Belarus Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Belarus unemployment rate for 2019 was 4.60%, a 0.17% decline from 2018.
  • Belarus unemployment rate for 2018 was 4.76%, a 0.89% decline from 2017.
  • Belarus unemployment rate for 2017 was 5.65%, a 0.19% decline from 2016.
  • Belarus unemployment rate for 2016 was 5.84%, a 0.07% 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%
Thailand 0.75%
Belarus Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 4.60% -0.17%
2018 4.76% -0.89%
2017 5.65% -0.19%
2016 5.84% -0.07%
2015 5.91% -0.07%
2014 5.98% -0.08%
2013 6.06% -0.02%
2012 6.08% -0.02%
2011 6.10% -0.03%
2010 6.13% 0.03%
2009 6.10% -0.29%
2008 6.39% -0.59%
2007 6.98% -0.71%
2006 7.69% -0.77%
2005 8.46% -0.73%
2004 9.19% -0.74%
2003 9.93% -0.69%
2002 10.62% -0.64%
2001 11.26% -0.75%
2000 12.00% -0.80%
1999 12.80% -1.20%
1998 14.00% -3.10%
1997 17.10% -7.30%
1996 24.40% 6.70%
1995 17.70% 4.90%
1994 12.80% 4.30%
1993 8.50% 5.40%
1992 3.10% 2.50%
1991 0.60% 2.50%