Slovak Republic Unemployment Rate 1991-2021

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Slovak Republic unemployment rate for 2020 was 6.79%, a 1.04% increase from 2019.
  • Slovak Republic unemployment rate for 2019 was 5.75%, a 0.79% decline from 2018.
  • Slovak Republic unemployment rate for 2018 was 6.54%, a 1.59% decline from 2017.
  • Slovak Republic unemployment rate for 2017 was 8.13%, a 1.54% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
Greece 16.85%
New Caledonia 16.52%
Spain 15.67%
Bahamas 14.41%
French Polynesia 13.81%
Barbados 12.79%
Uruguay 12.67%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 11.84%
Argentina 11.67%
Chile 11.51%
Puerto Rico 11.17%
Panama 10.23%
Canada 9.48%
Italy 9.31%
France 8.62%
Sweden 8.45%
Lithuania 8.43%
Brunei 8.37%
United States 8.31%
Saudi Arabia 8.22%
Latvia 8.19%
Channel Islands 8.16%
Finland 7.83%
Guam 7.51%
Cyprus 7.21%
Portugal 7.20%
Croatia 7.20%
Luxembourg 6.96%
Slovak Republic 6.79%
Kuwait 6.79%
Trinidad and Tobago 6.74%
Australia 6.61%
Estonia 6.46%
Belgium 6.01%
Ireland 5.92%
Hong Kong 5.80%
Austria 5.77%
Denmark 5.66%
Singapore 5.19%
Slovenia 5.17%
Iceland 5.01%
UAE 5.00%
Oman 4.97%
Switzerland 4.94%
Norway 4.62%
Israel 4.61%
New Zealand 4.55%
Hungary 4.35%
United Kingdom 4.34%
Germany 4.31%
Malta 4.09%
Bahrain 4.09%
Netherlands 4.09%
South Korea 4.07%
Poland 3.55%
Qatar 3.45%
Japan 2.97%
Czech Republic 2.94%
Macao 2.50%
Slovak Republic Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2020 6.79% 1.04%
2019 5.75% -0.79%
2018 6.54% -1.59%
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% 0.34%
2011 13.62% -0.76%
2010 14.38% 2.35%
2009 12.03% 2.52%
2008 9.51% -1.63%
2007 11.14% -2.23%
2006 13.37% -2.89%
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% 3.11%
1999 15.95% 3.76%
1998 12.19% 0.30%
1997 11.89% 0.55%
1996 11.34% -1.77%
1995 13.11% -0.54%
1994 13.65% 1.45%
1993 12.20% -0.05%
1992 12.25% -0.02%
1991 12.27% -0.02%