Armenia Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Armenia unemployment rate for 2019 was 16.99%, a 0.51% decline from 2018.
  • Armenia unemployment rate for 2018 was 17.50%, a 0.21% decline from 2017.
  • Armenia unemployment rate for 2017 was 17.71%, a 0.09% increase from 2016.
  • Armenia unemployment rate for 2016 was 17.62%, a 0.64% 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%
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Armenia Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 16.99% -0.51%
2018 17.50% -0.21%
2017 17.71% 0.09%
2016 17.62% -0.64%
2015 18.26% 0.76%
2014 17.50% 1.32%
2013 16.18% -1.12%
2012 17.30% -1.14%
2011 18.44% -0.56%
2010 19.01% 0.57%
2009 18.44% 4.96%
2008 13.48% 3.66%
2007 9.81% -0.28%
2006 10.09% -0.30%
2005 10.39% -0.21%
2004 10.60% -0.18%
2003 10.78% -0.11%
2002 10.89% -0.04%
2001 10.93% -0.12%
2000 11.05% -0.15%
1999 11.20% 1.80%
1998 9.40% -1.40%
1997 10.80% 1.50%
1996 9.30% 2.60%
1995 6.70% 0.10%
1994 6.60% 1.30%
1993 5.30% 3.50%
1992 1.80% 0.20%
1991 1.60% 0.20%