Vietnam Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Vietnam unemployment rate for 2019 was 2.01%, a 0.02% increase from 2018.
  • Vietnam unemployment rate for 2018 was 1.99%, a 0.06% decline from 2017.
  • Vietnam unemployment rate for 2017 was 2.05%, a 0.03% decline from 2016.
  • Vietnam unemployment rate for 2016 was 2.08%, a 0.04% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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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%
Vietnam Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 2.01% 0.02%
2018 1.99% -0.06%
2017 2.05% -0.03%
2016 2.08% -0.04%
2015 2.13% 0.25%
2014 1.87% -0.10%
2013 1.98% 0.30%
2012 1.68% -0.20%
2011 1.88% 0.76%
2010 1.11% -0.62%
2009 1.74% -0.05%
2008 1.79% -0.24%
2007 2.03% -0.05%
2006 2.08% -0.06%
2005 2.14% 0.00%
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% 0.01%
1995 1.92% 0.00%
1994 1.92% 0.01%
1993 1.91% 0.05%
1992 1.85% 0.03%
1991 1.83% 0.03%