Paraguay Unemployment Rate 1991-2021

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Paraguay unemployment rate for 2020 was 7.61%, a 1.01% increase from 2019.
  • Paraguay unemployment rate for 2019 was 6.60%, a 1.04% increase from 2018.
  • Paraguay unemployment rate for 2018 was 5.56%, a 0.94% increase from 2017.
  • Paraguay unemployment rate for 2017 was 4.62%, a 0.64% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
South Africa 28.74%
Gabon 20.47%
Namibia 20.35%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 20.27%
Armenia 20.21%
Libya 19.39%
Jordan 18.50%
North Macedonia 18.40%
Botswana 17.70%
St. Lucia 17.13%
Costa Rica 17.08%
Bosnia 16.85%
Montenegro 15.86%
Guyana 15.82%
Colombia 15.44%
Turkey 13.92%
Iraq 13.74%
Brazil 13.67%
Algeria 12.83%
Albania 11.70%
Iran 10.96%
Equatorial Guinea 9.15%
Venezuela 9.14%
Serbia 9.08%
Dominican Republic 8.90%
Samoa 8.87%
Suriname 8.65%
Jamaica 8.40%
Belize 7.82%
Paraguay 7.61%
Maldives 7.18%
Mauritius 7.11%
Lebanon 6.61%
Azerbaijan 6.27%
Peru 6.24%
Ecuador 6.23%
Kazakhstan 6.05%
Russia 5.73%
Bulgaria 5.71%
Belarus 5.28%
China 5.00%
Romania 4.84%
Fiji 4.79%
Mexico 4.71%
Guatemala 4.65%
Malaysia 4.55%
Turkmenistan 4.38%
Tonga 4.37%
Cuba 3.87%
Thailand 1.02%
Paraguay Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2020 7.61% 1.01%
2019 6.60% 1.04%
2018 5.56% 0.94%
2017 4.62% -0.64%
2016 5.26% 0.70%
2015 4.56% -0.47%
2014 5.03% 0.64%
2013 4.39% 0.30%
2012 4.09% -0.58%
2011 4.67% 0.10%
2010 4.57% -0.89%
2009 5.46% 1.04%
2008 4.42% -0.29%
2007 4.71% -0.57%
2006 5.28% 0.45%
2005 4.83% -1.68%
2004 6.51% -0.30%
2003 6.81% -2.58%
2002 9.39% 0.06%
2001 9.33% -0.03%
2000 9.36% -0.04%
1999 9.40% 0.06%
1998 9.34% 0.00%
1997 9.34% -0.02%
1996 9.36% 0.00%
1995 9.36% 0.00%
1994 9.36% 0.05%
1993 9.31% 0.15%
1992 9.16% 0.10%
1991 9.06% 0.10%