Brunei Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Brunei unemployment rate for 2019 was 9.12%, a 0.26% increase from 2018.
  • Brunei unemployment rate for 2018 was 8.86%, a 0.45% decline from 2017.
  • Brunei unemployment rate for 2017 was 9.32%, a 0.61% increase from 2016.
  • Brunei unemployment rate for 2016 was 8.71%, a 0.8% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
Greece 17.24%
Spain 13.96%
New Caledonia 12.80%
French Polynesia 12.10%
Bahamas 10.36%
Barbados 10.33%
Italy 9.89%
Argentina 9.79%
Brunei 9.12%
Uruguay 8.73%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 8.66%
France 8.43%
Puerto Rico 8.19%
Channel Islands 7.49%
Cyprus 7.27%
Chile 7.09%
Croatia 6.94%
Finland 6.60%
Latvia 6.52%
Sweden 6.48%
Lithuania 6.35%
Portugal 6.33%
Saudi Arabia 5.93%
Belgium 5.59%
Canada 5.56%
Slovak Republic 5.56%
Luxembourg 5.36%
Guam 5.31%
Australia 5.27%
Estonia 5.12%
Ireland 4.93%
Denmark 4.91%
Austria 4.67%
Switzerland 4.58%
Slovenia 4.20%
South Korea 4.15%
Singapore 4.11%
New Zealand 4.07%
Panama 3.90%
Israel 3.86%
United Kingdom 3.85%
United States 3.68%
Hong Kong 3.63%
Poland 3.47%
Malta 3.47%
Hungary 3.40%
Norway 3.35%
Netherlands 3.20%
Germany 3.04%
Iceland 2.84%
Trinidad and Tobago 2.69%
Oman 2.67%
UAE 2.35%
Japan 2.29%
Macao 2.24%
Kuwait 2.18%
Czech Republic 1.93%
Bahrain 0.71%
Qatar 0.09%
Brunei Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 9.12% 0.26%
2018 8.86% -0.45%
2017 9.32% 0.61%
2016 8.71% 0.80%
2015 7.91% 0.95%
2014 6.97% -0.16%
2013 7.13% 0.22%
2012 6.91% 0.21%
2011 6.69% -0.05%
2010 6.74% 0.32%
2009 6.42% 1.26%
2008 5.16% 0.01%
2007 5.15% -0.24%
2006 5.39% -0.27%
2005 5.66% -0.18%
2004 5.84% -0.14%
2003 5.98% 0.06%
2002 5.93% 0.17%
2001 5.75% 0.10%
2000 5.65% -0.16%
1999 5.81% 0.09%
1998 5.72% 0.09%
1997 5.63% -0.04%
1996 5.67% -0.03%
1995 5.70% 0.09%
1994 5.61% 0.22%
1993 5.40% 0.42%
1992 4.98% 0.28%
1991 4.70% 0.28%