Haiti Unemployment Rate 1991-2021

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Haiti unemployment rate for 2020 was 14.50%, a 1.02% increase from 2019.
  • Haiti unemployment rate for 2019 was 13.48%, a 0.1% decline from 2018.
  • Haiti unemployment rate for 2018 was 13.58%, a 0.14% decline from 2017.
  • Haiti unemployment rate for 2017 was 13.72%, a 0.14% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
Haiti 14.50%
Yemen 13.42%
Somalia 13.10%
South Sudan 12.66%
Afghanistan 11.73%
Gambia 9.64%
Syrian Arab Republic 9.03%
Comoros 8.43%
Tajikistan 7.50%
Mali 7.50%
Eritrea 7.44%
Senegal 7.10%
Malawi 5.99%
Zimbabwe 5.73%
Burkina Faso 4.96%
Sierra Leone 4.60%
Congo, Dem. Rep. 4.55%
Nepal 4.44%
Guinea 4.35%
Central African Republic 4.33%
Togo 4.05%
Mozambique 3.39%
Liberia 3.30%
Guinea-Bissau 3.16%
North Korea 2.81%
Ethiopia 2.79%
Benin 2.54%
Uganda 2.44%
Chad 2.26%
Tanzania 2.16%
Madagascar 1.92%
Rwanda 1.35%
Burundi 0.80%
Niger 0.69%
Haiti Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2020 14.50% 1.02%
2019 13.48% -0.10%
2018 13.58% -0.14%
2017 13.72% -0.14%
2016 13.86% -0.09%
2015 13.95% -0.07%
2014 14.02% -0.10%
2013 14.12% 0.02%
2012 14.10% -0.60%
2011 14.70% -0.64%
2010 15.34% -0.56%
2009 15.90% -0.16%
2008 16.06% -0.74%
2007 16.80% 1.26%
2006 15.54% 1.21%
2005 14.33% 1.27%
2004 13.06% 1.26%
2003 11.80% 1.26%
2002 10.54% 1.23%
2001 9.31% 1.09%
2000 8.22% 1.02%
1999 7.20% 0.03%
1998 7.17% 0.00%
1997 7.17% -0.01%
1996 7.18% 0.00%
1995 7.18% 0.00%
1994 7.18% 0.03%
1993 7.15% 0.08%
1992 7.07% 0.05%
1991 7.02% 0.05%