%
2008 7.84% -0.63%
2007 8.47% -1.61%
2006 10.08% -1.43%
2005 11.51% -2.02%
2004 13.52% -1.84%
2003 15.36% -4.23%
2002 19.59% 2.27%
2001 17.32% 2.32%
2000 15.00% 0.95%
1999 14.05% 1.40%
1998 12.65% -2.17%
1997 14.82% -2.29%
1996 17.11% -1.69%
1995 18.80% 7.04%
1994 11.76% 1.66%
1993 10.10% 3.74%
1992 6.36% 0.92%
1991 5.44% 0.92%