Lithuania Unemployment Rate 1991-2021

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Lithuania unemployment rate for 2020 was 8.43%, a 2.17% increase from 2019.
  • Lithuania unemployment rate for 2019 was 6.26%, a 0.11% increase from 2018.
  • Lithuania unemployment rate for 2018 was 6.15%, a 0.92% decline from 2017.
  • Lithuania unemployment rate for 2017 was 7.07%, a 0.79% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
Greece 16.85%
New Caledonia 16.52%
Spain 15.67%
Bahamas 14.41%
French Polynesia 13.81%
Barbados 12.79%
Uruguay 12.67%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 11.84%
Argentina 11.67%
Chile 11.51%
Puerto Rico 11.17%
Panama 10.23%
Canada 9.48%
Italy 9.31%
France 8.62%
Sweden 8.45%
Lithuania 8.43%
Brunei 8.37%
United States 8.31%
Saudi Arabia 8.22%
Latvia 8.19%
Channel Islands 8.16%
Finland 7.83%
Guam 7.51%
Cyprus 7.21%
Croatia 7.20%
Portugal 7.20%
Luxembourg 6.96%
Slovak Republic 6.79%
Kuwait 6.79%
Trinidad and Tobago 6.74%
Australia 6.61%
Estonia 6.46%
Belgium 6.01%
Ireland 5.92%
Hong Kong 5.80%
Austria 5.77%
Denmark 5.66%
Singapore 5.19%
Slovenia 5.17%
Iceland 5.01%
UAE 5.00%
Oman 4.97%
Switzerland 4.94%
Norway 4.62%
Israel 4.61%
New Zealand 4.55%
Hungary 4.35%
United Kingdom 4.34%
Germany 4.31%
Bahrain 4.09%
Netherlands 4.09%
Malta 4.09%
South Korea 4.07%
Poland 3.55%
Qatar 3.45%
Japan 2.97%
Czech Republic 2.94%
Macao 2.50%
Lithuania Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2020 8.43% 2.17%
2019 6.26% 0.11%
2018 6.15% -0.92%
2017 7.07% -0.79%
2016 7.86% -1.26%
2015 9.12% -1.58%
2014 10.70% -1.07%
2013 11.77% -1.60%
2012 13.37% -2.02%
2011 15.39% -2.42%
2010 17.81% 4.02%
2009 13.79% 7.96%
2008 5.83% 1.58%
2007 4.25% -1.53%
2006 5.78% -2.55%
2005 8.33% -2.35%
2004 10.68% -2.20%
2003 12.88% -0.13%
2002 13.01% -3.83%
2001 16.84% 0.91%
2000 15.93% 2.54%
1999 13.39% -0.32%
1998 13.71% -0.42%
1997 14.13% -2.27%
1996 16.40% -1.14%
1995 17.54% 3.74%
1994 13.80% 0.00%
1993 13.80% 12.60%
1992 1.20% 0.10%
1991 1.10% 0.10%