Georgia Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Georgia unemployment rate for 2019 was 14.40%, a 0.61% increase from 2018.
  • Georgia unemployment rate for 2018 was 13.79%, a 0.15% decline from 2017.
  • Georgia unemployment rate for 2017 was 13.94%, a 2.67% decline from 2016.
  • Georgia unemployment rate for 2016 was 16.60%, a 0.1% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
West Bank and Gaza 26.17%
Lesotho 23.41%
Eswatini 22.08%
Sudan 16.54%
Tunisia 16.02%
Georgia 14.40%
Sao Tome and Principe 13.37%
Cabo Verde 12.25%
Zambia 11.43%
Egypt 10.76%
Djibouti 10.30%
Mauritania 9.55%
Congo, Rep. 9.47%
Morocco 9.02%
Ukraine 8.88%
Nigeria 8.10%
Angola 6.89%
Nicaragua 6.84%
Kyrgyz Republic 6.33%
Mongolia 6.01%
Uzbekistan 5.92%
Moldova 5.47%
Honduras 5.39%
India 5.36%
Indonesia 4.69%
Timor-Leste 4.55%
Pakistan 4.45%
Vanuatu 4.39%
Ghana 4.33%
Sri Lanka 4.20%
Bangladesh 4.19%
El Salvador 4.11%
Bolivia 3.50%
Cameroon 3.38%
Kenya 2.64%
Papua New Guinea 2.46%
Bhutan 2.34%
Philippines 2.15%
Vietnam 2.01%
Myanmar 1.58%
Cambodia 0.68%
Lao PDR 0.63%
Solomon Islands 0.58%
Georgia Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 14.40% 0.61%
2018 13.79% -0.15%
2017 13.94% -2.67%
2016 16.60% 0.10%
2015 16.51% -0.93%
2014 17.44% -1.98%
2013 19.42% -0.24%
2012 19.65% 0.02%
2011 19.63% -0.57%
2010 20.20% -0.51%
2009 20.71% 2.84%
2008 17.87% 4.59%
2007 13.28% -0.29%
2006 13.57% -0.24%
2005 13.81% 1.19%
2004 12.62% 1.11%
2003 11.51% -1.08%
2002 12.59% 1.43%
2001 11.16% 0.34%
2000 10.82% -2.98%
1999 13.80% -0.73%
1998 14.53% 3.03%
1997 11.50% 0.00%
1996 11.50% 3.90%
1995 7.60% -0.80%
1994 8.40% 3.00%
1993 5.40% 0.00%
1992 5.40% 2.70%
1991 2.70% 2.70%