Qatar Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Qatar unemployment rate for 2019 was 0.09%, a 0.02% decline from 2018.
  • Qatar unemployment rate for 2018 was 0.11%, a 0.03% decline from 2017.
  • Qatar unemployment rate for 2017 was 0.14%, a 0.01% decline from 2016.
  • Qatar unemployment rate for 2016 was 0.15%, a 0.02% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
Greece 17.24%
Spain 13.96%
New Caledonia 12.80%
French Polynesia 12.10%
Bahamas 10.36%
Barbados 10.33%
Italy 9.89%
Argentina 9.79%
Brunei 9.12%
Uruguay 8.73%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 8.66%
France 8.43%
Puerto Rico 8.19%
Channel Islands 7.49%
Cyprus 7.27%
Chile 7.09%
Croatia 6.94%
Finland 6.60%
Latvia 6.52%
Sweden 6.48%
Lithuania 6.35%
Portugal 6.33%
Saudi Arabia 5.93%
Belgium 5.59%
Canada 5.56%
Slovak Republic 5.56%
Luxembourg 5.36%
Guam 5.31%
Australia 5.27%
Estonia 5.12%
Ireland 4.93%
Denmark 4.91%
Austria 4.67%
Switzerland 4.58%
Slovenia 4.20%
South Korea 4.15%
Singapore 4.11%
New Zealand 4.07%
Panama 3.90%
Israel 3.86%
United Kingdom 3.85%
United States 3.68%
Hong Kong 3.63%
Poland 3.47%
Malta 3.47%
Hungary 3.40%
Norway 3.35%
Netherlands 3.20%
Germany 3.04%
Iceland 2.84%
Trinidad and Tobago 2.69%
Oman 2.67%
UAE 2.35%
Japan 2.29%
Macao 2.24%
Kuwait 2.18%
Czech Republic 1.93%
Bahrain 0.71%
Qatar 0.09%
Qatar Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 0.09% -0.02%
2018 0.11% -0.03%
2017 0.14% -0.01%
2016 0.15% -0.02%
2015 0.17% -0.03%
2014 0.20% -0.08%
2013 0.28% -0.20%
2012 0.48% -0.08%
2011 0.56% 0.11%
2010 0.45% 0.14%
2009 0.31% 0.00%
2008 0.31% -0.21%
2007 0.52% -0.35%
2006 0.87% -0.26%
2005 1.13% -0.45%
2004 1.58% -0.17%
2003 1.75% -0.02%
2002 1.77% 0.11%
2001 1.66% 0.07%
2000 1.59% -0.56%
1999 2.15% 0.01%
1998 2.14% 0.02%
1997 2.13% -0.33%
1996 2.45% -0.23%
1995 2.68% -0.22%
1994 2.90% -0.07%
1993 2.97% 0.89%
1992 2.08% 0.54%
1991 1.54% 0.54%