Montenegro Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Montenegro unemployment rate for 2018 was 15.46%, a 0.61% decline from 2017.
  • Montenegro unemployment rate for 2017 was 16.07%, a 1.65% decline from 2016.
  • Montenegro unemployment rate for 2016 was 17.72%, a 0.18% increase from 2015.
  • Montenegro unemployment rate for 2015 was 17.54%, a 0.45% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
South Africa 26.96%
Namibia 23.10%
North Macedonia 21.55%
St. Lucia 20.87%
Bosnia 20.84%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 19.76%
Gabon 19.49%
Botswana 17.94%
Armenia 17.71%
Libya 17.29%
Montenegro 15.46%
Jordan 15.03%
Albania 13.90%
Serbia 13.51%
Brazil 12.54%
Guyana 12.15%
Algeria 12.15%
Iran 12.00%
Turkey 10.90%
Jamaica 9.45%
Belize 9.37%
Equatorial Guinea 9.16%
Colombia 9.09%
Venezuela 8.37%
Samoa 8.33%
Costa Rica 8.13%
Iraq 7.93%
Suriname 7.63%
Mauritius 6.87%
Lebanon 6.17%
Maldives 6.08%
Dominican Republic 5.83%
Belarus 5.71%
Bulgaria 5.26%
Azerbaijan 5.22%
Kazakhstan 4.89%
Russia 4.74%
Paraguay 4.71%
China 4.42%
Romania 4.30%
Fiji 4.15%
Ecuador 3.91%
Turkmenistan 3.78%
Malaysia 3.36%
Mexico 3.32%
Peru 2.84%
Guatemala 2.73%
Cuba 2.26%
Tonga 1.03%
Thailand 0.67%
Montenegro Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2018 15.46% -0.61%
2017 16.07% -1.65%
2016 17.72% 0.18%
2015 17.54% -0.45%
2014 18.00% -1.50%
2013 19.50% -0.48%
2012 19.98% 0.30%
2011 19.67% 0.02%
2010 19.65% 0.56%
2009 19.09% 1.94%
2008 17.15% -2.25%
2007 19.40% -5.28%
2006 24.68% -5.63%
2005 30.31% -0.39%
2004 30.70% -0.34%
2003 31.04% 0.25%
2002 30.79% 0.66%
2001 30.13% -0.29%
2000 30.42% 0.03%
1999 30.39% 0.32%
1998 30.07% -0.03%
1997 30.10% 0.28%
1996 29.82% -0.10%
1995 29.92% 0.14%
1994 29.78% 0.07%
1993 29.70% 0.79%
1992 28.92% 0.35%
1991 28.57% 0.35%