Guam Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Guam unemployment rate for 2019 was 5.31%, a 0.38% increase from 2018.
  • Guam unemployment rate for 2018 was 4.93%, a 0.23% decline from 2017.
  • Guam unemployment rate for 2017 was 5.15%, a 0.25% decline from 2016.
  • Guam unemployment rate for 2016 was 5.40%, a 1.5% decline 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%
Guam Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 5.31% 0.38%
2018 4.93% -0.23%
2017 5.15% -0.25%
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% 1.32%
2008 7.98% -0.32%
2007 8.30% 0.90%
2006 7.40% 0.40%
2005 7.00% -0.70%
2004 7.70% -1.88%
2003 9.58% -1.82%
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%