Virgin Islands (U.S.) Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Virgin Islands (U.S.) unemployment rate for 2021 was 13.27%, a 0.28% decline from 2020.
  • Virgin Islands (U.S.) unemployment rate for 2020 was 13.55%, a 1.08% increase from 2019.
  • Virgin Islands (U.S.) unemployment rate for 2019 was 12.47%, a 0.04% increase from 2018.
  • Virgin Islands (U.S.) unemployment rate for 2018 was 12.43%, a 0.1% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
New Caledonia 16.57%
Greece 14.80%
Spain 14.73%
French Polynesia 14.39%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 13.27%
Bahamas 13.24%
Panama 12.09%
Argentina 10.90%
Uruguay 10.45%
Barbados 10.41%
Italy 9.83%
Chile 9.13%
Croatia 8.68%
Sweden 8.66%
Puerto Rico 8.27%
France 8.06%
Lithuania 7.90%
Brunei 7.65%
Latvia 7.60%
Finland 7.53%
Canada 7.51%
Channel Islands 7.37%
Saudi Arabia 7.36%
Guam 6.98%
Slovak Republic 6.74%
Portugal 6.65%
Ireland 6.63%
Belgium 6.42%
Estonia 6.33%
Austria 6.30%
Cyprus 6.13%
United States 5.46%
Iceland 5.40%
Switzerland 5.32%
Hong Kong 5.32%
Luxembourg 5.23%
Australia 5.11%
Israel 5.05%
Norway 4.99%
Trinidad and Tobago 4.81%
Denmark 4.80%
United Kingdom 4.53%
Slovenia 4.42%
New Zealand 4.12%
Hungary 4.12%
Netherlands 4.01%
Kuwait 3.71%
Singapore 3.62%
Germany 3.54%
South Korea 3.53%
Malta 3.50%
Poland 3.37%
UAE 3.36%
Oman 3.12%
Macao 3.01%
Czech Republic 2.89%
Japan 2.80%
Bahrain 1.87%
Qatar 0.26%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2021 13.27% -0.28%
2020 13.55% 1.08%
2019 12.47% 0.04%
2018 12.43% 0.10%
2017 12.33% -0.35%
2016 12.68% 0.06%
2015 12.62% -0.17%
2014 12.79% 0.04%
2013 12.76% 0.52%
2012 12.23% 0.15%
2011 12.08% 0.35%
2010 11.73% 0.15%
2009 11.58% 1.28%
2008 10.31% 0.12%
2007 10.19% -0.22%
2006 10.41% -0.55%
2005 10.96% -0.08%
2004 11.05% -0.32%
2003 11.36% 0.17%
2002 11.20% 0.11%
2001 11.08% -0.03%
2000 11.11% -0.39%
1999 11.50% -0.37%
1998 11.86% -0.26%
1997 12.12% -0.09%
1996 12.21% 0.08%
1995 12.13% -0.34%
1994 12.47% -0.23%
1993 12.70% 0.19%
1992 12.51% 0.16%
1991 12.35% 0.16%