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 2018 was 17.71%, a 0.12% decline from 2017.
  • Armenia unemployment rate for 2017 was 17.83%, a 0.21% increase from 2016.
  • Armenia unemployment rate for 2016 was 17.62%, a 0.64% decline from 2015.
  • Armenia unemployment rate for 2015 was 18.26%, a 0.76% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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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%
Armenia Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2018 17.71% -0.12%
2017 17.83% 0.21%
2016 17.62% -0.64%
2015 18.26% 0.76%
2014 17.50% 1.32%
2013 16.18% -1.13%
2012 17.31% -1.13%
2011 18.44% -0.56%
2010 19.01% 0.27%
2009 18.74% 2.37%
2008 16.37% 6.56%
2007 9.81% -0.47%
2006 10.28% -0.52%
2005 10.80% -0.42%
2004 11.22% -0.02%
2003 11.23% -0.28%
2002 11.52% 0.08%
2001 11.44% 0.19%
2000 11.25% 0.05%
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%