Chile Unemployment Rate 1991-2021

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Chile unemployment rate for 2020 was 11.51%, a 4.22% increase from 2019.
  • Chile unemployment rate for 2019 was 7.29%, a 0.06% increase from 2018.
  • Chile unemployment rate for 2018 was 7.23%, a 0.27% increase from 2017.
  • Chile unemployment rate for 2017 was 6.96%, a 0.22% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
Greece 16.85%
New Caledonia 16.52%
Spain 15.67%
Bahamas 14.41%
French Polynesia 13.81%
Barbados 12.79%
Uruguay 12.67%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 11.84%
Argentina 11.67%
Chile 11.51%
Puerto Rico 11.17%
Panama 10.23%
Canada 9.48%
Italy 9.31%
France 8.62%
Sweden 8.45%
Lithuania 8.43%
Brunei 8.37%
United States 8.31%
Saudi Arabia 8.22%
Latvia 8.19%
Channel Islands 8.16%
Finland 7.83%
Guam 7.51%
Cyprus 7.21%
Croatia 7.20%
Portugal 7.20%
Luxembourg 6.96%
Slovak Republic 6.79%
Kuwait 6.79%
Trinidad and Tobago 6.74%
Australia 6.61%
Estonia 6.46%
Belgium 6.01%
Ireland 5.92%
Hong Kong 5.80%
Austria 5.77%
Denmark 5.66%
Singapore 5.19%
Slovenia 5.17%
Iceland 5.01%
UAE 5.00%
Oman 4.97%
Switzerland 4.94%
Norway 4.62%
Israel 4.61%
New Zealand 4.55%
Hungary 4.35%
United Kingdom 4.34%
Germany 4.31%
Malta 4.09%
Bahrain 4.09%
Netherlands 4.09%
South Korea 4.07%
Poland 3.55%
Qatar 3.45%
Japan 2.97%
Czech Republic 2.94%
Macao 2.50%
Chile Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2020 11.51% 4.22%
2019 7.29% 0.06%
2018 7.23% 0.27%
2017 6.96% 0.22%
2016 6.74% 0.23%
2015 6.51% -0.16%
2014 6.67% 0.46%
2013 6.21% -0.45%
2012 6.66% -0.68%
2011 7.34% -1.08%
2010 8.42% -2.89%
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%