Myanmar Unemployment Rate 1991-2024

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Myanmar unemployment rate for 2020 was 1.48%, a 1.07% increase from 2019.
  • Myanmar unemployment rate for 2019 was 0.41%, a 0.36% decline from 2018.
  • Myanmar unemployment rate for 2018 was 0.77%, a 0.59% decline from 2017.
  • Myanmar unemployment rate for 2017 was 1.36%, a 0.37% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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West Bank and Gaza 25.89%
Eswatini 25.08%
Republic of Congo 22.52%
Sudan 19.29%
Lesotho 18.46%
Tunisia 16.37%
Sao Tome and Principe 15.44%
Cabo Verde 14.88%
Georgia 11.73%
Mauritania 11.14%
Morocco 11.11%
Honduras 10.68%
Angola 10.35%
India 10.20%
Ukraine 9.48%
Egypt 7.94%
Bolivia 7.90%
Mongolia 6.59%
Pakistan 6.55%
Zambia 6.03%
Nigeria 6.00%
Nicaragua 5.94%
Kenya 5.62%
Uzbekistan 5.29%
Bangladesh 5.21%
Sri Lanka 5.20%
Bhutan 5.03%
El Salvador 5.02%
Timor-Leste 4.80%
Kyrgyz Republic 4.63%
Indonesia 4.25%
Cameroon 3.95%
Moldova 3.82%
Ghana 3.77%
Lao PDR 3.58%
Papua New Guinea 2.69%
Philippines 2.52%
Vietnam 2.10%
Vanuatu 2.02%
Myanmar 1.48%
Solomon Islands 0.89%
Cambodia 0.30%
Myanmar Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2020 1.48% 1.07%
2019 0.41% -0.36%
2018 0.77% -0.59%
2017 1.36% 0.37%
2016 0.99% 0.22%
2015 0.77% 0.05%
2014 0.72% 0.00%
2013 0.72% -0.01%
2012 0.73% 0.01%
2011 0.72% 0.02%
2010 0.70% 0.01%
2009 0.69% 0.01%
2008 0.68% 0.01%
2007 0.67% 0.01%
2006 0.66% 0.01%
2005 0.66% 0.00%
2004 0.65% 0.00%
2003 0.66% -0.01%
2002 0.66% 0.01%
2001 0.66% 0.00%
2000 0.65% -0.03%
1999 0.68% -0.02%
1998 0.70% 0.00%
1997 0.70% 0.01%
1996 0.69% 0.01%
1995 0.69% 0.00%
1994 0.69% 0.01%
1993 0.68% -0.03%
1992 0.70% -0.03%
1991 0.73% -0.03%