Lebanon Unemployment Rate 1991-2024

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Lebanon unemployment rate for 2022 was 12.64%, a 0.14% increase from 2021.
  • Lebanon unemployment rate for 2021 was 12.50%, a 0.47% decline from 2020.
  • Lebanon unemployment rate for 2020 was 12.97%, a 1.67% increase from 2019.
  • Lebanon unemployment rate for 2019 was 11.30%, a 0.57% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
South Africa 29.81%
Gabon 21.47%
Namibia 20.85%
Botswana 20.68%
Libya 20.68%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 18.98%
Jordan 17.87%
St. Lucia 17.36%
Iraq 15.55%
Montenegro 15.40%
North Macedonia 15.08%
Bosnia 14.05%
Lebanon 12.64%
Armenia 12.56%
Guyana 12.36%
Albania 11.81%
Algeria 11.55%
Costa Rica 11.45%
Iran 10.96%
Colombia 10.73%
Samoa 10.31%
Turkey 10.03%
Belize 9.69%
Serbia 9.47%
Brazil 9.46%
Equatorial Guinea 8.69%
Suriname 8.64%
Mauritius 7.23%
Dominican Republic 7.12%
Paraguay 6.89%
Jamaica 6.05%
Azerbaijan 5.46%
Romania 5.44%
Venezuela 5.33%
Turkmenistan 5.02%
Kazakhstan 5.01%
China 4.89%
Maldives 4.88%
Bulgaria 4.40%
Fiji 4.33%
Belarus 4.17%
Ecuador 3.96%
Malaysia 3.73%
Peru 3.66%
Mexico 3.31%
Tonga 3.01%
Guatemala 2.57%
Cuba 1.39%
Thailand 0.86%
Lebanon Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2022 12.64% 0.14%
2021 12.50% -0.47%
2020 12.97% 1.67%
2019 11.30% 0.57%
2018 10.73% 0.52%
2017 10.21% 0.49%
2016 9.72% 0.46%
2015 9.26% 0.50%
2014 8.77% 0.49%
2013 8.28% 0.45%
2012 7.83% 0.45%
2011 7.38% 0.55%
2010 6.84% 0.49%
2009 6.35% -1.32%
2008 7.67% -1.31%
2007 8.98% 0.28%
2006 8.70% 0.41%
2005 8.29% 0.44%
2004 7.85% -0.14%
2003 7.99% -0.10%
2002 8.09% -0.09%
2001 8.19% -0.13%
2000 8.32% -0.13%
1999 8.44% -0.04%
1998 8.49% -0.13%
1997 8.62% 0.14%
1996 8.48% -0.06%
1995 8.53% 0.03%
1994 8.50% 0.04%
1993 8.46% 0.02%
1992 8.44% 0.03%
1991 8.41% 0.03%