Lithuania Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Lithuania unemployment rate for 2019 was 6.35%, a 0.21% increase from 2018.
  • Lithuania unemployment rate for 2018 was 6.15%, a 0.93% decline from 2017.
  • Lithuania unemployment rate for 2017 was 7.07%, a 0.79% decline from 2016.
  • Lithuania unemployment rate for 2016 was 7.86%, a 1.26% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
Greece 17.24%
Spain 13.96%
New Caledonia 12.80%
French Polynesia 12.10%
Bahamas 10.36%
Barbados 10.33%
Italy 9.89%
Argentina 9.79%
Brunei 9.12%
Uruguay 8.73%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 8.66%
France 8.43%
Puerto Rico 8.19%
Channel Islands 7.49%
Cyprus 7.27%
Chile 7.09%
Croatia 6.94%
Finland 6.60%
Latvia 6.52%
Sweden 6.48%
Lithuania 6.35%
Portugal 6.33%
Saudi Arabia 5.93%
Belgium 5.59%
Canada 5.56%
Slovak Republic 5.56%
Luxembourg 5.36%
Guam 5.31%
Australia 5.27%
Estonia 5.12%
Ireland 4.93%
Denmark 4.91%
Austria 4.67%
Switzerland 4.58%
Slovenia 4.20%
South Korea 4.15%
Singapore 4.11%
New Zealand 4.07%
Panama 3.90%
Israel 3.86%
United Kingdom 3.85%
United States 3.68%
Hong Kong 3.63%
Poland 3.47%
Malta 3.47%
Hungary 3.40%
Norway 3.35%
Netherlands 3.20%
Germany 3.04%
Iceland 2.84%
Trinidad and Tobago 2.69%
Oman 2.67%
UAE 2.35%
Japan 2.29%
Macao 2.24%
Kuwait 2.18%
Czech Republic 1.93%
Bahrain 0.71%
Qatar 0.09%
Lithuania Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 6.35% 0.21%
2018 6.15% -0.93%
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% -2.03%
2011 15.39% -2.42%
2010 17.81% 4.03%
2009 13.79% 7.96%
2008 5.83% 1.58%
2007 4.25% -1.53%
2006 5.78% -2.55%
2005 8.33% -2.36%
2004 10.68% -2.19%
2003 12.87% -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%