Suriname Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Suriname unemployment rate for 2019 was 7.33%, a 0.34% increase from 2018.
  • Suriname unemployment rate for 2018 was 6.99%, a 0.09% decline from 2017.
  • Suriname unemployment rate for 2017 was 7.08%, a 0.09% decline from 2016.
  • Suriname unemployment rate for 2016 was 7.17%, a 0.05% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
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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%
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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%
Suriname Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 7.33% 0.34%
2018 6.99% -0.09%
2017 7.08% -0.09%
2016 7.17% -0.05%
2015 7.22% 0.28%
2014 6.94% 0.34%
2013 6.60% -1.50%
2012 8.10% 0.56%
2011 7.54% 0.39%
2010 7.15% -1.57%
2009 8.72% 0.20%
2008 8.52% -0.18%
2007 8.70% -0.28%
2006 8.97% -0.30%
2005 9.28% -0.22%
2004 9.49% -0.83%
2003 10.32% -0.78%
2002 11.10% -0.74%
2001 11.84% -0.85%
2000 12.69% -0.91%
1999 13.60% 2.97%
1998 10.63% 0.07%
1997 10.56% -0.32%
1996 10.88% 2.49%
1995 8.39% -4.31%
1994 12.70% -2.94%
1993 15.64% -1.64%
1992 17.28% 0.12%
1991 17.16% 0.12%