Paraguay Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Paraguay unemployment rate for 2019 was 4.81%, a 0.28% increase from 2018.
  • Paraguay unemployment rate for 2018 was 4.53%, a 0.08% decline from 2017.
  • Paraguay unemployment rate for 2017 was 4.62%, a 0.64% decline from 2016.
  • Paraguay unemployment rate for 2016 was 5.26%, a 0.7% 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%
Paraguay Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 4.81% 0.28%
2018 4.53% -0.08%
2017 4.62% -0.64%
2016 5.26% 0.70%
2015 4.56% -0.48%
2014 5.03% 0.65%
2013 4.39% 0.30%
2012 4.09% -0.58%
2011 4.67% 0.10%
2010 4.57% -0.89%
2009 5.46% 1.05%
2008 4.42% -0.30%
2007 4.71% -0.56%
2006 5.28% 0.45%
2005 4.83% -1.69%
2004 6.51% -0.30%
2003 6.81% -2.58%
2002 9.39% 0.09%
2001 9.30% 0.00%
2000 9.30% -0.03%
1999 9.34% 0.08%
1998 9.25% -0.01%
1997 9.26% -0.02%
1996 9.28% 0.03%
1995 9.25% 0.01%
1994 9.24% 0.03%
1993 9.21% 0.16%
1992 9.05% 0.08%
1991 8.97% 0.08%