Serbia Unemployment Rate 1991-2021

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Serbia unemployment rate for 2020 was 9.08%, a 1.32% decline from 2019.
  • Serbia unemployment rate for 2019 was 10.40%, a 2.33% decline from 2018.
  • Serbia unemployment rate for 2018 was 12.73%, a 0.75% decline from 2017.
  • Serbia unemployment rate for 2017 was 13.48%, a 1.78% 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%
Serbia Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2020 9.08% -1.32%
2019 10.40% -2.33%
2018 12.73% -0.75%
2017 13.48% -1.78%
2016 15.26% -2.40%
2015 17.66% -1.56%
2014 19.22% -2.93%
2013 22.15% -1.85%
2012 24.00% 1.03%
2011 22.97% 3.75%
2010 19.22% 3.08%
2009 16.14% 2.43%
2008 13.71% -4.35%
2007 18.06% -2.79%
2006 20.85% 0.00%
2005 20.85% 2.35%
2004 18.50% 3.30%
2003 15.20% 1.40%
2002 13.80% 1.00%
2001 12.80% 0.20%
2000 12.60% -1.10%
1999 13.70% 0.00%
1998 13.70% -0.10%
1997 13.80% 0.60%
1996 13.20% -0.20%
1995 13.40% -0.01%
1994 13.41% 0.05%
1993 13.36% 0.13%
1992 13.23% 0.08%
1991 13.15% 0.08%