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 2018 was 9.22%, a 0.09% decline from 2017.
  • Brunei unemployment rate for 2017 was 9.32%, a 0.76% increase from 2016.
  • Brunei unemployment rate for 2016 was 8.56%, a 0.8% increase from 2015.
  • Brunei unemployment rate for 2015 was 7.76%, a 0.79% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
Greece 19.21%
Spain 15.49%
New Caledonia 13.62%
French Polynesia 12.02%
Bahamas 11.85%
Puerto Rico 11.44%
Italy 10.21%
Barbados 9.57%
Argentina 9.48%
Brunei 9.22%
France 9.18%
Croatia 8.85%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 8.41%
Cyprus 8.11%
Uruguay 7.96%
Latvia 7.86%
Finland 7.76%
Channel Islands 7.29%
Chile 7.22%
Portugal 6.86%
Slovak Republic 6.76%
Sweden 6.44%
Belgium 6.32%
Lithuania 6.01%
Canada 5.92%
Saudi Arabia 5.92%
Ireland 5.69%
Guam 5.61%
Slovenia 5.51%
Estonia 5.51%
Luxembourg 5.47%
Australia 5.39%
Denmark 4.98%
Switzerland 4.88%
Austria 4.79%
Malta 4.58%
New Zealand 4.52%
United Kingdom 3.95%
Israel 3.95%
United States 3.93%
Panama 3.92%
Norway 3.92%
Netherlands 3.88%
South Korea 3.80%
Singapore 3.77%
Poland 3.67%
Hungary 3.66%
Germany 3.43%
Oman 3.11%
Iceland 2.92%
Trinidad and Tobago 2.83%
Hong Kong 2.78%
UAE 2.58%
Japan 2.45%
Czech Republic 2.40%
Kuwait 2.08%
Macao 2.02%
Bahrain 0.96%
Qatar 0.14%
Brunei Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2018 9.22% -0.09%
2017 9.32% 0.76%
2016 8.56% 0.80%
2015 7.76% 0.79%
2014 6.97% -0.06%
2013 7.03% 0.13%
2012 6.90% 0.18%
2011 6.72% 0.06%
2010 6.66% 0.23%
2009 6.42% 0.73%
2008 5.70% 0.07%
2007 5.62% -0.12%
2006 5.74% -0.13%
2005 5.87% -0.05%
2004 5.92% 0.03%
2003 5.88% 0.11%
2002 5.77% 0.14%
2001 5.63% 0.03%
2000 5.60% 0.03%
1999 5.57% 0.12%
1998 5.45% 0.03%
1997 5.42% 0.04%
1996 5.38% 0.04%
1995 5.34% 0.07%
1994 5.27% 0.09%
1993 5.18% 0.27%
1992 4.91% 0.21%
1991 4.70% 0.21%