Vietnam Unemployment Rate 1991-2024

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Vietnam unemployment rate for 2022 was 1.92%, a 0.46% decline from 2021.
  • Vietnam unemployment rate for 2021 was 2.38%, a 0.28% increase from 2020.
  • Vietnam unemployment rate for 2020 was 2.10%, a 0.42% increase from 2019.
  • Vietnam unemployment rate for 2019 was 1.68%, a 0.52% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Zambia 6.13%
Uzbekistan 6.01%
Nigeria 5.76%
Nicaragua 5.57%
Kenya 5.50%
Timor-Leste 4.86%
Bangladesh 4.70%
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Bhutan 3.60%
Indonesia 3.55%
Papua New Guinea 2.75%
Lao PDR 2.63%
Moldova 2.28%
Philippines 2.24%
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Vietnam Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2022 1.92% -0.46%
2021 2.38% 0.28%
2020 2.10% 0.42%
2019 1.68% 0.52%
2018 1.16% -0.71%
2017 1.87% 0.02%
2016 1.85% 0.00%
2015 1.85% 0.59%
2014 1.26% -0.06%
2013 1.32% 0.29%
2012 1.03% 0.03%
2011 1.00% -0.11%
2010 1.11% -0.63%
2009 1.74% -0.19%
2008 1.93% -0.10%
2007 2.03% -0.06%
2006 2.09% -0.01%
2005 2.09% -0.05%
2004 2.14% -0.11%
2003 2.25% 0.13%
2002 2.12% -0.64%
2001 2.76% 0.50%
2000 2.26% -0.07%
1999 2.33% 0.04%
1998 2.29% -0.58%
1997 2.87% 0.94%
1996 1.93% 0.02%
1995 1.91% -0.04%
1994 1.95% -0.04%
1993 1.99% 0.05%
1992 1.94% -0.19%
1991 2.12% -0.19%