Chile Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Chile unemployment rate for 2018 was 7.22%, a 0.27% increase from 2017.
  • Chile unemployment rate for 2017 was 6.96%, a 0.22% increase from 2016.
  • Chile unemployment rate for 2016 was 6.74%, a 0.23% increase from 2015.
  • Chile unemployment rate for 2015 was 6.51%, a 0.16% decline 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%
Chile Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2018 7.22% 0.27%
2017 6.96% 0.22%
2016 6.74% 0.23%
2015 6.51% -0.16%
2014 6.67% 0.45%
2013 6.21% -0.44%
2012 6.66% -0.69%
2011 7.34% -1.08%
2010 8.42% -2.89%
2009 11.31% 2.03%
2008 9.29% 0.86%
2007 8.43% -0.60%
2006 9.02% -0.32%
2005 9.34% -0.82%
2004 10.16% 0.40%
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% -0.28%
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%