Czech Republic Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Czech Republic unemployment rate for 2018 was 2.40%, a 0.49% decline from 2017.
  • Czech Republic unemployment rate for 2017 was 2.89%, a 1.06% decline from 2016.
  • Czech Republic unemployment rate for 2016 was 3.95%, a 1.1% decline from 2015.
  • Czech Republic unemployment rate for 2015 was 5.05%, a 1.06% 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%
Czech Republic Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2018 2.40% -0.49%
2017 2.89% -1.06%
2016 3.95% -1.10%
2015 5.05% -1.06%
2014 6.11% -0.85%
2013 6.95% -0.02%
2012 6.98% 0.27%
2011 6.71% -0.57%
2010 7.28% 0.62%
2009 6.66% 2.27%
2008 4.39% -0.93%
2007 5.32% -1.83%
2006 7.15% -0.78%
2005 7.93% -0.28%
2004 8.21% 0.67%
2003 7.54% 0.52%
2002 7.02% -0.97%
2001 7.99% -0.77%
2000 8.76% 0.27%
1999 8.49% 2.59%
1998 5.90% 1.63%
1997 4.27% 0.38%
1996 3.89% -0.13%
1995 4.02% -0.27%
1994 4.30% -0.02%
1993 4.32% 1.14%
1992 3.18% 0.91%
1991 2.27% 0.91%