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 2019 was 5.12%, a 0.25% 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.
  • Estonia unemployment rate for 2016 was 6.76%, a 0.57% increase 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%
Estonia Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 5.12% -0.25%
2018 5.37% -0.39%
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%