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 2018 was 13.53%, a 0.12% increase from 2017.
  • Haiti unemployment rate for 2017 was 13.41%, a 0.24% decline from 2016.
  • Haiti unemployment rate for 2016 was 13.65%, a 0.08% decline from 2015.
  • Haiti unemployment rate for 2015 was 13.72%, a 0.19% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
Somalia 13.96%
Haiti 13.53%
Yemen 12.93%
South Sudan 12.70%
Tajikistan 10.92%
Mali 9.57%
Gambia 8.91%
Syrian Arab Republic 8.12%
Eritrea 6.54%
Central African Republic 6.48%
Senegal 6.46%
Burkina Faso 6.06%
Malawi 5.43%
Zimbabwe 4.92%
Sierra Leone 4.31%
Congo, Dem. Rep. 4.16%
Guinea-Bissau 4.06%
Comoros 3.71%
Guinea 3.61%
North Korea 3.30%
Mozambique 3.17%
Chad 2.23%
Benin 2.13%
Liberia 2.03%
Tanzania 1.93%
Ethiopia 1.81%
Uganda 1.74%
Togo 1.67%
Madagascar 1.66%
Afghanistan 1.54%
Burundi 1.53%
Nepal 1.26%
Rwanda 0.97%
Niger 0.27%
Haiti Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2018 13.53% 0.12%
2017 13.41% -0.24%
2016 13.65% -0.08%
2015 13.72% -0.19%
2014 13.92% -0.23%
2013 14.14% 0.04%
2012 14.10% -0.83%
2011 14.93% -0.71%
2010 15.64% -0.59%
2009 16.24% 0.30%
2008 15.94% -0.86%
2007 16.80% 0.99%
2006 15.81% 0.93%
2005 14.88% 1.34%
2004 13.54% 1.38%
2003 12.16% 1.16%
2002 11.00% 1.45%
2001 9.55% 1.21%
2000 8.34% 1.14%
1999 7.20% 0.09%
1998 7.11% -0.08%
1997 7.19% 0.13%
1996 7.05% -0.13%
1995 7.18% -0.03%
1994 7.22% 0.09%
1993 7.12% 0.18%
1992 6.94% 0.11%
1991 6.82% 0.11%