Estonia Unemployment Rate 1991-2021

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Estonia unemployment rate for 2020 was 6.46%, a 2.01% increase from 2019.
  • Estonia unemployment rate for 2019 was 4.45%, a 0.92% decline from 2018.
  • Estonia unemployment rate for 2018 was 5.37%, a 0.39% decline from 2017.
  • Estonia unemployment rate for 2017 was 5.76%, a 1% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Greece 16.85%
New Caledonia 16.52%
Spain 15.67%
Bahamas 14.41%
French Polynesia 13.81%
Barbados 12.79%
Uruguay 12.67%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 11.84%
Argentina 11.67%
Chile 11.51%
Puerto Rico 11.17%
Panama 10.23%
Canada 9.48%
Italy 9.31%
France 8.62%
Sweden 8.45%
Lithuania 8.43%
Brunei 8.37%
United States 8.31%
Saudi Arabia 8.22%
Latvia 8.19%
Channel Islands 8.16%
Finland 7.83%
Guam 7.51%
Cyprus 7.21%
Croatia 7.20%
Portugal 7.20%
Luxembourg 6.96%
Slovak Republic 6.79%
Kuwait 6.79%
Trinidad and Tobago 6.74%
Australia 6.61%
Estonia 6.46%
Belgium 6.01%
Ireland 5.92%
Hong Kong 5.80%
Austria 5.77%
Denmark 5.66%
Singapore 5.19%
Slovenia 5.17%
Iceland 5.01%
UAE 5.00%
Oman 4.97%
Switzerland 4.94%
Norway 4.62%
Israel 4.61%
New Zealand 4.55%
Hungary 4.35%
United Kingdom 4.34%
Germany 4.31%
Bahrain 4.09%
Netherlands 4.09%
Malta 4.09%
South Korea 4.07%
Poland 3.55%
Qatar 3.45%
Japan 2.97%
Czech Republic 2.94%
Macao 2.50%
Estonia Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2020 6.46% 2.01%
2019 4.45% -0.92%
2018 5.37% -0.39%
2017 5.76% -1.00%
2016 6.76% 0.57%
2015 6.19% -1.16%
2014 7.35% -1.28%
2013 8.63% -1.39%
2012 10.02% -2.31%
2011 12.33% -4.38%
2010 16.71% 3.16%
2009 13.55% 8.09%
2008 5.46% 0.87%
2007 4.59% -1.33%
2006 5.92% -2.11%
2005 8.03% -2.22%
2004 10.25% -1.04%
2003 11.29% 1.26%
2002 10.03% -3.10%
2001 13.13% -0.23%
2000 13.36% 1.79%
1999 11.57% 2.06%
1998 9.51% -0.86%
1997 10.37% 0.45%
1996 9.92% 0.26%
1995 9.66% 2.10%
1994 7.56% 1.02%
1993 6.54% 2.86%
1992 3.68% 2.21%
1991 1.47% 2.21%