Guam Unemployment Rate 1991-2021

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Guam unemployment rate for 2020 was 7.51%, a 1.86% increase from 2019.
  • Guam unemployment rate for 2019 was 5.65%, a 0.06% increase from 2018.
  • Guam unemployment rate for 2018 was 5.59%, a 0.1% increase from 2017.
  • Guam unemployment rate for 2017 was 5.49%, a 0.09% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
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%
Portugal 7.20%
Croatia 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%
Netherlands 4.09%
Malta 4.09%
Bahrain 4.09%
South Korea 4.07%
Poland 3.55%
Qatar 3.45%
Japan 2.97%
Czech Republic 2.94%
Macao 2.50%
Guam Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2020 7.51% 1.86%
2019 5.65% 0.06%
2018 5.59% 0.10%
2017 5.49% 0.09%
2016 5.40% -1.50%
2015 6.90% -0.70%
2014 7.60% -3.90%
2013 11.50% -0.70%
2012 12.20% -1.10%
2011 13.30% 5.10%
2010 8.20% -1.10%
2009 9.30% 0.35%
2008 8.95% 0.65%
2007 8.30% 0.90%
2006 7.40% 0.40%
2005 7.00% -0.70%
2004 7.70% -1.74%
2003 9.44% -1.95%
2002 11.39% -1.82%
2001 13.21% -2.11%
2000 15.32% 1.37%
1999 13.95% 6.21%
1998 7.74% -1.93%
1997 9.67% 1.39%
1996 8.28% 0.38%
1995 7.90% 0.30%
1994 7.60% 2.07%
1993 5.53% 1.69%
1992 3.84% 0.33%
1991 3.51% 0.33%