Bosnia Unemployment Rate 1991-2021

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Bosnia unemployment rate for 2020 was 16.85%, a 1.16% increase from 2019.
  • Bosnia unemployment rate for 2019 was 15.69%, a 2.71% decline from 2018.
  • Bosnia unemployment rate for 2018 was 18.40%, a 2.13% decline from 2017.
  • Bosnia unemployment rate for 2017 was 20.53%, a 4.88% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
South Africa 28.74%
Gabon 20.47%
Namibia 20.35%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 20.27%
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%
Cuba 3.87%
Thailand 1.02%
Bosnia Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2020 16.85% 1.16%
2019 15.69% -2.71%
2018 18.40% -2.13%
2017 20.53% -4.88%
2016 25.41% -2.28%
2015 27.69% 0.17%
2014 27.52% 0.03%
2013 27.49% -0.52%
2012 28.01% 0.43%
2011 27.58% 0.27%
2010 27.31% 3.24%
2009 24.07% 0.66%
2008 23.41% -5.57%
2007 28.98% -2.13%
2006 31.11% 0.71%
2005 30.40% 0.86%
2004 29.54% 0.90%
2003 28.64% 0.99%
2002 27.65% 1.06%
2001 26.59% 0.92%
2000 25.67% 0.89%
1999 24.78% 1.00%
1998 23.78% 0.90%
1997 22.88% 0.87%
1996 22.01% 0.88%
1995 21.13% 0.84%
1994 20.29% 0.89%
1993 19.40% 0.97%
1992 18.43% 0.88%
1991 17.55% 0.88%