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 2019 was 1.93%, a 0.31% decline from 2018.
  • Czech Republic unemployment rate for 2018 was 2.24%, a 0.65% 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.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
Greece 17.24%
Spain 13.96%
New Caledonia 12.80%
French Polynesia 12.10%
Bahamas 10.36%
Barbados 10.33%
Italy 9.89%
Argentina 9.79%
Brunei 9.12%
Uruguay 8.73%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 8.66%
France 8.43%
Puerto Rico 8.19%
Channel Islands 7.49%
Cyprus 7.27%
Chile 7.09%
Croatia 6.94%
Finland 6.60%
Latvia 6.52%
Sweden 6.48%
Lithuania 6.35%
Portugal 6.33%
Saudi Arabia 5.93%
Belgium 5.59%
Canada 5.56%
Slovak Republic 5.56%
Luxembourg 5.36%
Guam 5.31%
Australia 5.27%
Estonia 5.12%
Ireland 4.93%
Denmark 4.91%
Austria 4.67%
Switzerland 4.58%
Slovenia 4.20%
South Korea 4.15%
Singapore 4.11%
New Zealand 4.07%
Panama 3.90%
Israel 3.86%
United Kingdom 3.85%
United States 3.68%
Hong Kong 3.63%
Poland 3.47%
Malta 3.47%
Hungary 3.40%
Norway 3.35%
Netherlands 3.20%
Germany 3.04%
Iceland 2.84%
Trinidad and Tobago 2.69%
Oman 2.67%
UAE 2.35%
Japan 2.29%
Macao 2.24%
Kuwait 2.18%
Czech Republic 1.93%
Bahrain 0.71%
Qatar 0.09%
Czech Republic Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 1.93% -0.31%
2018 2.24% -0.65%
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% 1.16%
1992 3.16% 0.89%
1991 2.27% 0.89%