Azerbaijan Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Azerbaijan unemployment rate for 2018 was 5.22%, a 0.22% increase from 2017.
  • Azerbaijan unemployment rate for 2017 was 5.00%, a 0% increase from 2016.
  • Azerbaijan unemployment rate for 2016 was 5.00%, a 0.04% increase from 2015.
  • Azerbaijan unemployment rate for 2015 was 4.96%, a 0.05% increase 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%
Azerbaijan Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2018 5.22% 0.22%
2017 5.00% 0.00%
2016 5.00% 0.04%
2015 4.96% 0.05%
2014 4.91% -0.06%
2013 4.97% -0.22%
2012 5.19% -0.23%
2011 5.42% -0.21%
2010 5.63% -0.11%
2009 5.74% -0.31%
2008 6.05% -0.49%
2007 6.54% -0.08%
2006 6.62% -0.68%
2005 7.30% -0.70%
2004 8.00% -1.25%
2003 9.25% -0.75%
2002 10.00% -0.90%
2001 10.90% -0.90%
2000 11.80% 0.90%
1999 10.90% 0.90%
1998 10.00% 0.90%
1997 9.10% 1.00%
1996 8.10% 0.90%
1995 7.20% 0.90%
1994 6.30% 1.80%
1993 4.50% 2.70%
1992 1.80% 0.90%
1991 0.90% 0.90%