Haiti Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Haiti unemployment rate for 2019 was 13.78%, a 0.19% increase from 2018.
  • Haiti unemployment rate for 2018 was 13.59%, a 0.14% decline from 2017.
  • Haiti unemployment rate for 2017 was 13.74%, a 0.15% decline from 2016.
  • Haiti unemployment rate for 2016 was 13.88%, a 0.08% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
Haiti 13.78%
Yemen 12.91%
South Sudan 12.24%
Somalia 11.35%
Afghanistan 11.12%
Tajikistan 11.02%
Gambia 9.06%
Syrian Arab Republic 8.37%
Mali 7.22%
Senegal 6.60%
Burkina Faso 6.26%
Malawi 5.65%
Eritrea 5.14%
Zimbabwe 4.95%
Sierra Leone 4.43%
Comoros 4.34%
Guinea 4.30%
Congo, Dem. Rep. 4.24%
Central African Republic 3.68%
Mozambique 3.24%
Liberia 2.81%
North Korea 2.74%
Guinea-Bissau 2.47%
Benin 2.23%
Ethiopia 2.08%
Togo 2.04%
Tanzania 1.98%
Chad 1.89%
Uganda 1.84%
Madagascar 1.76%
Burundi 1.43%
Nepal 1.41%
Rwanda 1.03%
Niger 0.48%
Haiti Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 13.78% 0.19%
2018 13.59% -0.14%
2017 13.74% -0.15%
2016 13.88% -0.08%
2015 13.97% -0.07%
2014 14.03% -0.10%
2013 14.13% 0.03%
2012 14.10% -0.62%
2011 14.72% -0.66%
2010 15.38% -0.55%
2009 15.93% -0.11%
2008 16.04% -0.76%
2007 16.80% 1.23%
2006 15.57% 1.18%
2005 14.39% 1.28%
2004 13.12% 1.25%
2003 11.86% 1.27%
2002 10.59% 1.26%
2001 9.34% 1.11%
2000 8.23% 1.03%
1999 7.20% 0.04%
1998 7.16% 0.00%
1997 7.16% -0.01%
1996 7.17% 0.01%
1995 7.16% 0.01%
1994 7.15% 0.02%
1993 7.14% 0.08%
1992 7.05% 0.04%
1991 7.01% 0.04%