Moldova Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Moldova unemployment rate for 2019 was 5.47%, a 2.5% increase from 2018.
  • Moldova unemployment rate for 2018 was 2.98%, a 1.12% decline from 2017.
  • Moldova unemployment rate for 2017 was 4.10%, a 0.09% decline from 2016.
  • Moldova unemployment rate for 2016 was 4.19%, a 0.49% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Georgia 14.40%
Sao Tome and Principe 13.37%
Cabo Verde 12.25%
Zambia 11.43%
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Djibouti 10.30%
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Ukraine 8.88%
Nigeria 8.10%
Angola 6.89%
Nicaragua 6.84%
Kyrgyz Republic 6.33%
Mongolia 6.01%
Uzbekistan 5.92%
Moldova 5.47%
Honduras 5.39%
India 5.36%
Indonesia 4.69%
Timor-Leste 4.55%
Pakistan 4.45%
Vanuatu 4.39%
Ghana 4.33%
Sri Lanka 4.20%
Bangladesh 4.19%
El Salvador 4.11%
Bolivia 3.50%
Cameroon 3.38%
Kenya 2.64%
Papua New Guinea 2.46%
Bhutan 2.34%
Philippines 2.15%
Vietnam 2.01%
Myanmar 1.58%
Cambodia 0.68%
Lao PDR 0.63%
Solomon Islands 0.58%
Moldova Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 5.47% 2.50%
2018 2.98% -1.12%
2017 4.10% -0.09%
2016 4.19% 0.49%
2015 3.69% -0.16%
2014 3.86% -1.25%
2013 5.10% -0.47%
2012 5.58% -1.10%
2011 6.68% -0.76%
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%