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 2018 was 5.71%, a 0.06% increase 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.
  • Belarus unemployment rate for 2015 was 5.91%, a 0.02% 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%
Belarus Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2018 5.71% 0.06%
2017 5.65% -0.19%
2016 5.84% -0.07%
2015 5.91% 0.02%
2014 5.89% -0.04%
2013 5.94% -0.10%
2012 6.04% -0.04%
2011 6.08% 0.01%
2010 6.06% -0.04%
2009 6.10% -0.02%
2008 6.12% -0.66%
2007 6.78% -0.82%
2006 7.61% -0.93%
2005 8.54% -0.74%
2004 9.27% -0.88%
2003 10.15% -0.74%
2002 10.89% -0.42%
2001 11.31% -0.63%
2000 11.94% -0.86%
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%