Chile Unemployment Rate 1991-2024

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Chile unemployment rate for 2022 was 7.78%, a 1.57% decline from 2021.
  • Chile unemployment rate for 2021 was 9.35%, a 1.79% decline from 2020.
  • Chile unemployment rate for 2020 was 11.14%, a 3.87% increase from 2019.
  • Chile unemployment rate for 2019 was 7.27%, a 0.06% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
French Polynesia 13.10%
Spain 13.01%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 12.38%
New Caledonia 12.27%
Greece 12.16%
Bahamas 10.06%
Panama 8.79%
Barbados 8.20%
Italy 8.09%
Uruguay 7.84%
Chile 7.78%
France 7.45%
Sweden 7.36%
Brunei 7.20%
Cyprus 6.98%
Channel Islands 6.92%
Finland 6.80%
Croatia 6.75%
Argentina 6.49%
Latvia 6.43%
Guam 6.13%
Slovak Republic 6.09%
Puerto Rico 5.97%
Estonia 5.85%
Portugal 5.78%
Saudi Arabia 5.64%
Belgium 5.63%
Lithuania 5.57%
Canada 5.21%
Hong Kong 5.06%
Austria 4.71%
Luxembourg 4.70%
Ireland 4.36%
Switzerland 4.20%
Slovenia 4.18%
Denmark 4.17%
Trinidad and Tobago 3.98%
Iceland 3.81%
Australia 3.66%
United States 3.61%
United Kingdom 3.57%
Netherlands 3.54%
Israel 3.48%
Hungary 3.42%
New Zealand 3.25%
Norway 3.17%
Germany 2.99%
Malta 2.81%
South Korea 2.79%
Singapore 2.76%
UAE 2.75%
Japan 2.64%
Macao 2.63%
Poland 2.60%
Kuwait 2.48%
Czech Republic 2.37%
Oman 2.33%
Bahrain 1.40%
Qatar 0.10%
Chile Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2022 7.78% -1.57%
2021 9.35% -1.79%
2020 11.14% 3.87%
2019 7.27% 0.06%
2018 7.21% 0.26%
2017 6.95% 0.22%
2016 6.73% 0.24%
2015 6.49% -0.16%
2014 6.65% 0.45%
2013 6.20% -0.44%
2012 6.64% -0.68%
2011 7.32% -1.09%
2010 8.41% -2.90%
2009 11.31% 2.02%
2008 9.29% 0.86%
2007 8.43% -0.59%
2006 9.02% -0.32%
2005 9.34% -0.82%
2004 10.16% 0.39%
2003 9.77% -0.40%
2002 10.17% -0.22%
2001 10.39% -0.10%
2000 10.49% -0.67%
1999 11.16% 3.85%
1998 7.31% 0.17%
1997 7.14% -0.27%
1996 7.41% 2.71%
1995 4.70% -1.17%
1994 5.87% 1.38%
1993 4.49% 0.14%
1992 4.35% -0.88%
1991 5.23% -0.88%