Turkey Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Turkey unemployment rate for 2019 was 13.49%, a 2.6% increase from 2018.
  • Turkey unemployment rate for 2018 was 10.89%, a 0.07% increase from 2017.
  • Turkey unemployment rate for 2017 was 10.82%, a 0.02% decline from 2016.
  • Turkey unemployment rate for 2016 was 10.84%, a 0.6% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
South Africa 28.18%
St. Lucia 20.71%
Namibia 20.27%
Gabon 20.00%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 18.88%
Libya 18.56%
Bosnia 18.43%
Botswana 18.19%
North Macedonia 17.76%
Armenia 16.99%
Montenegro 14.88%
Jordan 14.72%
Turkey 13.49%
Iraq 12.82%
Serbia 12.69%
Albania 12.33%
Brazil 12.08%
Costa Rica 11.85%
Guyana 11.85%
Algeria 11.70%
Iran 11.38%
Colombia 9.71%
Venezuela 8.80%
Samoa 8.36%
Jamaica 8.00%
Suriname 7.33%
Mauritius 6.67%
Equatorial Guinea 6.43%
Belize 6.41%
Lebanon 6.23%
Maldives 6.14%
Dominican Republic 5.85%
Azerbaijan 5.51%
Paraguay 4.81%
Belarus 4.60%
Kazakhstan 4.59%
Russia 4.59%
Bulgaria 4.34%
China 4.32%
Fiji 4.10%
Romania 3.98%
Ecuador 3.97%
Turkmenistan 3.91%
Mexico 3.43%
Malaysia 3.32%
Peru 3.31%
Guatemala 2.46%
Cuba 1.64%
Tonga 1.12%
Thailand 0.75%
Turkey Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 13.49% 2.60%
2018 10.89% 0.07%
2017 10.82% -0.02%
2016 10.84% 0.60%
2015 10.24% 0.36%
2014 9.88% 1.15%
2013 8.73% 0.58%
2012 8.15% -0.65%
2011 8.80% -1.86%
2010 10.66% -1.89%
2009 12.55% 2.84%
2008 9.71% 0.84%
2007 8.87% 0.15%
2006 8.72% -1.92%
2005 10.64% -0.20%
2004 10.84% 0.30%
2003 10.54% 0.18%
2002 10.36% 1.98%
2001 8.38% 1.89%
2000 6.50% -1.19%
1999 7.69% 0.80%
1998 6.89% 0.05%
1997 6.84% 0.21%
1996 6.63% -1.02%
1995 7.64% -0.93%
1994 8.58% -0.39%
1993 8.96% 0.45%
1992 8.51% 0.30%
1991 8.21% 0.30%