Slovak Republic Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Slovak Republic unemployment rate for 2019 was 5.56%, a 0.98% decline from 2018.
  • Slovak Republic unemployment rate for 2018 was 6.54%, a 1.6% decline from 2017.
  • Slovak Republic unemployment rate for 2017 was 8.13%, a 1.54% decline from 2016.
  • Slovak Republic unemployment rate for 2016 was 9.67%, a 1.81% 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%
Slovak Republic Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 5.56% -0.98%
2018 6.54% -1.60%
2017 8.13% -1.54%
2016 9.67% -1.81%
2015 11.48% -1.70%
2014 13.18% -1.04%
2013 14.22% 0.26%
2012 13.96% 0.35%
2011 13.62% -0.76%
2010 14.38% 2.35%
2009 12.03% 2.52%
2008 9.51% -1.64%
2007 11.14% -2.23%
2006 13.37% -2.88%
2005 16.26% -2.34%
2004 18.60% 1.48%
2003 17.12% -1.60%
2002 18.72% -0.66%
2001 19.38% 0.32%
2000 19.06% 3.12%
1999 15.95% 3.76%
1998 12.19% 0.29%
1997 11.89% 0.55%
1996 11.34% -1.77%
1995 13.11% -0.55%
1994 13.65% 1.45%
1993 12.20% 0.55%
1992 11.65% 0.98%
1991 10.67% 0.98%