Tunisia Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Tunisia unemployment rate for 2019 was 16.02%, a 0.56% increase from 2018.
  • Tunisia unemployment rate for 2018 was 15.46%, a 0.08% increase from 2017.
  • Tunisia unemployment rate for 2017 was 15.38%, a 0.14% decline from 2016.
  • Tunisia unemployment rate for 2016 was 15.51%, a 0.3% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
West Bank and Gaza 26.17%
Lesotho 23.41%
Eswatini 22.08%
Sudan 16.54%
Tunisia 16.02%
Georgia 14.40%
Sao Tome and Principe 13.37%
Cabo Verde 12.25%
Zambia 11.43%
Egypt 10.76%
Djibouti 10.30%
Mauritania 9.55%
Congo, Rep. 9.47%
Morocco 9.02%
Ukraine 8.88%
Nigeria 8.10%
Angola 6.89%
Nicaragua 6.84%
Kyrgyz Republic 6.33%
Mongolia 6.01%
Uzbekistan 5.92%
Moldova 5.47%
Honduras 5.39%
India 5.36%
Indonesia 4.69%
Timor-Leste 4.55%
Pakistan 4.45%
Vanuatu 4.39%
Ghana 4.33%
Sri Lanka 4.20%
Bangladesh 4.19%
El Salvador 4.11%
Bolivia 3.50%
Cameroon 3.38%
Kenya 2.64%
Papua New Guinea 2.46%
Bhutan 2.34%
Philippines 2.15%
Vietnam 2.01%
Myanmar 1.58%
Cambodia 0.68%
Lao PDR 0.63%
Solomon Islands 0.58%
Tunisia Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 16.02% 0.56%
2018 15.46% 0.08%
2017 15.38% -0.14%
2016 15.51% 0.30%
2015 15.22% 0.16%
2014 15.06% -0.88%
2013 15.93% -1.70%
2012 17.63% -0.70%
2011 18.33% 5.29%
2010 13.05% -0.24%
2009 13.29% 0.85%
2008 12.44% 0.08%
2007 12.37% -0.15%
2006 12.51% -0.36%
2005 12.87% -1.36%
2004 14.23% -0.28%
2003 14.51% -0.04%
2002 14.55% 0.15%
2001 14.40% -0.54%
2000 14.94% -0.27%
1999 15.21% -0.32%
1998 15.53% -0.41%
1997 15.94% -0.02%
1996 15.96% 0.03%
1995 15.93% 0.01%
1994 15.93% 0.03%
1993 15.89% 0.17%
1992 15.72% 0.09%
1991 15.63% 0.09%