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 2019 was 14.88%, a 0.29% decline from 2018.
  • Montenegro unemployment rate for 2018 was 15.18%, a 0.9% 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.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
South Africa 28.18%
St. Lucia 20.71%
Namibia 20.27%
Gabon 20.00%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 18.88%
Libya 18.56%
Bosnia 18.43%
Botswana 18.19%
North Macedonia 17.76%
Armenia 16.99%
Montenegro 14.88%
Jordan 14.72%
Turkey 13.49%
Iraq 12.82%
Serbia 12.69%
Albania 12.33%
Brazil 12.08%
Costa Rica 11.85%
Guyana 11.85%
Algeria 11.70%
Iran 11.38%
Colombia 9.71%
Venezuela 8.80%
Samoa 8.36%
Jamaica 8.00%
Suriname 7.33%
Mauritius 6.67%
Equatorial Guinea 6.43%
Belize 6.41%
Lebanon 6.23%
Maldives 6.14%
Dominican Republic 5.85%
Azerbaijan 5.51%
Paraguay 4.81%
Belarus 4.60%
Kazakhstan 4.59%
Russia 4.59%
Bulgaria 4.34%
China 4.32%
Fiji 4.10%
Romania 3.98%
Ecuador 3.97%
Turkmenistan 3.91%
Mexico 3.43%
Malaysia 3.32%
Peru 3.31%
Guatemala 2.46%
Cuba 1.64%
Tonga 1.12%
Thailand 0.75%
Montenegro Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 14.88% -0.29%
2018 15.18% -0.90%
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 19.97% 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% -5.11%
2006 24.51% -5.81%
2005 30.31% -0.19%
2004 30.50% -0.15%
2003 30.65% 0.02%
2002 30.63% 0.16%
2001 30.47% -0.01%
2000 30.47% -0.06%
1999 30.53% 0.15%
1998 30.38% -0.01%
1997 30.40% -0.04%
1996 30.43% 0.04%
1995 30.39% 0.02%
1994 30.37% 0.05%
1993 30.32% 0.29%
1992 30.02% 0.15%
1991 29.87% 0.15%