Ecuador Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Ecuador unemployment rate for 2018 was 3.91%, a 0.07% increase from 2017.
  • Ecuador unemployment rate for 2017 was 3.84%, a 0.76% decline from 2016.
  • Ecuador unemployment rate for 2016 was 4.60%, a 0.98% increase from 2015.
  • Ecuador unemployment rate for 2015 was 3.62%, a 0.14% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
South Africa 26.96%
Namibia 23.10%
North Macedonia 21.55%
St. Lucia 20.87%
Bosnia 20.84%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 19.76%
Gabon 19.49%
Botswana 17.94%
Armenia 17.71%
Libya 17.29%
Montenegro 15.46%
Jordan 15.03%
Albania 13.90%
Serbia 13.51%
Brazil 12.54%
Guyana 12.15%
Algeria 12.15%
Iran 12.00%
Turkey 10.90%
Jamaica 9.45%
Belize 9.37%
Equatorial Guinea 9.16%
Colombia 9.09%
Venezuela 8.37%
Samoa 8.33%
Costa Rica 8.13%
Iraq 7.93%
Suriname 7.63%
Mauritius 6.87%
Lebanon 6.17%
Maldives 6.08%
Dominican Republic 5.83%
Belarus 5.71%
Bulgaria 5.26%
Azerbaijan 5.22%
Kazakhstan 4.89%
Russia 4.74%
Paraguay 4.71%
China 4.42%
Romania 4.30%
Fiji 4.15%
Ecuador 3.91%
Turkmenistan 3.78%
Malaysia 3.36%
Mexico 3.32%
Peru 2.84%
Guatemala 2.73%
Cuba 2.26%
Tonga 1.03%
Thailand 0.67%
Ecuador Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2018 3.91% 0.07%
2017 3.84% -0.76%
2016 4.60% 0.98%
2015 3.62% 0.14%
2014 3.48% 0.40%
2013 3.08% -0.15%
2012 3.24% -0.22%
2011 3.46% -0.63%
2010 4.09% -0.52%
2009 4.61% 0.69%
2008 3.92% 0.78%
2007 3.14% -0.41%
2006 3.55% -0.23%
2005 3.78% -1.22%
2004 5.00% -0.66%
2003 5.66% 0.74%
2002 4.93% 0.67%
2001 4.25% -0.55%
2000 4.80% -0.21%
1999 5.01% 0.15%
1998 4.86% -0.13%
1997 4.99% 0.01%
1996 4.98% 0.06%
1995 4.92% 0.07%
1994 4.85% 0.13%
1993 4.72% 0.25%
1992 4.47% 0.03%
1991 4.43% 0.03%