Moldova Unemployment Rate 1991-2021

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Moldova unemployment rate for 2020 was 4.71%, a 0.39% decline from 2019.
  • Moldova unemployment rate for 2019 was 5.10%, a 0.99% increase from 2018.
  • Moldova unemployment rate for 2018 was 4.11%, a 0.01% increase from 2017.
  • Moldova unemployment rate for 2017 was 4.10%, a 0.09% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Moldova Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2020 4.71% -0.39%
2019 5.10% 0.99%
2018 4.11% 0.01%
2017 4.10% -0.09%
2016 4.19% 0.50%
2015 3.69% -0.17%
2014 3.86% -1.24%
2013 5.10% -0.48%
2012 5.58% -1.10%
2011 6.68% -0.77%
2010 7.45% 1.05%
2009 6.40% 2.42%
2008 3.98% -1.09%
2007 5.07% -2.31%
2006 7.38% 0.09%
2005 7.29% -0.88%
2004 8.17% 0.22%
2003 7.95% 1.15%
2002 6.80% -0.49%
2001 7.29% -1.17%
2000 8.46% -2.68%
1999 11.14% 1.14%
1998 10.00% 2.10%
1997 7.90% 0.00%
1996 7.90% 2.60%
1995 5.30% -0.50%
1994 5.80% 2.10%
1993 3.70% 0.00%
1992 3.70% 1.80%
1991 1.90% 1.80%