Croatia Unemployment Rate 1991-2021

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Croatia unemployment rate for 2020 was 7.20%, a 0.58% increase from 2019.
  • Croatia unemployment rate for 2019 was 6.62%, a 1.81% decline from 2018.
  • Croatia unemployment rate for 2018 was 8.43%, a 2.78% decline from 2017.
  • Croatia unemployment rate for 2017 was 11.21%, a 1.89% decline 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%
Croatia 7.20%
Portugal 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%
Malta 4.09%
Bahrain 4.09%
Netherlands 4.09%
South Korea 4.07%
Poland 3.55%
Qatar 3.45%
Japan 2.97%
Czech Republic 2.94%
Macao 2.50%
Croatia Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2020 7.20% 0.58%
2019 6.62% -1.81%
2018 8.43% -2.78%
2017 11.21% -1.89%
2016 13.10% -3.08%
2015 16.18% -1.11%
2014 17.29% 0.04%
2013 17.25% 1.31%
2012 15.94% 2.26%
2011 13.68% 2.06%
2010 11.62% 2.42%
2009 9.20% 0.67%
2008 8.53% -1.38%
2007 9.91% -1.22%
2006 11.13% -1.47%
2005 12.60% -1.06%
2004 13.66% -0.26%
2003 13.92% -1.13%
2002 15.05% -0.77%
2001 15.82% -0.24%
2000 16.06% 2.50%
1999 13.56% 2.17%
1998 11.39% 1.68%
1997 9.71% 0.03%
1996 9.68% -0.24%
1995 9.92% -0.24%
1994 10.16% -0.27%
1993 10.43% -0.37%
1992 10.80% -0.34%
1991 11.14% -0.34%