Estonia Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Estonia unemployment rate for 2018 was 5.51%, a 0.25% decline from 2017.
  • Estonia unemployment rate for 2017 was 5.76%, a 1% decline from 2016.
  • Estonia unemployment rate for 2016 was 6.76%, a 0.57% increase from 2015.
  • Estonia unemployment rate for 2015 was 6.19%, a 1.17% 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%
Estonia Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2018 5.51% -0.25%
2017 5.76% -1.00%
2016 6.76% 0.57%
2015 6.19% -1.17%
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% 0.86%
2007 4.59% -1.32%
2006 5.92% -2.12%
2005 8.03% -2.22%
2004 10.25% -1.04%
2003 11.29% 1.26%
2002 10.03% -3.11%
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%