Argentina Unemployment Rate 1991-2021

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Argentina unemployment rate for 2020 was 11.67%, a 1.83% increase from 2019.
  • Argentina unemployment rate for 2019 was 9.84%, a 0.62% increase from 2018.
  • Argentina unemployment rate for 2018 was 9.22%, a 0.87% increase from 2017.
  • Argentina unemployment rate for 2017 was 8.35%, a 0.38% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
Greece 16.85%
New Caledonia 16.52%
Spain 15.67%
Bahamas 14.41%
French Polynesia 13.81%
Barbados 12.79%
Uruguay 12.67%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 11.84%
Argentina 11.67%
Chile 11.51%
Puerto Rico 11.17%
Panama 10.23%
Canada 9.48%
Italy 9.31%
France 8.62%
Sweden 8.45%
Lithuania 8.43%
Brunei 8.37%
United States 8.31%
Saudi Arabia 8.22%
Latvia 8.19%
Channel Islands 8.16%
Finland 7.83%
Guam 7.51%
Cyprus 7.21%
Croatia 7.20%
Portugal 7.20%
Luxembourg 6.96%
Slovak Republic 6.79%
Kuwait 6.79%
Trinidad and Tobago 6.74%
Australia 6.61%
Estonia 6.46%
Belgium 6.01%
Ireland 5.92%
Hong Kong 5.80%
Austria 5.77%
Denmark 5.66%
Singapore 5.19%
Slovenia 5.17%
Iceland 5.01%
UAE 5.00%
Oman 4.97%
Switzerland 4.94%
Norway 4.62%
Israel 4.61%
New Zealand 4.55%
Hungary 4.35%
United Kingdom 4.34%
Germany 4.31%
Bahrain 4.09%
Netherlands 4.09%
Malta 4.09%
South Korea 4.07%
Poland 3.55%
Qatar 3.45%
Japan 2.97%
Czech Republic 2.94%
Macao 2.50%
Argentina Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2020 11.67% 1.83%
2019 9.84% 0.62%
2018 9.22% 0.87%
2017 8.35% 0.38%
2016 7.97% 0.36%
2015 7.61% 0.34%
2014 7.27% 0.17%
2013 7.10% -0.12%
2012 7.22% 0.04%
2011 7.18% -0.53%
2010 7.71% -0.94%
2009 8.65% 0.81%
2008 7.84% -0.63%
2007 8.47% -1.61%
2006 10.08% -1.43%
2005 11.51% -2.01%
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%