Trinidad and Tobago Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Trinidad and Tobago unemployment rate for 2019 was 2.69%, a 0.19% increase from 2018.
  • Trinidad and Tobago unemployment rate for 2018 was 2.50%, a 0.21% decline from 2017.
  • Trinidad and Tobago unemployment rate for 2017 was 2.71%, a 0.27% decline from 2016.
  • Trinidad and Tobago unemployment rate for 2016 was 2.97%, a 0.76% increase 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%
Trinidad and Tobago Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 2.69% 0.19%
2018 2.50% -0.21%
2017 2.71% -0.27%
2016 2.97% 0.76%
2015 2.21% -0.01%
2014 2.22% -0.24%
2013 2.46% -0.99%
2012 3.45% 0.21%
2011 3.25% -0.53%
2010 3.78% 0.23%
2009 3.55% 1.15%
2008 2.40% -0.03%
2007 2.43% -0.31%
2006 2.73% -0.38%
2005 3.12% -0.28%
2004 3.40% -0.26%
2003 3.66% -0.10%
2002 3.76% 0.15%
2001 3.61% 0.03%
2000 3.57% -0.15%
1999 3.72% 0.19%
1998 3.53% -0.11%
1997 3.63% -0.09%
1996 3.73% -0.06%
1995 3.79% -0.01%
1994 3.80% -0.07%
1993 3.87% 0.34%
1992 3.53% 0.36%
1991 3.17% 0.36%