Cuba Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Cuba unemployment rate for 2019 was 1.64%, a 0.06% decline from 2018.
  • Cuba unemployment rate for 2018 was 1.70%, a 0% increase from 2017.
  • Cuba unemployment rate for 2017 was 1.70%, a 0.3% decline from 2016.
  • Cuba unemployment rate for 2016 was 2.00%, a 0.4% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
South Africa 28.18%
St. Lucia 20.71%
Namibia 20.27%
Gabon 20.00%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 18.88%
Libya 18.56%
Bosnia 18.43%
Botswana 18.19%
North Macedonia 17.76%
Armenia 16.99%
Montenegro 14.88%
Jordan 14.72%
Turkey 13.49%
Iraq 12.82%
Serbia 12.69%
Albania 12.33%
Brazil 12.08%
Costa Rica 11.85%
Guyana 11.85%
Algeria 11.70%
Iran 11.38%
Colombia 9.71%
Venezuela 8.80%
Samoa 8.36%
Jamaica 8.00%
Suriname 7.33%
Mauritius 6.67%
Equatorial Guinea 6.43%
Belize 6.41%
Lebanon 6.23%
Maldives 6.14%
Dominican Republic 5.85%
Azerbaijan 5.51%
Paraguay 4.81%
Belarus 4.60%
Kazakhstan 4.59%
Russia 4.59%
Bulgaria 4.34%
China 4.32%
Fiji 4.10%
Romania 3.98%
Ecuador 3.97%
Turkmenistan 3.91%
Mexico 3.43%
Malaysia 3.32%
Peru 3.31%
Guatemala 2.46%
Cuba 1.64%
Tonga 1.12%
Thailand 0.75%
Cuba Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 1.64% -0.06%
2018 1.70% 0.00%
2017 1.70% -0.30%
2016 2.00% -0.40%
2015 2.40% -0.30%
2014 2.70% -0.59%
2013 3.29% -0.17%
2012 3.46% 0.28%
2011 3.18% 0.68%
2010 2.50% 0.83%
2009 1.67% 0.09%
2008 1.58% -0.21%
2007 1.79% -0.13%
2006 1.91% -0.04%
2005 1.95% 0.10%
2004 1.85% -0.48%
2003 2.33% -0.98%
2002 3.31% -0.77%
2001 4.08% -1.37%
2000 5.45% -0.81%
1999 6.26% 0.03%
1998 6.23% -0.87%
1997 7.10% -0.51%
1996 7.61% -0.66%
1995 8.27% 0.01%
1994 8.26% 0.04%
1993 8.22% 0.19%
1992 8.04% 0.09%
1991 7.94% 0.09%