Kyrgyz Republic Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Kyrgyz Republic unemployment rate for 2018 was 7.17%, a 0.28% increase from 2017.
  • Kyrgyz Republic unemployment rate for 2017 was 6.89%, a 0.32% decline from 2016.
  • Kyrgyz Republic unemployment rate for 2016 was 7.21%, a 0.35% decline from 2015.
  • Kyrgyz Republic unemployment rate for 2015 was 7.56%, a 0.49% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Kyrgyz Republic Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2018 7.17% 0.28%
2017 6.89% -0.32%
2016 7.21% -0.35%
2015 7.56% -0.49%
2014 8.05% -0.28%
2013 8.33% -0.10%
2012 8.43% -0.10%
2011 8.53% -0.11%
2010 8.64% 0.23%
2009 8.41% 0.19%
2008 8.22% 0.12%
2007 8.10% -0.17%
2006 8.27% 0.16%
2005 8.11% -0.42%
2004 8.53% -1.39%
2003 9.92% -2.63%
2002 12.55% 4.71%
2001 7.84% 0.30%
2000 7.54% -0.86%
1999 8.40% -0.50%
1998 8.90% 1.40%
1997 7.50% 0.20%
1996 7.30% 1.70%
1995 5.60% 0.90%
1994 4.70% 1.30%
1993 3.40% 2.30%
1992 1.10% 0.10%
1991 1.00% 0.10%