Guatemala Unemployment Rate 1991-2024

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Guatemala unemployment rate for 2022 was 2.57%, a 0.37% decline from 2021.
  • Guatemala unemployment rate for 2021 was 2.94%, a 0.42% decline from 2020.
  • Guatemala unemployment rate for 2020 was 3.36%, a 1.17% increase from 2019.
  • Guatemala unemployment rate for 2019 was 2.19%, a 0.09% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
South Africa 29.81%
Gabon 21.47%
Namibia 20.85%
Botswana 20.68%
Libya 20.68%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 18.98%
Jordan 17.87%
St. Lucia 17.36%
Iraq 15.55%
Montenegro 15.40%
North Macedonia 15.08%
Bosnia 14.05%
Lebanon 12.64%
Armenia 12.56%
Guyana 12.36%
Albania 11.81%
Algeria 11.55%
Costa Rica 11.45%
Iran 10.96%
Colombia 10.73%
Samoa 10.31%
Turkey 10.03%
Belize 9.69%
Serbia 9.47%
Brazil 9.46%
Equatorial Guinea 8.69%
Suriname 8.64%
Mauritius 7.23%
Dominican Republic 7.12%
Paraguay 6.89%
Jamaica 6.05%
Azerbaijan 5.46%
Romania 5.44%
Venezuela 5.33%
Turkmenistan 5.02%
Kazakhstan 5.01%
China 4.89%
Maldives 4.88%
Bulgaria 4.40%
Fiji 4.33%
Belarus 4.17%
Ecuador 3.96%
Malaysia 3.73%
Peru 3.66%
Mexico 3.31%
Tonga 3.01%
Guatemala 2.57%
Cuba 1.39%
Thailand 0.86%
Guatemala Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2022 2.57% -0.37%
2021 2.94% -0.42%
2020 3.36% 1.17%
2019 2.19% -0.09%
2018 2.28% -0.18%
2017 2.46% -0.12%
2016 2.58% 0.07%
2015 2.51% -0.21%
2014 2.72% -0.30%
2013 3.02% 0.26%
2012 2.76% -0.34%
2011 3.10% -0.41%
2010 3.50% 0.01%
2009 3.49% 0.18%
2008 3.31% 0.17%
2007 3.14% 0.06%
2006 3.08% 0.03%
2005 3.05% 0.08%
2004 2.97% 0.16%
2003 2.81% 0.04%
2002 2.77% -0.03%
2001 2.79% 0.04%
2000 2.75% 0.02%
1999 2.73% 0.04%
1998 2.69% 0.00%
1997 2.70% -0.02%
1996 2.72% 0.06%
1995 2.66% -0.01%
1994 2.68% 0.01%
1993 2.67% 0.03%
1992 2.64% -0.02%
1991 2.66% -0.02%