Tajikistan Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

NOTE: All 2020 and later data are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Tajikistan unemployment rate for 2019 was 11.02%, a 0.12% decline from 2018.
  • Tajikistan unemployment rate for 2018 was 11.13%, a 0.14% decline from 2017.
  • Tajikistan unemployment rate for 2017 was 11.27%, a 0.14% decline from 2016.
  • Tajikistan unemployment rate for 2016 was 11.42%, a 0.08% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Gambia 9.06%
Syrian Arab Republic 8.37%
Mali 7.22%
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Comoros 4.34%
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Tajikistan Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 11.02% -0.12%
2018 11.13% -0.14%
2017 11.27% -0.14%
2016 11.42% -0.08%
2015 11.50% -0.07%
2014 11.57% -0.10%
2013 11.67% 0.03%
2012 11.64% 0.02%
2011 11.61% 0.01%
2010 11.61% 0.11%
2009 11.50% 0.11%
2008 11.39% -0.41%
2007 11.80% -0.56%
2006 12.36% -0.61%
2005 12.96% -0.49%
2004 13.45% -0.47%
2003 13.93% -0.37%
2002 14.30% -0.27%
2001 14.57% -0.39%
2000 14.96% -0.44%
1999 15.40% -1.10%
1998 16.50% 2.60%
1997 13.90% 0.50%
1996 13.40% 3.10%
1995 10.30% 1.50%
1994 8.80% 2.60%
1993 6.20% 4.10%
1992 2.10% 0.20%
1991 1.90% 0.20%