Azerbaijan Unemployment Rate 1991-2021

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Azerbaijan unemployment rate for 2020 was 6.27%, a 1.43% increase from 2019.
  • Azerbaijan unemployment rate for 2019 was 4.84%, a 0.06% decline from 2018.
  • Azerbaijan unemployment rate for 2018 was 4.90%, a 0.1% decline from 2017.
  • Azerbaijan unemployment rate for 2017 was 5.00%, a 0% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Namibia 20.35%
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Armenia 20.21%
Libya 19.39%
Jordan 18.50%
North Macedonia 18.40%
Botswana 17.70%
St. Lucia 17.13%
Costa Rica 17.08%
Bosnia 16.85%
Montenegro 15.86%
Guyana 15.82%
Colombia 15.44%
Turkey 13.92%
Iraq 13.74%
Brazil 13.67%
Algeria 12.83%
Albania 11.70%
Iran 10.96%
Equatorial Guinea 9.15%
Venezuela 9.14%
Serbia 9.08%
Dominican Republic 8.90%
Samoa 8.87%
Suriname 8.65%
Jamaica 8.40%
Belize 7.82%
Paraguay 7.61%
Maldives 7.18%
Mauritius 7.11%
Lebanon 6.61%
Azerbaijan 6.27%
Peru 6.24%
Ecuador 6.23%
Kazakhstan 6.05%
Russia 5.73%
Bulgaria 5.71%
Belarus 5.28%
China 5.00%
Romania 4.84%
Fiji 4.79%
Mexico 4.71%
Guatemala 4.65%
Malaysia 4.55%
Turkmenistan 4.38%
Tonga 4.37%
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Azerbaijan Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2020 6.27% 1.43%
2019 4.84% -0.06%
2018 4.90% -0.10%
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% -0.12%
2008 5.86% -0.47%
2007 6.33% -0.29%
2006 6.62% -0.64%
2005 7.26% -0.73%
2004 7.99% -1.18%
2003 9.17% -0.87%
2002 10.04% -0.87%
2001 10.91% -0.87%
2000 11.78% 0.88%
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%